From: Helen Agüera <HAgueraneh.gov>
Subject: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Grants
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Humanities Collections and Reference Resources
The Division of Preservation and Access of the National Endowment for the
Humanities will be accepting applications for grants in its Humanities
Collections and Reference Resources program. These grants support projects
to preserve and create intellectual access to such collections as books,
journals, manuscript and archival materials, maps, still and moving images,
sound recordings, art, and objects of material culture. Awards also support
the creation of reference materials, online resources, and research tools
of major importance to the humanities. Maximum awards are $350,000 for up
to three years.
Eligible activities include:
* creating encyclopedias;
* preparing linguistic tools, such as historical and etymological
dictionaries, corpora, and reference grammars;
* developing tools for spatial analysis and representation of
humanities data, such as atlases and geographical information systems (GIS);
* designing digital tools to facilitate use of humanities resources;
* arranging and describing archival and manuscript collections;
* cataloging collections of printed works, photographs, recorded
sound, moving images, art, and material culture;
* implementing preservation measures, such as basic rehousing,
reformatting, deacidification, or conservation treatment;
* digitizing collections, or preserving and improving access to
born-digital resources; and
* developing databases, virtual collections, or other electronic
resources to codify information on a subject field or to provide integrated
access to selected humanities materials.
The new guidelines, which include sample proposal narratives, can be found
at: http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/HCRR.html. The application
receipt deadline of July 15, 2009 is for projects beginning May 2010. All
applications to NEH must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov;
see guidelines for details.
Prospective applicants seeking further information are encouraged to
contact the Division at 202-606-8570 or preservationneh.gov. Program staff
will read draft proposals submitted six weeks before the deadline.
A list of the 2008 awards is available at:
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Text/Corpus Linguistics
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