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MIT Press uses Scalar in IJLM

MIT Press, an ANVC partner press, has integrated Scalar into its work flow for IJLM.  Scalar is being used for select “Knowing + Doing” pieces within the journal.  The International Journal of Learning and Media (IJLM) provides a forum for scholars, researchers, and practitioners to examine the changing relationships between learning and media across a wide range of forms and settings.

Second NEH Institute to use Scalar

USC’s  Department of American Studies and Ethnicity, Institute for Multimedia Literacy, Center for Transformative Scholarship, and the electronic journal Vectors are pleased to announce a NEH Fellowship Program for summer 2011 designed to address the intersection of the digital humanities and American and Ethnic Studies. The Institute will offer scholars the opportunity to explore the benefits of interactive media for scholarly analysis and authorship, illustrating the possibilities of multimodal media for humanities investigation within the context of American Studies.   Scholars will work with the Scalar platform developed by the ANVC.  Full details are here.

Scalar featured at UCLA Conference

Erik Loyer, Craig Dietrich, Jackson Stakeman, + Steve Anderson presented the philosophy and design of Scalar at the ReImagining the Archive Conference at UCLA in November 2010.  Their panel was entitled “Realizing Scalar Capacities To Transform Media Archive.”

NEH Summer Fellow presents work with ANVC/Scalar

Summer 2010 NEH Fellow Will Luers presented a paper, “Expressing Human Complexity in the Database,” at the iDMAa conference in Vancouver, BC.  The piece was a reflection on Luers’ experience working with Scalar during the summer 2010 institute.

Scalar tested at 2010 NEH Summer Institute

The new publishing platform, Scalar, being developed by the Alliance for Networking Visual Culture, will be used by the fellows in the summer 2010 NEH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities, “Broadening the Digital Humanities.” Hosted by USC’s IML and Vectors, in partnership with UCHRI, the four-week workshop will enable participants to create rich, multimedia scholarship.

Scalar presented at 2010 Microsoft Faculty Summit

Tara McPherson presented a sneak peak at Scalar during the 2010 Microsoft Faculty Summit in July 2010.  The eleventh annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit brought together more than 400 thought leaders from academia, government, and Microsoft to reflect on how current computing disciplines open new opportunities for research and development. Faculty Summit 2010 investigated compelling research topics such as Architectures of the Future, Natural User Interaction, Future Web / Web 4.0, and Accelerating Science.

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The Alliance for Networking Visual Culture was created with the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.