We are pleased to announce that Issue 2 of Startwords, a research periodical published by the Center for Digital Humanities at Princeton, is now available.
The issue, “Scribes,” includes four pieces that emerged from this spring’s Crowdsourcing and the Humanities conference, co-sponsored by the CDH, the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, the Princeton Geniza Lab, and the Zooniverse.
The issue’s guest editor is Emily Esten, Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica Curator of Digital Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
- “Strangers in the Landscape”: On Research Development and Making Things for Making (Samantha Blickhan, Will Granger, Shaun A. Noordin, Becky Rother)
- Data’s Destinations: Three Case Studies in Crowdsourced Transcription Data Management and Dissemination (Victoria Anne Van Hyning, Mason A. Jones)
- Creating and Recreating Virtual Community on Douglass Day (Justin Smith, Courtney Murray, Jim Casey)
- Serendipity in the Cairo Geniza (Matthew Dudley, Steffy Reader)
Carousel Image: “Alephbets” chart by Laura Newman Eckstein (learn more in “Strangers in the Landscape”)