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Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant awarded to Computer Science faculty members Michele Weigle and Michael Nelson.

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The Office of Digital Humanities is happy to announce 23 awards from our Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant program from our September 2012 deadline. These awards are part of a larger slate of 205 grants just announced by the NEH.

Old Dominion University Research Foundation -- Norfolk, VA
HD 51670, Archive What I See Now
Michele Weigle, Project Director
Outright: $57,892
To support: The development of an open source tool that would allow web browsers to digitally archive a web page or series of pages as they appear at a particular point in time, using as case studies web resources that address humanities themes such as religious history and political dialog.

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