Artstor is proud to announce the Digital Humanities Awards. This award recognizes the most innovative and intellectually stimulating projects in this growing ﬁeld as part of Artstor’s commitment to enhance scholarship and teaching across all disciplines through the use of digital media. Award recipients will receive ﬁve years of free access to Artstor’s innovative cloud-based digital asset management tool, Shared Shelf. Attached are an HTML and PDF version of this announcement to share with your users, colleagues and community.
To apply for an Artstor Digital Humanities Award
We invite entrants to describe their Digital Humanities project in 1,000 words or less. The team behind the best three entries will receive full, long-term access to Artstor’s Shared Shelf digital media management software to upload, catalog, manage, store, and share their project.
About Shared Shelf
Shared Shelf is a cloud-based, enterprise-wide media management solution that enables institutions to catalog eﬃciently and consistently, quickly create rich data records, make collections accessible to a targeted audience, and keep ﬁles safe. It provides a stable and flexible home for vast media collections, allowing assets to be used and re-used in different contexts. Shared Shelf also offers several other features crucial to the construction of a Digital Humanities project, including:
- Media and associated data preservation according to NDSA standards
- Compatibility with numerous ﬁle types, including image, audio, video, and PDF
- Easy export (via OAI server and API) to Open Access environments, including Shared Shelf Commons, the open Web, DPLA, and OMEKA sites
- Fully customizable cataloguing ﬁelds and screens
- Role-based permissions and restrictions
- Cloud-based with concurrent multiuser capabilities
Find full contest rules and submission guidelines here.
The entry deadline is October 15, 2014. Winners will be announced in early December.