Call for Nominations: The CSDH/SCHN Outstanding Contribution Award

Posted on February 21st, 2017 .

The CSDH/SCHN awards committee is please to announce the call for nominations for the Outstanding Contribution Award (described below). The winner of this award will be announced at the annual CSDH/SCHN conference in Toronto, on May 29th.

Please find the full CFN here, and send your submission for the “2017 CSDH/SCHN Outstanding Contribution Award” to Kim Martin, Acting Chair of the CSDH/SCHN Award Committee ( before 24 March 2017.

Award Description:

This award is given for an exemplary project or publication by a Canadian researcher, or a researcher at a Canadian institution, or a team based at Canadian institution. It recognizes a major contribution to the field of digital humanities, broadly conceived, by a Canadian researcher or team of researchers, or a researcher or team based at a Canadian institution, in the form of a recent scholarly publication or published software or tool contribution.

The scholarship may take the form of a traditional scholarly publication or a significant piece of software development in the form of a prototype, a tool, an application, web resource or web service, piece of digital infrastructure or result of fabrication.

The publication or creation for which the award will be made may relate to any area of the digital humanities, and should constitute a substantial advance in the field, whether theoretical, critical, or applied, and may take the form of print or online publications, a design portfolio, prototypes, or a production system.

The award will be given for work that, in the opinion of the CSDH/SCHN Award Committee, constitutes a landmark contribution to the field.

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