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	\item \hyperlink{History}{1History}
	\item \hyperlink{Overview}{2Overview}
	\item \hyperlink{Purpose}{3Purpose}
	\item \hyperlink{Audience}{4Audience}
	\item \hyperlink{Literary_Projects:}{4.1Literary Projects:}
	\item \hyperlink{Archival_Projects:}{4.2Archival Projects:}
	\item \hyperlink{Performing_Arts_Projects:}{4.3Performing Arts Projects:}
	\item \hyperlink{Significance}{5Significance}
	\item \hyperlink{References}{6References}

\subsection{ History }\href{/index.php/File:Marylandhome.jpg}{
\includegraphics{/skins/common/images/magnify-clip.png}}MITH home page
	\item Founded in 1999
	\item Funded by a major Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
	\item A collaborative effort between University of Maryland???s College of Arts and Humanities, Libraries, and Office of Information Technology

\subsection{ Overview }\href{/index.php/File:Podcast.jpg}{
\includegraphics{/skins/common/images/magnify-clip.png}}MITH podcast page
	\item MITH is a physical and electronic home to a wide variety of \href{}{digital humanities projects and events}
	\item Internationally recognized and distinguished by the cultural diversity it promotes and embodies through projects such as \href{}{The Visual Accent \& Dialect Archive}
	\item Operates as a meeting place and think tank for the digital humanities
	\item Promotes, provides, and encourages innovative research surrounding text mining, data analysis, and visualization techniques
	\item Focused on the genesis, structure, and preservation of electronic literature, digital games, and virtual worlds
	\item Offers free access to a variety of media such as \href{}{podcasts}, \href{}{on-line videos}, slide shows, and \href{}{scholarly talks} that discuss current issues within humanities computing
	\item Archives and showcases projects that span various fields and are interdisciplinary by nature

\subsection{ Purpose }

In Kim Collin's site visit \href{}{document}, which transcribes her interview with MITH director Neil Fraistat, he discusses with her the center's primary focus on the research and development of:
	\item digital archives - historical and literary among others
	\item performing arts - theatre, music, and dance
	\item cyberinfrastructure - manipulation and storage of large volumes of data
	\item tool building - development of tools used to automate a variety of programming tasks
	\item Digital Cultures and Creativity (DCC) Curriculum - new program of study being offered at the University of Maryland

\subsection{ Audience }

MITH offers a diverse set of projects that are sure to interest a broad range of audiences. Digital humanists, scholars, educators, technologists, and intellectuals will find a host of projects worth investigating. What follows are links to just a few of the projects currently associated with the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities. Be sure to explore the \href{}{MITH} site for other current and archived projects.\hypertarget{Literary_Projects:}{}

\subsubsection{\textit{Literary Projects:}}


\subsubsection{\textit{Archival Projects:}}


\subsubsection{\textit{Performing Arts Projects:}}


\subsection{ Significance }

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities is significant in that it provides a successful model for other Digital Humanities Centers to follow. MITH's longevity and growth over the years demonstrates its usefulness within the field of humanities computing. MITH also offers resident fellowships and opportunities for those individuals interested in furthering their studies. Lastly, it provides a necessary forum for the proverbial "meeting of the minds" within the digital humanities community.\hypertarget{References}{}

\subsection{ References }

Information on this wiki page is extracted from the \href{}{MITH} website

Additional information has also been taken from Kim Collins's site visit \href{}{document (March 31, 2010)}, which transcribes her interview with Neil Fraistat, the director of MITH.

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