Research conference on digital scholarly editing

Time: 2015-02-07 08:00 — 2015-02-13 17:00
Location: University of Borås
Event Type: Conference

The university of Borås (HB) is pleased to arrange the third DiXiT camp on Digital scholarly editing, "Academia, Cultural Heritage, Society", funded by the Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training Network (DiXiT), in collaboration with the National Library of Sweden, the University of Graz and King's College, London. The conference (or "camp") will run from February 7 through 13, 2015 at HB.

The Camp will provide seminars, workshops and other events on the topics of high-quality digitization and image capture, cultural heritage, digital edition tablet apps for portable reading devices, preservation of digitized data and archival data asset management. It brings together researchers, PhD students and postdoc fellows from 10 universities in Western Europe (Cologne, Borås, the Hague, London, Antwerp, Graz, Maynooth, Lyon, Rome, and Oxford).

DiXiT is a research network of high-profile institutions actively involved in the creation and publication of digital scholarly editions, offering a training and research programme in the multi-disciplinary skills, technologies, theories, and methods of digital scholarly editing. The DiXiT project runs 2013-2017 and is funded under Marie Curie Actions within the European Commission's 7th Framework Programme. Mats Dahlström (the section for library and information science) is the primary HB representative in the DiXiT project.

For further details and provisional schedule, see
http://dixit.uni-koeln.de/home.html, or get in touch with the local HB organizers: Mats Dahlström, Merisa Martinez and Sten Dellby.