Outputs

This page lists my more traditional research outputs. For a list of digital projects I'm involved in please refer to my projects page.

Books

Smithies, J. (2017). The Digital Humanities and the Digital Modern. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapters in books

Millar, P., Thomson, C., Smithies, J., & Middendorf, J. (2018). The Challenge, the Project, and the Politics: Lessons from Six Years of the UC CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive. In Crisis and Disaster in Japan and New Zealand - Actors, Victims and Ramifications. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Smithies, J. (2018). Full Stack DH: Building a Virtual Research Environment on a Raspberry Pi. In J. Sayers (Ed.), Making Things and Drawing Boundaries:  Experiments in the Digital Humanities. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Articles

Smithies, J., Westling, C., Sichani, A.-M., Mellen, P., & Ciula, A. (2019). Managing 100 Digital Humanities Projects: Digital Scholarship & Archiving in King’s Digital Lab. Digital Humanities Quarterly, 13(1).
Digital Humanities Quarterly
Bartneck, C., Ser, Q. M., Moltchanova, E., Smithies, J., & Harrington, E. (2016). Have LEGO Products Become More Violent? PLOS ONE, 11(5), e0155401.
PLOS ONE
PLOS ONE
Smithies, J., Millar, P., & Thomson, C. (2015). Open Principles, Open Data: The Design Principles and Architecture of the UC CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive. Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities, 1(1), 10–36.
Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities
Smithies, J. (2014). Digital Humanities, Postfoundationalism, Postindustrial Culture. Digital Humanities Quarterly, (8), 1.
Digital Humanities Quarterly
Smithies, J. (2013). Digital History in Canterbury and New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of History, 47(2), 249–263.
New Zealand Journal of History
Smithies, J. (2012). Evaluating Scholarly Digital Outputs: The Six Layers Approach. Journal of Digital Humanities, 1(4).
Journal of Digital Humanities
Smithies, J. (2012). John A. Lee, 1891–1982. Kōtare : New Zealand Notes & Queries, 7(2).
Kōtare : New Zealand Notes & Queries
Smithies, J. (2011). A View from IT. Digital Humanities Quarterly, 5(3).
Digital Humanities Quarterly
Smithies, J. (2008). Post-War New Zealand Literary Critique. Thesis Eleven, 92(1), 87–107.
Thesis Eleven
Thesis Eleven
Smithies, J. (2008). The Trans‐Tasman Cable, the Australasian Bridgehead and Imperial History. History Compass, 6(3), 691–711.
History Compass
Smithies, J. (2007). Finding The True Voice of Feeling: Kendrick Smithyman and New Criticism in New Zealand, 1961-1963. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 42(1), 59–78.
The Journal of Commonwealth Literature
The Journal of Commonwealth Literature
Smithies, J. (2007). Return Migration and the Mechanical Age: Samuel Butler in New Zealand 1860–1864. Journal of Victorian Culture, 12(2), 203–224.
Journal of Victorian Culture
Journal of Victorian Culture
Smithies, J. (2006). The History of Technology and the History of New Zealand. The Journal of New Zealand Studies, (4/5), 111–128.
The Journal of New Zealand Studies
Smithies, J. (2006). An Antimodern Manque: Monte Holcroft and The Deepening Stream. New Zealand Journal of History, 40(2), 171–193.
New Zealand Journal of History
Smithies, J. (2004). Modernism or Exile? E.H. McCormick and Letters and Art in New Zealand. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 39(3), 93–106.
The Journal of Commonwealth Literature
The Journal of Commonwealth Literature

White Papers and Technical Reports

Smithies, J. (2019, February 7). Research Software (RS) Careers: Generic Learnings from King’s Digital Lab, King’s College London. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2564790
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2564790
RS
Mackenzie, J., Sainudin, R., Smithies, J., & Wolffram, H. (2015). A nonparametric view of the civilizing process in London’s Old Bailey (UCDMS Research Report No. UCDMS2015/1). Christchurch, N.Z: University of Canterbury.

Selected Conference Papers

Smithies, J. (2018). From Lab to University: Towards an Institutional RSE Career Pathway. Presented at the RSE2018, Birmingham.
RSE2018
RSE
Smithies, J. (2018). Interrogating Global Humanities Infrastructure. Presented at the Critical Infrastructure Studies panel, Modern Language Association, New York.
Critical Infrastructure Studies panel, Modern Language Association
Smithies, J., Sichani, A.-M., & Westling, C. (2017). Preserving 30 years of Digital Humanities Work: The Experience of King’s College London  Digital Lab. Presented at the DPASSH: Digital Preservation for Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Sussex.
DPASSH: Digital Preservation for Social Sciences and Humanities
Smithies, J., Paul Caton, Ginestra Ferraro, Luis Figueira, Elliott Hall, Neil Jakeman, … Carina Westling. (2017). Mechanizing the Humanities? King’s Digital Lab as Critical Experiment. Presented at the DH2017, McGill University, Montreal.
DH2017
DH
Tanner, S., & Smithies, J. (2016). Innovation and the Digital Humanities: Early lessons from the King’s Digital Laboratory. Presented at the Digital Humanities Congress, University of Sheffield.
Digital Humanities Congress
Smithies, J. (2016). Full Stack DH: Building a Virtual Research Environment on a Raspberry PI. In Digital Humanities 2016: Conference Abstracts (pp. 364–365). Kraków: Jagiellonian University & Pedagogical University.
Digital Humanities 2016
Smithies, J., Millar, P., & Thomson, C. (2015). Building Post-disaster Social Capital: A Current State Report on the UC CEISMIC Digital Archive. Presented at the DH2015, University of Western Sydney.
DH2015
DH
Smithies, J. (2014). Connecting the Periphery: The History of Computing in New Zealand 1950 - 2000. Presented at the SHOT 2014, Dearborn, Michigan: Society for the History of Technology (SHOT).
SHOT 2014
SHOT
Smithies, J. (2014). Data Integration in Canterbury: Lessons Learned from the CEISMIC Archive. Presented at the eResearch NZ 2014, Massey University.
eResearch NZ 2014
Smithies, J. (2014). A View Inside the Ivory Towers: The Current State of Digital in New Zealand Academia. Presented at the National Digital Forum, Te Papa Tongarewa: Museum of New Zealand.
National Digital Forum
Smithies, J., Millar, P., & Thomson, C. (2014). Integrated Data and Recovery: The UC CEISMIC Federated Archive. Presented at the Third International Conference on Urban Disaster Reduction, Boulder, CO.
Third International Conference on Urban Disaster Reduction
Smithies, J., Millar, P., & Bellamy, C. (2013). State of the Art: Negotiating a Standards-approved Digital Humanities Curriculum. Presented at the DH2013, Lincoln, Nebraska.
DH2013
DH
Smithies, J. (2013). Requirements for a New Zealand Humanities eResearch Infrastructure. Presented at the eResearch 2013, University of Canterbury.
eResearch 2013
eResearch
Smithies, J. (2012). Federated Digital Archives and Disaster Recovery: The Role of the Digital Humanities in Post-earthquake Christchurch. In Digital Humanities 2012. Hamburg University.
DH2012
DH
Smithies, J. (2012). Digital Humanities and Disaster Management: An Overview of the UC CEISMIC Digital Archive. Presented at the Japanese Association of Digital Humanities Conference, Tokyo University.
Japanese Association of Digital Humanities Conference

Selected Talks

Smithies, J. (2019, May). Digital Modernity: Some Preliminary Thoughts. Presented at the King’s College London / NYU Digital Theory Workshop, King’s College London Department of Digital Humanities.
Smithies, J. (2019, March). Integrating DH into the longue durée: Research Laboratories, History, Methods. Presented at the Australian Academy of the Humanities second annual Humanities, Arts and Culture Data Summit and third international DARIAH Beyond Europe workshop, National Library of Australia.
Smithies, J. (2019, January). Curating our Technological Ruins: Towards an Aesthetics of Disaster Archiving. Rice University.
Smithies, J. (2019, May). The Epistemology of the Machine: Natural Philosophy, Digital Laboratories, and Cultural Heritage. King’s College London Department of Digital Humanities.
Smithies, J. (2019, February). Digital History and the Digital Modern. Presented at the Center for Digital History Aarhus (CEDHAR) Launch: Keynote, Aarhus University.
CEDHAR
Smithies, J. (2019, January). Maximising Research Capacity & Quality in Digital Laboratories: The Philosophy behind King’s Digital Lab. University College London.
Smithies, J. (2018, June). Digital Cultural Heritage in the UK: 5 Lessons Learned. Presented at the Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development in Jordan Workshop, The Jordan Museum, Amman, Jordan.
Smithies, J. (2018, May). Infrastructure and Processes for Digital Preservation. Presented at the Digital Preservation Workshop, Stanford University Centre for Spatial & Text Analysis.
Smithies, J. (2018, September). The Epistemology of the Machine: Natural Philosophy, Digital Laboratories, and Cultural Heritage. University of Liverpool.
Smithies, J. (2018, October). Research Software Careers: Establishing Local, National and International Pathways. Presented at the Research London Launch Event, Imperial College London.
Smithies, J. (2017, July). Towards a Socio-technical Analysis of Digital Laboratories: Reading King’s Digital Lab through STS. Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London.
Smithies, J. (2017, March). Establishing Digital Humanities Labs in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Swem Library, College of William & Mary.
Smithies, J. (2017, July). Humans in the Loop: King’s Digital Lab as Socio-technical System. Digital Humanities Institute, University of Cologne.
Smithies, J. (2017, November). Systems Development & Applications / Data Lifecycle Management at King’s Digital Lab. Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.
Smithies, J. (2017, November). King’s Digital Lab & the Georgian Papers Programme. RRCHNM, George Mason University.
Smithies, J., & Callaghan, S. (2017, October). Georgian Papers Programme. Colonial and Postcolonial DH Panel Discussion presented at the Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities Conference, Omohundro Institute, College of William and Mary.
Smithies, J. (2016, April). Software Intensive Humanities. Presented at the Sussex Humanities Lab Seminar Series, University of Sussex.
Meyer, E., Lucie Burgess, Eccles, K., & Smithies, J. (2016, January). Eric T. Meyer, and Ralph Schroeder. Knowledge Machines: Networks of Knowledge in the Digital Age. Panel Discussion, TORCH, University of Oxford.
Smithies, J. (2016, October). Artificial Intelligence, Digital Humanities, and the Automation of Labour. Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University.
Smithies, J. (2015, September). The Co-evolution of Maturity and Capability in Digital Humanities Research. National Library of New Zealand.
Smithies, J. (2015, August). An Introduction to Digital Humanities. Presented at the W.H. Oliver Speaker Series, Massey University.
Smithies, J. (2015, July). University of Canterbury Digital Humanities Programme. Presented at the Innovations in DH Workshop, University of Western Sydney.
Smithies, J. (2015, July). Project Management for Digital Humanities Projects. Otago University.
Smithies, J. (2014, June). Strategy, Governance, Ecosystem: Guiding Principles of the UC CEISMIC Digital Archive. University of Western Sydney.
Smithies, J. (2014, February). Digital Humanities in Canterbury and New Zealand. Presented at the Digital Humanities Workshop, Otago University.
Smithies, J. (2014, November). Stories from UC CEISMIC: Social Data in the Wake of Disaster. Presented at the NZ Open Data Day, University of Canterbury.
Smithies, J. (2014). Management of Complex Cultural Heritage Projects: UC CEISMIC Earthquake Archive. Yonsei University.
Smithies, J. (2014). Big Data & Difficult Data: The UC CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive. Yonsei University.
Smithies, J. (2013, August). The Digital Humanities and NZ Libraries. Presented at the CONZUL Research Infrastructure Focus Group, Auckland University.
Smithies, J. (2013, August). Canterbury Utopias, Past, Present and Future. Dunedin Art Gallery.
Smithies, J. (2013). The UC CEISMIC Digital Archive: Co-ordinating Libraries, Museums, Archives, Individuals and Government Agencies in a Disaster Management Context. Presented at the Scholars’ Lab Speaker Series, Scholars’ Lab, University of Virginia.
A zot_bib_web bibliography.