ODIN project webinar video now available

Thank you all for registering for the ODIN project data webinar, which was held June 3rd and attracted up to 160 people.
We are pleased to inform you that videos and slides from the webinar are now available from the ODIN project site, at:
http://odin…

Five Minutes with Anne Barron and Mary Evans: “Academics seldom have the opportunity to discuss issues about their profession”

To mark the thirtieth anniversary of the death of social theorist Michel Foucault, Anne Barron and Mary Evans have organised a conference in late June for academics to reflect on his legacy in relation to higher education. Governing Academic Life will create an interdisciplinary space to discuss the public university, neoliberalism, academic publishing, and assessment measurement. Managing Editor Sierra Williams asked […]

Registration Now Open for Digital Preservation 2014

Registration for Digital Preservation 2014 (July 22-24 in Washington, DC) is now open! It’s a packed program (PDF) this year, and unlike in previous years, we have a full-three day program planned for our attendees.  DP14 kicks off on July 22 with registration and a continental breakfast at 8:30 am, and will conclude on July […]

The right to read is the right to mine: Text and data mining copyright exceptions introduced in the UK.

New copyright exceptions to text and data mining for non-commercial research have recently come into effect and this is welcome news for UK researchers and research, argues Ross Mounce. Here he provides a brief overview of the past issues discouraging text and data mining and the what the future holds now that these exceptions have been introduced. But despite legal […]