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Associations, Alliances, Consortiums, Coalitions, Councils and Networks

EDUCAUSE
EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. EDUCAUSE helps those who lead, manage, and use information resources to shape strategic decisions at every level. A comprehensive range of resources and activities is available to all interested employees at EDUCAUSE member organizations, with special opportunities open to designated member representatives.
http://www.educause.edu/about
 
ACUTA
ACUTA, the Association for Information Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education, is an international non-profit educational association serving colleges and universities.  ACUTA represents over 1700 individuals at nearly 800 institutions of higher education with members ranging from small schools and community colleges to the 50 largest U.S. institutions representing diverse Carnegie classifications in all 50 states, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.  ACUTA also has Corporate Affiliate members, representing all categories of communications technology vendors who serve the college/university market.
http://www.acuta.org
 
CNI
The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) is an organization dedicated to supporting the transformative promise of networked information technology for the advancement of scholarly communication and the enrichment of intellectual productivity. Some 200 institutions representing higher education, publishing, network and telecommunications, information technology, and libraries and library organizations make up CNI's members.
http://www.cni.org

CAUDIT
CAUDIT (The Council of Australian University Directors of Information Technology) is an industry wide group of the IT Directors/CIOs of all universities in Australia and New Zealand together with universities in PNG and the South Pacific and major Commonwealth Research Organisations such as CSIRO and AIMS.
With 57 members who contribute strategic IT leadership to their universities or research organisations, CAUDIT is able to speak authoritatively to Government, Industry and University bodies on all aspects of IT and this is illustrated by the wide range of Government committees on which CAUDIT is represented and by the variety of company directorships held by various CAUDIT members.
http://www.caudit.edu.au
 
EUNIS
 
This association was founded with the following objectives:
• to encourage exchanges, cooperation and debates between the persons responsible for information systems in higher education or research institutes/organizations within Europe,
• to discuss with the major suppliers of information systems and to present them with the University point of view,
• to establish relationships with supervisory organizations in charge of information systems in higher education and in research institutes in each country as well as at the European level.
http://www.eunis.org
 
Internet2
Internet2 is a not-for-profit advanced networking consortium comprising more than 200 U.S. universities in cooperation with 70 leading corporations, 45 government agencies, laboratories and other institutions of higher learning as well as over 50 international partner organizations.
Beyond just providing network capacity, Internet2 actively engages our community in the development of important new technology including middleware, security, network research and performance measurement capabilities which are critical to the progress of the Internet.
http://www.internet2.edu
 
NMC
The New Media Consortium (NMC) is an international 501(c)3 not-for-profit consortium of nearly 300 learning-focused organizations dedicated to the exploration and use of new media and new technologies.
The consortium serves as a catalyst for the development of new applications of technology to support learning and creative expression, and sponsors programs and activities designed to stimulate innovation, encourage collaboration, and recognize excellence among its member institutions. Through its many projects, its comprehensive website, and its series of international conferences, the NMC stimulates dialog and understanding through the exploration of promising ideas, technologies, and applications.
http://www.nmc.org/about
 
AISTI
The Alliance for Information Science and Technology Innovation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit association of research libraries and information programs. AISTI offers a unique forum to share cutting edge ideas, implement solutions and combine resources for research tool development and information sharing.
http://www.aisti.org
 
Crossref
Mission statement: "CrossRef is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to enable easy identification and use of trustworthy electronic content by promoting the cooperative development and application of a sustainable infrastructure."
CrossRef's general purpose is to promote the development and cooperative use of new and innovative technologies to speed and facilitate scholarly research. CrossRef's specific mandate is to be the citation linking backbone for all scholarly information in electronic form. CrossRef is a collaborative reference linking service that functions as a sort of digital switchboard. It holds no full text content, but rather effects linkages through Digital Object Identifiers (DOI), which are tagged to article metadata supplied by the participating publishers. The end result is an efficient, scalable linking system through which a researcher can click on a reference citation in a journal and access the cited article.
http://www.crossref.org/
 
The Australian Flexible Learning Framework
The Australian Flexible Learning Framework (Framework) is the e-learning strategy for the vocational education and training (VET) sector. It provides the VET system with the essential e-learning infrastructure and expertise needed to respond to the challenges of a modern economy and the training needs of Australian businesses and workers.
The Framework was launched as a strategy in 2000, responding to information and communication technology (ICT) developments in workplaces and society. The Australian Government and all states and territories agreed to work together nationally to advance the use of e-learning in VET.
http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/flx/go/home/resourcecentre/
 
The Canadian Heritage Information Network
The Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) is a national centre of excellence that provides a visible face to Canada's heritage through the world of networked information. CHIN's vision is to connect Canadians and worldwide audiences to Canada's heritage. Our mission is to promote the development, the presentation and preservation of Canada's digital heritage content for current and future generations of Canadians.
http://www.chin.gc.ca/English/index.html
 
JISC Infonet
The mission of the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) is to provide world-class leadership in the innovative use of ICT to support education and research, by funding a national services portfolio and a range of programmes and projects.
http://www.jisc.ac.uk
http://www.jiscinfonet.ac.uk/
 
HASTAC
A consortium of humanists, artists, scientists, and engineers, of leading researchers and nonprofit research institutions, HASTAC ("Haystack") is committed to new forms of collaboration across communities and disciplines fostered by creative uses of technology. Our primary members are universities, supercomputing centers, grid and teragrid associations, humanities institutes, museums, libraries, and other civic institutions. Since 2003, we have been developing tools for multimedia archiving and social interaction, gaming environments for teaching, innovative educational programs in information science and information studies, virtual museums, and other digital projects.
http://www.hastac.org
 
NITLE
NITLE is a community-based, non-profit initiative that provides tools and resources for collaboration, professional development programs, and information services to undergraduate-centered colleges, universities, and educational organizations. NITLE (pronounced "nightly") is also known as the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education. NITLE is an initiative of Ithaka, a non-profit organization that seeks to accelerate the productive uses of information technologies for the benefit of higher education around the world.
http://www.nitle.org
 
MATRIX
MATRIX is devoted to the application of new technologies for teaching, research, and outreach. As one of the premier humanities computing centers in the United States, MATRIX creates and maintains online resources, provides training in computing and new teaching technologies, and creates forums for the exchange of ideas and expertise in the field.
MATRIX houses major digital library repositories including to the African Online Digital Library (AODL), Detroit Pubic Television's American Black Journal video archives, Historical Voices, and The Quilt Index. MATRIX also hosts the international scholarly networking community, H-Net.
http://www2.matrix.msu.edu/
 
Creative Commons
Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright.
We provide free licenses and other legal tools to mark creative work with the freedom the creator wants it to carry, so others can share, remix, use commercially, or any combination thereof.
http://creativecommons.org/projects/
 
Synergies
Canadian researchers in the Social Sciences and Humanities require two research communication services that can be provided within one structure. The first is an accessible online Canadian research record. The second is access to an online publication service that will place their work on record and will ensure widespread and flexible access. Synergies provides both these functions. Built on the foundation of Érudit, a Quebec-based research publication service provider in existence since 1998, Open Journal Systems (OJS), which is a tested online journal publishing software suite, and the technical expertise developed by its three other partners, Synergies will integrate work being done within its five-party consortium to create a decentralized national platform for Social Sciences and Humanities research communication.
http://www.synergiescanada.org/index_en
 
H-Net
An international consortium of scholars and teachers, H-Net creates and coordinates Internet networks with the common objective of advancing teaching and research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. H-Net is committed to pioneering the use of new communication technology to facilitate the free exchange of academic ideas and scholarly resources.
Among H-Net's most important activities is its sponsorship of over 100 free electronic, interactive newsletters ("lists") edited by scholars in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and the Pacific.
http://www.h-net.org
 
Netera Alliance
Netera Alliance was established in 1993 by Alberta universities, in partnership with government and telecommunications companies, to ensure Alberta could offer world-class computing and networking facilities for research. Today, Netera operates as an Alberta-based, not-for-profit alliance that coordinates Alberta's inter-institutional information and communication technology (ICT) research infrastructure, in the shared interests of the major research and education organizations in the province.
http://www.netera.ca
 
MERLOT
MERLOT is a leading edge, user-centered, searchable collection of peer reviewed and selected higher education, online learning materials, catalogued by registered members and a set of faculty development support services. MERLOT's vision is to be a premiere online community where faculty, staff, and students from around the world share their learning materials and pedagogy.
MERLOT's strategic goal is to improve the effectiveness of teaching and learning by increasing the quantity and quality of peer reviewed online learning materials that can be easily incorporated into faculty designed courses.
http://taste.merlot.org/
 
GAID
The Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technologies and Development (GAID), an initiative approved by the United Nations Secretary-General in 2006, was launched after comprehensive worldwide consultations with governments, the private sector, civil society, the technical and Internet communities and academia.
 
While the 2005 United Nations Summits emphasized the importance of ICT in achieving the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), there was a need for a truly global forum that would comprehensively address cross-cutting issues related to ICT in development.
 
Recognizing that no single actor is capable of achieving the MDGs in isolation, the creation of an open and inclusive platform that can broaden the dialogue on innovative ways of harnessing ICT for advancing development is crucial.
http://www.un-gaid.org/
http://www.g3ict.com/
 
AACE
The Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), founded in 1981, is an international, not-for-profit, educational organization with the mission of advancing Information Technology in Education and E-Learning research, development, learning, and its practical application.
http://www.aace.org
 

Surf Foundation
SURF is the collaborative organisation for higher education institutions and research institutes aimed at breakthrough innovations in ICT. SURF provides the foundation for the excellence of higher education and research in the Netherlands.
http://www.surffoundation.nl/
 
 
Resnet
ResNet is a national organization dedicated to the advancement and research of residential networking technologies and living-learning environments within academic institutions. Students, staff, and faculty from academic institutions around the world participate in the ResNet Listserv and attend the annual ResNet Symposium, a gathering of administrators and specialists who plan, purchase, implement and support residential information technologies in their respective academic institutions.
http://resnetsymposium.org
 
FDMEC
The Florida Digital Media Education Consortium [FDMEC] is a non-profit educational organization, comprised of willing participants from all entities among Florida industry, government and education who are committed to advocacy of excellence in Digital Media education.
http://fdmec.org
 
IMS Global Learning Consortium
The IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS GLC) is a global, nonprofit, member organization that strives to enable the growth and impact of learning technology in the education and corporate learning sectors worldwide. IMS GLC members provide leadership in shaping and growing the learning industry through community development of interoperability and adoption practice standards and recognition of the return on investment from learning and educational technology.
http://www.imsglobal.org/
 
ADHS: Arts and Humanities Data Service
The Arts and Humanities Data Service is a UK national service that collects, preserves and promotes the electronic resources which result from research and teaching in the arts and humanities.
http://ahds.ac.uk/
ISTE
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the trusted source for professional development, knowledge generation, advocacy, and leadership for innovation. A nonprofit membership organization, ISTE provides leadership and service to improve teaching, learning, and school leadership by advancing the effective use of technology in k-12 and teacher education.
http://www.iste.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=About_ISTE
 
CRInfo
CRInfo (pronounced "See Our Info") stands for "conflict resolution information source." It is a free service, funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. As a "linking" site, the staff of editors maintains a keyword-coded catalog of over 20,000 Web, print, and organizational resources, as well as event listings and other conflict resolution-related resources.
IATH (http://www.iath.virginia.edu/)
http://v4.crinfo.org/action/browse.jsp?nid=1999
 
IATH
IATH is a research unit of the University of Virginia. The research projects, essays, and documentation presented here are the products of a unique collaboration between humanities and computer science research faculty, computer professionals, student assistants and project managers, and library faculty and staff
http://www.iath.virginia.edu/

ACH
The Association for Computers and the Humanities is an international professional organization. Since its establishment, it has been the major professional society for people working in computer-aided research in literature and language studies, history, philosophy, and other humanities disciplines, and especially research involving the manipulation and analysis of textual materials.
http://www.ach.org/
 
CAA
CAA is an international organization bringing together archaeologists, mathematics and computer scientists. Its aims are to encourage communication between these disciplines, to provide a survey of present work in the field and to stimulate discussion and future progress.
http://caa.leidenuniv.nl/about_caa.htm
 
ADHO
The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) is an umbrella organization set up initially to coordinate more closely the activities of the Association for Computers in the Humanities (founded in 1978) and the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (founded in 1973).
http://digitalhumanities.org/Adho/

TEI
The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) is a consortium which collectively develops and maintains a standard for the representation of texts in digital form. Its chief deliverable is a set of Guidelines which specify encoding methods for machine-readable texts, chiefly in the humanities, social sciences and linguistics. http://www.tei-c.org/index.xml
 
ECAI
The Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative is a global consortium of people who share the vision of creating a distributed virtual library of cultural information with a time and place interface.
http://www.ecai.org/
 
MITH
The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is a collaboration among the University of Maryland's College of Arts and Humanities, Libraries, and Office of Information Technology. Since its founding in 1999, MITH has become internationally recognized as one of the leading centers of its kind, distinguished by the cultural diversity so central to its identity.
http://mith.umd.edu/
 
 Australia e-Humantities Gateway
The Australian e-Humanities Gateway is designed as a reference point for those involved in or seeking information about projects and events concerned with the use of digital resources in humanities disciplines in Australia. It is an initiative of the Australian e-Humanities Network, a group funded by the Australian Research Council, including representatives from the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the University of Sydney and the University of Newcastle, in order to develop links between current activities in the e-Humanities field and form bases for future projects.
http://www.ehum.edu.au/
 
ALLC
The Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (ALLC) was founded in 1973 with the purpose of supporting the application of computing in the study of language and literature. As the range of available and relevant computing techniques in the humanities has increased, the interests of the Association's members have necessarily broadened, to encompass not only text analysis and language corpora, but also history, art history, music, manuscript studies, image processing, electronic editions and much else besides. The ALLC's membership is international, is drawn from across the humanities disciplines, and includes students and established scholars alike.
http://www.allc.org/index.html
 
CATE
 Advanced Technology in Education (CATE), a research and outreach center of the College of Education at the University of Oregon, dedicated to investigating, promoting and sharing information about the use of advanced technology in education. CATE is committed to transforming teaching and learning through the use of computing and communication technologies.
http://cateweb.uoregon.edu/
 
RCH
The Collaboratory for Research in Computing for Humanities (RCH) was founded at the University of Kentucky in 2001. Under the interim directorship of Mark Richard Lauersdorf, the mission of RCH is to provide infrastructure, technical assistance, and grant writing assistance to university faculty who wish to undertake humanities computing projects, and to encourage and support interdisciplinary projects among individuals and groups from UK and around the world.
http://www.rch.uky.edu/
 

Centres and Institutes

Humanities Computing and Media Centre
The mandate of the HCMC is to further research, teaching and learning in the faculty of Humanities, in particular the fields of Humanities Computing and Language Learning, and those aspects of other fields involving audio, video or computing technology. We run two computer-based teaching labs, host a research and development office which develops websites, on-line databases and application programs, and collaborate with a drop-in Computer Assisted Language Learning lab.
http://hcmc.uvic.ca/
 
The Center for Digital Storytelling (CDS)
The Center for Digital Storytelling (CDS) is an international non-profit training, project development, and research organization dedicated to assisting people in using digital media to tell meaningful stories from their lives. Our focus is on partnering with community, educational, and business institutions to develop large-scale initiatives using methods and principles adapted from our original Digital Storytelling Workshop. We also offer workshops for organizations and individuals and serve as a clearinghouse of information and resources about storytelling and new media.
Over the last fifteen years our work has spanned the globe, as reflected on these maps showing the distribution of our work in the United States and Canada and around the world.
http://www.storycenter.org/resources.html
 
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre
The overarching goal of the ATRC is to help ensure that emerging information technology and practices are designed inclusively from the very beginning. We define inclusive design as design that enables and supports the participation of individuals and groups representing the full range of human diversity. We see disability as a mismatch between the needs of the individual and the service, education, tools or environment provided and accessibility as the adaptability of the system to the needs of each individual. Our research, development, education and service are all grounded in this principle.
The ATRC supports open standards - as well as open access and open source wherever possible - to distribute our work as widely as possible and to encourage broad participation in our initiatives. All our work is collaborative.
http://atrc.utoronto.ca
 
The National Centre for Technology in Education (NCTE), Dublin
The National Centre for Technology in Education (NCTE) was established under the auspices of the Department of Education and Science in 1998.
As the Government's agency on the use of information and communications technology (ICT) in education it plays a central role in helping to maximise the benefits for learners and teachers in using ICT.
http://www.ncte.ie/NCTEInitiatives/
 
Center for History and New Media (CHNM)
Since 1994 under the founding direction of Roy Rosenzweig, the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University has used digital media and computer technology to democratize history---to incorporate multiple voices, reach diverse audiences, and encourage popular participation in presenting and preserving the past.
CHNM uses digital media and technology to preserve and present history online, transform scholarship across the humanities, and advance historical education and understanding. Each year CHNM's many project websites receive over 16 million visitors, and over a million people rely on its digital tools to teach, learn, and conduct research.
http://chnm.gmu.edu/
 
The Centre for Social Media
The Centre for Social Media  investigates, showcases and sets standards for socially engaged media-making. They organize conferences and convenings, publish research, create codes of best practices, and incubate media strategies.
http://www.centerforsocialmedia.org/resources/

The Institute for the Future of the Book
The printed page is giving way to the networked screen. The Institute for the Future of the Book seeks to chronicle this shift, and impact its development in a positive direction. The Institute is a project of the Annenberg Center for Communication at the University of Southern California, and is based in Brooklyn, New York.
http://www.futureofthebook.org/mission.html
 
CCARH
Founded in 1984, the Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities is engaged in the development of large databases of musical and textual materials for applications in research, teaching, and performance.
http://www.ccarh.org/
 
The Center for Open Sustainable Learning
The Center for Open and Sustainable Learning (COSL,), at Utah State University is dedicated to increasing access to educational opportunity worldwide. At the Center, we believe that all humans beings are endowed with a capacity to learn, improve, and progress.
http://cosl.usu.edu/
 
Center for Distributed Learning, California State University
The Center provides logistical, process, and development support to projects. Our focus is identifying learning-related problems and applying technology to support good teaching. Our services are provided to projects that have the potential to reach many faculty and students in the CSU, around the country, and around the world. http://www.cdl.edu/cdl_home  \\

Projects

The Campus Computing Project
Begun in 1990, The Campus Computing ProjectTM is the largest continuing study of the role of information technology in American higher education.
The project's national studies draw on qualitative and quantitative data to help inform faculty, campus administrators, and others interested in the use of information technology in American colleges and universities. The US Campus Computing Project also provides the foundation for affiliated research projects in other nations, including Brazil Canada, China, and Hong Kong.
http://www.campuscomputing.net
 
Public Knowledge Project
The Public Knowledge Project is a research and development initiative directed toward improving the scholarly and public quality of academic research through the development of innovative online publishing and knowledge-sharing environments. Begun in 1998 by Professor John Willinsky in the Faculty of Education at UBC, PKP has developed Open Journal Systems and Open Conference Systems, free software for the management, publishing, and indexing of journals and conferences, as well as Open Archives Harvester and Lemon8-XML to facilitate the indexing of research and scholarship.
http://pkp.sfu.ca/   
 
eduSourceCanada
The general vision of the eduSource project is focused on the creation of a network of linked and interoperable learning object repositories across Canada. The initial part of this project will be an inventory of ongoing development of the tools, systems, protocols and practices. Consequent to this initial exercise the project will look at defining the components of interoperable framework, the web services that will tie them all together and the protocols necessary to allow other institutions to enter into that framework.
http://www.edusource.ca/english/what_eng.html
Voice of the Shuttle
Premier online destination for the humanities and social sciences, for casual surfers and die-hard researchers alike. Started by a University of California, Santa Barbara professor in 1994, Voice of the Shuttle (the title comes from a little-known passage in Aristotle's Poetics) offers deep research links in more than 25 categories, including Architecture, Anthropology and Politics. The classics are well represented but don't miss more contemporary topics such as Cyberculture, Technology of Writing or Postindustrial Business Theory. Also offers helpful links to scholarly journals, conferences, publishers, libraries and museums.
http://vos.ucsb.edu/index.asp
 
The Digital Cultures Project (DCP)
The Digital Cultures Project (DCP) brings together faculty and graduate students from across the UC system who are actively engaged with the history and theory of new digital technologies and the ways in which they are changing humanistic studies and the arts. It also serves as an agency through which faculty and graduate students who have not been actively engaged in these matters can learn about them in order to incorporate them in their future work.
http://dc-mrg.english.ucsb.edu/index.html 
 
Project Bamboo
Bamboo is a multi-institutional, interdisciplinary, and inter-organizational effort that brings together researchers in arts and humanities, computer scientists, information scientists, librarians, and campus information technologists to tackle the question:
How can we advance arts and humanities research through the development of shared technology services?
http://www.projectbamboo.org/ 

Special Interest and Research Groups

KnowLib
KnowLib is a knowledge discovery and digital library research group from Department of Information Technology, Lund University, Sweden.
KnowLib helps to build quality library services in the electronic environment. It strives to develop integral digital library services as a continuance of existing libraries.
KnowLib focuses on knowledge discovery and development of distributed knowledge organization technologies and information systems. In particular it explores the usability of knowledge organization systems (thesauri, classifications, taxonomies, ontologies, gazetteers) in the digital library context.
http://www.it.lth.se/knowlib/resources.htm
 
SIGUCCS
SIGUCCS is an association of professionals who support and manage the diverse aspects of information technology services in higher education institutions.
SIGUCCS focuses on issues surrounding the support, delivery and management of information technology services in higher education.
http://www.siguccs.org
 
ACM Special Interest Groups or Sigs
 
SIGCHI - Computer-Human Interaction
The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction is the world's largest association of professionals who work in the research and practice of computer-human interaction. This interdisciplinary group is composed of computer scientists, software engineers, psychologists, interaction designers, graphic designers, sociologists, and anthropologists, just to name some of the domains whose special expertise come to bear in this area. 

SIGGRAPH - Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques
The mission of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques is to promote the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. Members include researchers, developers, and users from the technical, academic, business, and artistic communities.
 
SIGWEB - Hypertext, Hypermedia and Web
The ACM Special Interest Group on Hypertext, Hypermedia and Web supports the multi-disciplinary field of hypermedia and other network-based approaches to modeling knowledge, including the World Wide Web.
 
SIGMOD - Management of Data
The ACM Special Interest Group on Management of Data is an association for students and professionals interested in research, development, and deployment of solutions to large-scale data management problems. The scope of interests that members bring to SIGMOD is wide, with an almost equal mix of people from industry and from academia.
 
SIGMM - Multimedia
The ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia provides a forum for researchers, engineers, and practitioners in all aspects of multimedia computing, communication, storage, and applications. SIGMM sponsors the ACM Multimedia Conference series and ad hoc workshops on emerging areas of multimedia. In addition, SIGMM supports the ACM Transactions on Multimedia, Applications, and Computing (TOMCCAP) and the SIGMM Website which contains forums and other relevant material. 
 
SIGDOC - Design of Communication
The ACM Special Interest Group for Design of Communication provides a forum on the design of communication for computer-mediated information products and systems. 
 Information Technology and Politics
This is the research database of people, projects, and information about Information Technology and Politics for the American Political Science Association.
https://wiki.hmdc.harvard.edu/itp/Main/HomePage
 
 

Collaborations

Wikiversity - humanities
Wikiversity is a collaborative wiki environment dedicated to learning resources and research at all educational levels including professional training and informal learning.
The humanities portal includes ten schools: School of Art and Design, School of Classics, School of Comparative Mythology, School of Law, School of Language and Literature, School of Music and Dance, School of Philosophy, School of Relosophy, School of Theology and School of Nonkilling Studies.
http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Portal:Humanities
 
EServer
The EServer is a growing online community where hundreds of writers, artists, editors and scholars gather to publish works as open archives, available free of charge to readers. Hosts 45 collections (over 34,000 works) on art, architecture, race, Internet studies, sexuality, drama, design, multimedia, current social issues, short & longer written works, hypertext & streaming audio & video recordings
http://eserver.org/
 
Connexions
Connexions is an environment for collaboratively developing, freely sharing, and rapidly publishing scholarly content on the Web. All content is free to use and reuse under the Creative Commons"attribution" license.
http://cnx.org

YouTube EDU
Videos and Channels from college and university partners.

http://www.youtube.com/edu
 

Open Courseware

MIT OPEN COURSEWARE
MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.
Under Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences MIT offers courses under these categories: Anthropology, Comparative Media Studies, Economics, Foreign Languages and Literatures, History, Linguistics and Philosophy, Literature, Music and Theater Arts, Political Science, Science, Technology, and Society, Women's and Gender Studies, Writing and Humanistic Studies
http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/about/about/index.htm
 
Open Archives Initiative
The Open Archives Initiative develops and promotes interoperability standards that aim to facilitate the efficient dissemination of content. The Open Archives Initiative has its roots in an effort to enhance access to e-print archives as a means of increasing the availability of scholarly communication.
http://www.openarchives.org/
 
OpenLearningInitiative- OLI project
A Carnegie Mellon's project;  OLI courses include a number of innovative online instructional components such as: cognitive tutors , virtual laboratories, group experiments, and simulations.
http://www.cmu.edu/oli/index.shtml 
 
Utah State OpenCourseWare
Utah State OpenCourseWare is a collection of educational material used in our formal campus courses, and seeks to provide people around the world with an opportunity to access high quality learning opportunities.
http://ocw.usu.edu/
 
Open Yale Courses
Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at YaleUniversity.
http://oyc.yale.edu/
 
OpenCourseWare Consortium
The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a collaboration of more than 200 higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model.
http://www.ocwconsortium.org/use/use-dynamic.html
 
Event Streaming WebMedia
Archived lectures on video format at PrincetonUniversity.
http://www.princeton.edu/WebMedia/lectures/
 
OpenLearn - LearningSpace
The OpenLearn website gives free access to Open University course materials. Each topic or unit is complemented with a discussion forum.
http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/
 
Tufts OpenCourseWare
Tufts University has joined MIT in offering the world free access to certain course content online. Tufts OpenCourseWare (OCW) seeks to capitalize on the potential of the internet to eliminate borders and geographic distance as obstacles to the instantaneous exchange of knowledge and new ideas.
http://ocw.tufts.edu/TuftsOER
 
Notre Dame OpenCouseWare
In creating an opencourseware, Notre Dame joins the OCW Consortium, a collaboration of more than more than 100 higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world, creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model. The Consortium's stated mission is "to advance education and empower people worldwide through opencourseware."
http://ocw.nd.edu/
 
Capilano University OpenCourseWare
The Capilano University OpenCourseWare site is a free and open educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners throughout the world.
http://ocw.capcollege.bc.ca/
 
Fullbright Economics Teaching Program Vietnam
Inspired by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's OpenCourseWare Initiative (OCW), the Fulbright School has begun to publish its teaching and research materials online.
http://ocw.fetp.edu.vn/home.cfm
 
The UMass Boston OpenCourseWare
UMass Boston OCW is a free and open educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners world wide. Along with courseware in the sciences courses are offered in history, psychology, performing arts, communication studies, political science and public policy.
http://ocw.umb.edu/

Educational Technology Blogs and Newsletters

Educational Technology (Ray Schroeder ed.)  http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/et/blogger.html
Stephen's Web (Stephen Downes) http://www.downes.ca

The Edublogger (Sue Waters) http://theedublogger.edublogs.org/

Kapp Notes (Karl Kapp) http://karlkapp.blogspot.com

TL Infobits (UNC ITS Teaching and Learning Division) http://its.unc.edu/TeachingAndLearning/publications/tlinfobits/index.htm

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