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arts-humanities.net: Digital Arts & Humanities "share and discuss ideas, promote your research and discover the digital arts and humanities Torsten Reimer, Centre for eResearch Slide 2 Slide 3 Background: ICT Methods Network Slide 4 Remit and Aims To promote, support and develop the use of advanced ICT methods in the arts and humanities To support, and provide a forum for, the cross- disciplinary network of practitioners from institutions around the UK To develop a programme of activities and publications on advanced ICT tools and methods To ensure the broadest participation of the community by means of an open call for proposals for Methods Network activities Slide 5 ArchaeologyHistory ArchaeologyHistoryLanguage LiteratureMusic Performance Religion Media Visual Arts Information LawPhilosophy Slide 6 Activities Workshops Seminars Expert Seminars Workgroups Slide 7 Publication and Dissemination Draft versions of presentations Audio versions of presentations Rapporteur reports Training materials Workgroup reports Case Studies Working Papers Newsletter Printed Publication Series http://www.methodsnetwork.ac.uk Slide 8 www.arts-humanities.net Transforming the Methods Network Support communities before and after events Get more community input, connect people virtually Transform Methods Network legacy into a living community resource; continued support for communities of practice Means: Web 2.0 Slide 9 Web 2.0 and social networks Uses technologies such as weblogs (blogs), social bookmarking and tagging, wikis, podcasts, RSS feeds The idea of "Web 2.0" can also relate to a transition of websites from isolated information silos to interlinked computing platforms Web 2.0 also includes a social element where users generate and distribute content, often with freedom to share and re-use Popular examples: MySpace, YouTube, FlickR, Facebook Slide 10 Slide 11 www.arts-humanities.net Open source technology Slide 12 www.arts-humanities.net The bit about numbers Official launch at DRHA 2007 Statistics: ~500 registered users 1300+ nodes and comments 17 user groups ~ 150 visitors per day Slide 13 Features Slide 14 www.arts-humanities.net Blogging Slide 15 www.arts-humanities.net Discussions Slide 16 www.arts-humanities.net Audio-visual content Slide 17 www.arts-humanities.net ICT Events Calendar Slide 18 www.arts-humanities.net Wiki Slide 19 www.arts-humanities.net Job search Slide 20 www.arts-humanities.net User tagging Slide 21 www.arts-humanities.net Tag cloud Slide 22 www.arts-humanities.net Match-making Slide 23 www.arts-humanities.net User profiles Slide 24 www.arts-humanities.net User groups Slide 25 Into the community Slide 26 Ecosystem of communities Slide 27 RSS Output Slide 28 ICT Guides Slide 29 www.arts-humanities.net Web 2.0 Interaction Slide 30 Facebook App Slide 31 www.arts-humanities.net Why use it? It is there Not a replacement, an addition to your website You control your content Give something, gain something Large and diverse audience E-Science group http://www.arts-humanities.net/escience/ What do you need?