Omeka is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. This workshop will explain the basics of why and when to use Omeka and include a walkthrough of how to use Omeka to manage online collections and create digital exhibitions. Equipment Requirements: […]
With almost 40% of the entire world carrying a GPS device around with them in their bag or pocket, digital mapping has exploded in both popularity and accessibility. Carto offers a powerful platform to creatively design maps to explore spatial relationships embedded in any topic or subject you are passionate about. Join us for Intro […]
Building on the Introduction to Omeka workshop, this workshop will show you how to gain greater control of your Omeka installation. Participants will learn the difference between different deployments of Omeka, how to manage your own hosted Omeka installation, and how to use plugins, themes, HTML, CSS, and PHP to customize your collections and exhibitions. [...]
This workshop will introduce participants to designing a network study, including data collection, analysis, and visualization. After an overview of network studies in the humanities, students will get hands on experience using Gephi, a free and open source software for network analysis and visualization. Attendees can bring their own data, or sample data will be [...]
A crash course on fair use, particularly for digital humanities projects that use copyrighted works as data. We will look at the wiggle room intentionally built into the language about fair use in United States copyright law, as well as the increasing importance of transformativeness in fair use rulings.
The web’s importance in our daily lives continues to grow. The internet is the new public square. It is a place where ideas, information, education, entertainment, and commerce are taking place. For accessibility to become embedded in our everyday thinking and world, we all need to realize the role we all can play in accessibility. […]
This workshop will show the pedagogical potential of Betwyll, an app for mobile devices that allows to employ social reading as a tool to teach and learn languages and literatures. Equipment Requirements: Smartphone
The Making and Knowing Project (Center for Science and Society, Columbia University) is excited to present Secrets of Craft and Nature in Renaissance France—a digital critical edition and English translation of a sixteenth-century French manuscript of artisanal recipes. The publication of this edition marks the culmination over five years of iterative, collaborative, and interdisciplinary work by […]
Wordpress is an advanced CMS (Content Management System) that can be employed to build a wide-variety of online projects from personal academic sites to online exhibitions. Come learn about Wordpress and its revamped block editor called Gutenberg, which offers a new visual editing experience for media rich pages and posts. This intro-level workshop is a […]
Whether in the classroom or archive, humanities scholars and students often encounter data methods as means to an end. Processes like data modeling, analysis, and visualization — sometimes represented by particular applications or technologies — populate the proverbial DH toolbox, equipping practitioners to pursue data-driven research and project-based learning curricula. But, while these data-oriented skills […]
Researchers are often driven by a hunch, a practical problem or a gap in existing knowledge. However, successfully translating research questions into data collection and analysis methods requires skills and experience. This workshop will review commonly used methods for collecting primary sources data (questionnaires, interviews, observations), as well as qualitative and quantitative approaches to data […]
This session will focus on the use of digital tools for social justice and humanitarian disaster relief work. Utilizing digital mapping, you will join the Humanitarian OpenStreetMapping Team to learn basic GIS skills. Attendees will get familiar with iD editor, and JSOM using OpenStreetMaps for this and many other projects. We will discuss the need […]
Create a PDF and HTML CV for yourself out of plain text files and set up a free personal CV website. Equipment Requirements: Attendees should bring their own laptop and pre-install Visual Studio Code.
Join the Making and Knowing Project for the release of its digital critical edition of the sixteenth-century art and technical manuscript, BnF Ms. Fr. 640. Five years in the making, Secrets of Craft and Knowledge in Renaissance France: A Digital Critical Edition of BnF Ms. Fr. 640 resulted from collaborative pedagogy and research. The edition allows users [...]
Manifold Scholarship invites teachers and scholars to learn how to publish materials on Manifold, a digital platform for scholarly publishing. Participants will learn how to turn a Google Doc into a polished publication or create a mobile-friendly version of a public domain text. Manifold Graduate Fellow Jojo Karlin will lead a quick introduction to putting […]
There is so much data out on the web, knowing how to use APIs will let you explore and collect data in a reliable and efficient way. We will use Python to get data from New York Times archive. Equipment: Laptop, Anaconda Prerequisites: Familiarity with Python and Anaconda