Born to be Digital: New Technologies in Research and Publishing

Friday, April 17, 10:00-12:00 in the Shields Library Instruction Lab
Roberto Delgadillo, Resource Librarian
Jennifer Langdon, Associate Director of the Davis Humanities Institute
Toby Beauchamp, Ph.D. candidate in Cultural Studies

Funding opportunities for graduate students

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships

  • $25K stipend
  • $3K research costs
  • $5K in university fees

*This is not strictly for digital scholarship, but ACLS has a general interest in digital/technical innovation.

USC Vectors-Institute for Multimedia Literacy: National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship Program.

  • Fellows who participate in the program will create their own digital media projects.
  • Selected projects will also be featured in Vectors.
  • $3500 stipend + room and board allowance.

Journals: 3 basic types of online publication

Multimedia-based scholarship:

Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular

On-line, open-source, peer reviewed:

Surveillance and Society

On-line, available through library subscription, largely pdf copies of text, peer-reviewed:

American Quarterly

Additional resources

HASTAC forum on digital publishing

Integrating multimedia in the classroom, Viet Thanh Nguyen, USC
“Multimedia as Composition: Research, Writing, and Creativity”

Critique by Yale U Librarian and comment by Kate Wittenberg, Director of CUP’s digital publishing project

Cathy Davidson’s blog, with reply by Jim Jordon, Director of Columbia University Press

Robert Darnton, “What Is the Gutenberg-e Project?”

Edward L. Ayers, “The Pasts and Futures of Digital History”
University of Virginia

Home Page: Virginia Center for Digital History

Home Page: Center for History and New Media, George Mason University

David Lester, “Dreams of digital media street teams” Finding America (blog)