An update on the Hilarys
With Christmas fast approaching, a quick update on the Hilarys, which were launched back in October. So far we have fourteen nominations (see below), but more are always welcome, especially those in the category of most promising newcomer. Nominations will close at midnight on 19 January 2014 so be sure to get yours in before then.
A face to face London meeting will then be held on 20 January at 6.30pm to decide on the shortlist and to work out the mechanism for deciding on the final winners. So, if you want to be part of the shortlisting panel and make the case for your favourites, then please come along to the Arts and Humanities Staff Common Room, ground floor, Foster Court, University College London (map).
The winners be announced at the end of March at the UKAD Forum 2014, but for now the nominations (in no particular order) are as follows…..
- Archives and Artefacts Study Network (A2SN)
- The work of Brent Davis and Dennis Sumara on complexity science and education, e.g. Davis, B. and Sumara, D. (2007) Complexity Science and Education: Reconceptualizing the Teacher’s Role in Learning, Interchange, 38(1), 53-67
- ‘Five Theses on the Future of Special Collections’ by John Overholt
- The Guardian’s coverage of the NSA files
- Guardian’s NSA interactive visualisation
- Supporting the Changing Research Practices of Historians
- The National Archives’ Files on Film competition
- Press coverage of the News International trials
- Arlette Farge’s ‘The Allure of the Archives’ published by Yale University Press
- Empires of Attention: A Brief History of Attention
- Mobile is eating the world
- The Information: A History; A Theory; A Flood by James Gleick
- The Last Days of Aaron Swartz, posted by Myron Groover on his blog Bibliocracy on 13th January 2013
- The Red Men by Matthew De Abaitua
Fuller explanations of these nominations can be read in the comments section to the earlier post so why not take a look and decide who you think should be shortlisted. And, if you can’t make the meeting, please leave your views below.