Monthly Archives: April 2013

Service Learning and DH

I’m interested in discussing ideas for providing alternative service learning assignments/components in the classroom.

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Data sets for the arts and humanities

While many excellent guides to data sets for the sciences and social sciences already exist, I’d like to develop a list of likely sources for arts and humanities folks. (Or maybe this also already exists, in which case we’ll have … Continue reading

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Geospatial “stuff” and DH

I have a social science, environmental studies background, and I’ve used and taught GIS. Recently, I’ve been interested in more user friendly mapping tools such as Google Earth. I’m curious if/how Geospatial tools fit into DH. My school is just … Continue reading

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DH + Library Toolbank

In this session I would like to create a list of resources libraries can use to quickly and inexpensively build digital projects. There are so many tools out there and more are being created all the time but it is … Continue reading

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These are some thoughts that have been spinning through my head since I did half of my MLIS online, and my work in libraries and as an online writing coach since then has made then spin faster. Think about a … Continue reading

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Unleashing TEI and Plain Text Data for Textual Analysis, Visualization and Mining, or, Let’s Play with E-Text Data and Tools

Motivated by a recent mock keynote debate, “A Matter of Scale,” presented by Matt Jockers and Julia Flanders as part of the Boston Area Days of Digital Humanities Conference, and the imperative that librarians involved with many things “digital” learn not only how to … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling Jam Session

Enthralled by the surge of digital production in the area of storytelling? Believe it can be used to teach or communicate concepts relevant to digital humanities and librarianship? Hesitant to get started on your own? Inspired by the brilliant MOOC, … Continue reading

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DH 101: Getting Started in Digital Humanities

I cannot speak for other participants, but I am somewhat intimidated by all the tools, technologies, and projects that fall under digital humanities. The question I have is: how do I get involved? What technologies do I need to know? … Continue reading

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UPDATED! DH and Makerspace Mashup

This is a talk session for those who are thinking about how to bring a maker space into an academic library. If you’ve been following the library and maker space movement, then you know that people usually don’t think about … Continue reading

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Let’s Make a MOOC! Crowdsourcing an Information Literacy MOOC

Seems like everytime I check my education news feed there is at least one article talking about MOOCs. Advocates hailing the disruptive impact of MOOCs to bring higher education to the masses. Proponents tempering the MOOC frenzy with reminiscences of … Continue reading

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