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Commons In A Box OpenLab (https://cboxopenlab.org/) is free, open source software that enables anyone to create a commons space specifically designed for open learning, where students, faculty, and staff can collaborate across disciplinary boundaries and share their work openly with one another and the world. The project brings together Commons In A Box, the software [...]
“Mapping with Palladio” introduces scholars in the humanities to Palladio (https://hdlab.stanford.edu/palladio), a web-based tool for visualizing multi-dimensional data on a map.
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.
This workshop presents a few of the best and most approachable tools for collecting Twitter data for research. We’ll also address the kinds of information we can glean from social media data as well as several important factors and limitations to consider when doing social media research.
Looking to organize and rearrange a large spreadsheet for a project? Join us for an interactive, step-by-step introduction to OpenRefine, an open source desktop application described as “a powerful tool for working with messy data.” This session will cover OpenRefine basics including editing and reconciling data, transforming data into different formats, and connecting to external [...]
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. […]
In this workshop, participants will learn how to set up a text analysis project, by automatically assembling a large collection of text, using the Corpus-DB API. Corpus-DB allows digital humanities researchers to quickly assemble a textual corpus, according to publication date, literary genre, author, and more. We will generate corpora which may be of interest […]
This roundtable session features projects that have leveraged NYU DH Seed Grants to scale up and receive additional funding from external sources. Given the NYCDH theme of Support, panelists will share their processes and highlight elements of their work that made a difference in their ability to grow their projects and attract new funding. Participants [...]
This free online NYC Digital Humanities session organized by Cinema Studies professor Marina Hassapopoulou will focus on hybrid teaching methods adaptable to various subjects and fields in the Humanities. Participants will be introduced to new (and DIY) tools and practices for collaborative learning, mind-mapping, visualizations, and other low/no-budget platforms. The demonstration and talk will be [...]
Working with transcribed zines from the Barnard Zine Library, we will engage participants in the ethics and steps of creating a corpus and how to explore them using Voyant-Tools and a pre-written Python script. Corpus metadata highlight zine creators holding one or more minoritized identities. All are welcome, and no coding experience is necessary. This […]
You have an idea, but how do you get started with your digital project? If you’re interested in doing a digital humanities project, the best way to get started is with an effective plan. During this workshop, we will work hands-on beginning to develop a project proposal that can be used for purposes ranging from […]
This session will give attendees the opportunity to learn from NEH senior program officer, Jennifer Serventi, about the many funding opportunities offered by the National Endowment for the Humanities for digitally-inflected projects. In her presentation, she will address two related questions: 1) What opportunities are available to institutions, faculty and staff for digital projects? and, […]