Vale Emeritus Professor John Frederick Burrows, AM (1928-2019) – Humanities Computing Pioneer

A pioneer in the field of Humanities Computing (or now commonly known as Digital Humanities), Emeritus Professor John Frederick Burrows, AM, provided a “small historical sketch” of his work undertaken at the University of Newcastle (Australia) from the winter of 1979 with the help of the late John Lambert, and life long colleagues Dr Alexis … More Vale Emeritus Professor John Frederick Burrows, AM (1928-2019) – Humanities Computing Pioneer

GLAM to the power of “x”: The Future of Memory

GLAM to the power of “x”: The Future of Memory By Gionni Di Gravio [This presentation originally debuted as an address at the annual Australian Decorative & Fine Arts Societies ADFAS Lecture held on Remembrance Day, Monday 11 November 2019, Hunter Theatre, Hunter School of the Performing Arts Lambton Rd, Broadmeadow NSW. A shorter version … More GLAM to the power of “x”: The Future of Memory

You’re invited to the NEWCASTLE Digital Access to Collections Workshop!

You’re invited to the NEWCASTLE Digital Access to Collections Workshop! Book Here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/newcastle-digital-access-to-collections-workshop-tickets-42446151582 Dates: 9-10 April 2018 Start time: 10am Monday 9 April 2018 Finish time: 5pm Tuesday 10 April 2018 Location: Room x502 NeW Space, University of Newcastle, Cnr Auckland and Hunter Streets, Newcastle 2300 Cost: FREE This free two-day workshop gives attendees the … More You’re invited to the NEWCASTLE Digital Access to Collections Workshop!

Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference

On the 19-20 April 2017, members of the University’s Hunter Living Histories presented an overview of twenty years of work creating the 3D Virtual Newcastle Time Machine at the Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference in Brisbane. The proceedings for the digital cultural heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Brisbane conference are now available online at: https://digitalculturalheritageconference.com/proceedings/ The … More Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference

Under Construction: GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab

GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab The University of Newcastle Library’s Cultural Collections is establishing the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab in the Auchmuty Library to provide its students with the work experience opportunities to participate and collaborate in a range of exciting archival digitisation research projects. The new facilities will assist in placing our young … More Under Construction: GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab

The Digital Panopticon – Reassembling Australia’s Convict Archive Online

This presentation by Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart at the 2015 National Conference of the Australian Society of Archivists was one of the most exciting and thought provoking explorations of what can be done with archival records and modern digital technology. A trans-disciplinary collaboration of archivists, historians, IT experts, community organisations and volunteers. Keynote Address 2 by … More The Digital Panopticon – Reassembling Australia’s Convict Archive Online