Category Archives: Session Proposals

Building Sustainable DH Projects w/ Re-usable Components

How have DH projects evolved from “boutique” to modular/sustainable over the years? What are faculty, librarians, and academic technologists at your institution or organization doing to create sustainable, adaptable models that can be used by multiple DH projects? Why have … Continue reading

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What kind of instruction does your library do for DH students?

The DH librarian and Digital Library Program librarians at UCLA have started doing instruction sessions for mostly graduate students, many of whom are in DH.  These sessions have included workshops on Topic Modeling,  Google Maps and Fusion Tables, XML and … Continue reading

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Starting a Digital Humanities Program in the Library. How?

We’re in the very beginning stages of starting a digital humanities program at our library. We’re looking to discuss best practices, models, successes, failures, and what’s possible. Some questions we’d like to learn more about and discuss: How to gather … Continue reading

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Re-Skilling for Research

I am interested in discussing the notion of “re-skilling” or training librarians, most of whom have spent their careers as subject liaisons, with the specific knowledge and skills necessary to support digital scholarship. Two recent studies in particular have highlighted … Continue reading

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Everything’s spatial

General discussion on the use of traditional GIS and emerging mapping tools to enhance scholarship.  After several projects using a variety of platforms and tools, I’m interested to share thoughts with others who have worked with faculty to add a mapping … Continue reading

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