Institutions & Organizations

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Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

aka The Academy

Non-university research institute in the humanities; cultural inheritance of the Berlin-Brandenburg region; facilitating dialogue between scholarship and public <http://www.bbaw.de/en/>.

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Bodleian Library

Research library of the University of Oxford; combined collections include more than 11 million items. <http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley>.

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California Digital Library

Digital research library partnered with UC libraries; digital curation and archiving <http://www.cdlib.org/>.

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Center for Digital Editions at the University of Würzburg

Würzburger Zentrum für Digitale Edition

Interdisciplinary, computer-assisted humanities research; lifecycle of digital editions; inter-professional network; co-sponsor of KODM <http://www.zde.uni-wuerzburg.de/>.

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Center for Digital Scholarship

Digital scholarship, projects, research, and tools; cross-departmental group based at the Brown University Library; co-sponsor of KODM  <http://library.brown.edu/cds/>.

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Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS)

Research on information problems relevant to scientific and scholarly inquiry; based at the Graduate School for Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; main areas of study: Digital Collections and Curation, Digital Humanities, e-Science, and Socio-technical Data Analytics. <http://cirss.lis.illinois.edu/>.

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College Art Association (CAA)

Organization dedicated to promoting visual arts; publications include The Art Bulletin and Art Journal. <http://www.collegeart.org>.

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College of Information Studies; Maryland’s iSchool

Offers master’s and doctoral programs; human-computer interaction; information studies; information management; library science. <http://ischool.umd.edu/>.

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Computer History Museum

Includes online, physical, and combined exhibits and more than 1,000 artifacts from 2,000 years of computer history. <http://www.computerhistory.org/>.

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The Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS)

Multinational collaboration focused on improving communication systems and data handling for spaceflight; publishes standards and protocols that are used in space missions. <http://public.ccsds.org>.

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Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London 

Research projects in the digital humanities; application of technology in the humanities, arts, and social sciences; master’s and doctoral degrees; includes the Centre for e-Research (CeRch) <http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/ddh/index.aspx>.

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École Nationales des Chartes (Bibliotheque de)

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French Ministry of Culture and Communication

Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication

Responsible for supporting and protecting French art and culture <http://www.culturecommunication.gouv.fr/>.

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German Historical Institute in Rome (GHI)

Deutsches Historisches Institut in Rom (DHI).

One of the five independent academic research institutes promoting historical relations between Germany and the host country; German history; Italian history; German-Italian historical relations <http://www.dhi-roma.it/home.html?&L=24>.

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German National Library (DNB)

Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
Collects, archives, classifies, and makes available German and German-language publications; international rules and standards development; literature processing  <http://www.dnb.de>.

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German Research Foundation

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

Research organization funding projects in the sciences and the humanities; major sponsor of KODM <http://www.dfg.de/en/>.

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Getty Research Institute; The Getty

The Getty Research Institute conducts research and houses collections focusing on the visual arts; special collections include books, prints, photographs, and manuscripts from the fifteenth century on. The Getty also has a museum, conservation institute, and foundation, and publishes print and digital texts. <http://www.getty.edu/research/>. <http://www.getty.edu/>.

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Graduate School of Library and Information Science; the iSchool at Illinois (GSLIS)

Offers master’s and doctoral degrees; publishes Library Trends and The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books; biological informatics; data curation  <http://www.lis.illinois.edu/>.

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Herzog August Library

Herzog August Bibliothek (HAB); aka Bibliotheca Augusta

Medieval and early modern European collections; Wolfenbüttel Digital Library; associated with Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. <http://www.hab.de/en/home.html>.

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The Huntington Library

Research library whose collection includes books and manuscripts from British and American history and literature; Munger Research Center; study of the American West. <http://www.huntington.org/>.

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Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

Consortium of more than 700 academic and research institutions supporting social science research on data access, curation, and methods of analysis. <http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/landing.jsp>.

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International Spaceflight Museum

Second Life museum in the SciLands area hosting exhibitions about space travel. <http://secondlife.com/destination/25>.

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iSchools
Collective of Information Schools focused on the information field  <ttp://ischools.org/>.

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Lockheed Martin

Businesses include: Aeronautics, Information Systems & Global Solutions; Missiles and Fire Control; Mission Systems and Training; Space Systems. <http://www.lockheedmartin.com>.

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Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)

Supported by the University of Maryland College of Arts and Humanities and the University of Maryland Libraries; enables research and education in the digital humanities; data curation, preservation, and publication; forensic methods; vintage computing. <http://mith.umd.edu/>.

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MobyGames

Gaming database project cataloguing information on console, computer, and arcade games. <http://www.mobygames.com>.

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National Archives and Records Administration

Keeps U.S. Federal records that are judged to have “continuing value,” which amounts to 2-5% of the records generated yearly, including texts, maps, photographs, video, and electronic data. <http://www.archives.gov/>.

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National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

One of the largest funders of humanities project in the United States; major sponsor of KODM <http://www.neh.gov/>.

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Newberry Library

Independent research library housing collections of printed materials, including rare books, manuscripts, maps, and music. <http://www.newberry.org>.

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NINES (Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-Century Electronic Scholarship)

Search interface aggregating peer-reviewed “digital objects” from nineteenth-century studies; material archive; digital research; Collex interface; Juxta. <http://www.nines.org/>.

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Rare Book School

School offering opportunities for the study of written, printed, and born-digital materials; history of books; continuing education. <http://www.rarebookschool.org/>.

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Society of American Archivists (SAA)

Archival professional organization; publishes American Archivist, guidelines for archival graduate programs. <http://www2.archivists.org/>.

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University of Tübingen

Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Home to TUSTEP; hosted the 2002 ADHO. <http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/en/landingpage.html>.

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William Blake Archive

Electronic collection of works by Blake, including paintings, illuminated books, commercial illustrations, prints, drawings, and manuscripts; reproductions and texts. <http://www.blakearchive.org/blake/>.

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WikiLeaks

Nonprofit information organization publishing news, information, and original source materials. <http://wikileaks.org>.

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