While at the Society for American Archaeology’s 83rd Annual Meeting, Jodi presented a paper entitled, ‘Resources, goals, and standards: the basics of digitizing archaeological collections and legacy materials’. This was a great opportunity to talk about digital curation, and to learn about other aspects of collections management and preservation.
Academics engage in stories every day. The difficulty is seeing that story in our work and thinking about it as part of our writing. Scholars do not need to become creative nonfiction writers, but they can use narrative elements to involve readers, to make them want to read on, to discover alongside the writer. The best scholarly writing already does.
E&I is proud to include Dr. Amy Hildreth Chen and her current manuscript, Archival Bodies: The American Literary Collections Market since 1944, in our Client Spotlight. As part of the revision process, Chen asked E&I to conduct a critical reading of Archival Bodies to evaluate her integration of quantitative data analysis. E&I made suggestions regarding data validity, impact of data visualization, and alternatives for visualizing data.
Congratulations to Mitchell and King on the publication of their book, How to Run a College! Published in January, this practical guide has received high praise from university administrators and key players in American Higher Education.
Released yesterday, the second report from participants of the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, "A Splendid Torch: Learning and Teaching in Today's Academic Libraries", included as many exciting challenges and opportunities as the first volume, "The Process of Discovery: The CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and the Future of the Academy."
Eyre & Israel, LLC conducted an initial data analysis of the employment survey in collaboration with WArS co-chairs Stacie Williams and Bethany Anderson and the WArS steering committee. This report summarizes demographic information revealed through the survey and the initial analysis of the survey data.
The Recipes Project consists of an international group of scholars interested in the history of recipes. Read Jodi's post, "Al the Britons doe dye themselues wyth woade: experimenting with woad and its history," here.