Note the new location!
We'll be joined this month by Jason Steinhauer and Dominic McDevitt-Parks.
Jason Steinhauer is a Program Specialist in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. He'll be talking about the new Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies. This is the first in a series of new initiatives open to scholars and practitioners worldwide for research related to the impact of the digital revolution on society, culture, and international relations. More info at http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/kluge-digital.html .
Dominic McDevitt-Parks is a Digital Content Specialist at the National Archives and Records Administration. He'll be talking about the efforts of the National Archives and other institutions to work with the Wikipedia community in a variety of ways to improve digital access to holdings. You can read more about his new position here: http://blogs.archives.gov/aotus/?p=5179 (https://fsv1.loc.gov/f5-w-68747470733a2f2f6f77612e6c6f632e676f76$3c63644777c8f3c865e57229979eb529$/owa/redir.aspx?C=z1h7tYCEfkK9-3RE1P0bHf1jb0ZmntBI-RHWZCvkEBNQ1_5c5CUjAzdnaervO7QqynuSbGiPt5w.&URL=http%3a%2f%2fblogs.archives.gov%2faotus%2f%3fp%3d5179).
Digital Cultural Heritage DC meets on the third Thursday of every month. If you're interested in acquiring, preserving, stewarding, providing access to, exhibiting and interpreting digital cultural heritage, join us to meet like-minded folks, hear what people are doing in this space, and learn about some awesome projects and technologies in the field. For updates, join our meetup group here.
Please note that the Bier Baron (the former Brickskeller) is a bar, and 21 and over.