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Introduction to Omeka

Bobst Library, NYU, Room 619 70 Washington Square S, New York

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: […]

Free

Intro to Carto

Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus, LL 601 113 W. 60th St., New York

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 […]

Free

Advanced Omeka

Bobst Library, NYU, Room 619 70 Washington Square S, New York

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. […]

Free

Intro to Networks

Pratt Manhattan Center, Room 609 144 West 14th, New York

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 […]

Free

Fair Use in the Digital Humanities

CUNY Graduate Center, Room 9207 365 Fifth Avenue, New York

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.    

Free

Web Accessibility

Pace University, Babble Lab, Rm. 202 41 Park Row, New York

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. […]

Free

The Making and Knowing Project’s Digital Critical Edition and English Translation of a 16th-c. Manuscript of Artisanal Recipes

Columbia University, Fayerweather Hall, Room 513 1180 Amsterdam Avenue, New York

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 […]

Free

Intro To WordPress: Gutenberg

Bard Graduate Center Digital Media Lab 38 West 86th St., 3rd Floor, New York

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 [...]

Free

Critical Data Methods: Theory & Praxis

NYU, 244 Greene Street, 1st Floor Event Space 244 Greene Street, New York

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 […]

Free

Translating Questions into Actionable Research

Pratt Manhattan Center, Room 610 144 West 14th, Room 610, New York

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 […]

Free

Humanitarian Map-a-thon: DH for Disaster Relief

Pace University, Babble Lab, Rm. 202 41 Park Row, New York

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 [...]

Free

Simple CV

Studio Lehman, Lehman Social Sciences Library 420 W 118th St, Room 215 International Affairs Building , New York

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.  

Free

Edition Launch: Secrets of Craft and Nature in Renaissance France by the Making and Knowing Project

Columbia University, Fayerweather Hall, Room 513 1180 Amsterdam Avenue, New York

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 […]

Publishing with Manifold

CUNY Graduate Center, Room 5307 365 Fifth Avenue, New York

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 […]

Free

Working with Open Data – intro to APIs

Columbia (Butler Library room 208B) 535 West 114th St, New York

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    

Free