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A Sorting Hat for the Digital Humanities:  Content and Design Considerations for Longevity, Access, and Stability

Date: Wed. October 12th, 2016, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Location: Clark Hall Room 206, 11130 Bellflower Road

Roman CoinA humanities scholar embarking on a digital project often has little guidance in choices he or she must make at a very early stage.  What object formats can be supported now and in the future?  Does my home institution have a view, and how would I know? What if I employ proprietary software and my target publisher or distributor has its own preferred method? Does my project need a long or short lifespan, and what are the consequent considerations? What happens to my materials when I leave or retire? In her talk, Ellen Bauerle, executive editor at the University of Michigan Press, addresses these questions.

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