Project Profile: 3DHOTBED

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What is it? 3DHOTBED (3D-Printed History of the Book Education) was created to fill a growing need for affordable instructional materials in book history pedagogy. Last summer, Courtney Jacobs started searching for an authentic hand mould that was used to cast moveable metal type in the 15th Century to use for book history instruction in UNT… Read more »

DH @ UNT Head Receives TDL Innovative Outreach Award

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Dr. Spencer Keralis, Head for Digital Humanities and Collaborative Programs at the University of North Texas Libraries, is the recipient of the 2017 Innovative Outreach Award from the Texas Digital Library for his work on Digital Frontiers. From the TDL announcement: As founding director and ongoing chair of Digital Frontiers, Dr. Keralis has created and… Read more »

Evaluating Video Games: What is a game?

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Introduction Video games have cemented themselves in modern culture as the kingpin of entertainment and art form. They are everywhere; in arcades, on our computers, on our phones; we even have dedicated computer systems devoted specifically as consoles for video games. It is hard to imagine someone living in western society that doesn’t play video… Read more »

Project Profile: Organs of the Soul

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Screen capture of “The Voice in Music” from Organs of the Soul What is it? Dr. Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden (UNT College of Music) created Organs of the Soul: Social Networks in Eighteenth-Century Paris when she was a Ph.D. candidate in musicology at Duke University. The goal of this interactive multimedia project is to historically and culturally situate… Read more »