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 [...]
Twitter data provide researchers with a real-time view into a wide variety of social and cultural topics. In this workshop, we’ll explore beginning and intermediate tools for collecting social media data from Twitter. Attendees will need a Google/Gmail account, a Twitter account, and an Rstudio Cloud account (free) Prerequisites: A Google/Gmail account, a Twitter account, [...]
As global podcast listenership continues to grow, students are now aware and interested in the medium. Podcasts can be an engaging collaborative course activity and/or assignment and it works well in the remote learning environment. This workshop will focus on implementing learner-created podcasts in the classroom including rubrics on how to assess creative content. No […]
Google Sheets is a web-based spreadsheet program, equivalent in some ways to Microsoft Excel, with a wide array of features and uses. For people who would like to embark on a digital humanities project, it is one of many options for organizing data. This workshop is aimed at total beginners and will introduce a few […]
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.
Over the last thirty years, the internet has become of vital importance to daily life, especially in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic when nearly all interactions for non-essential workers have gone online. Nevertheless, accessibility on the internet has often remained a low priority, making this indispensable resource difficult to use for many people. Participants […]
A crash course on fair use, particularly for digital scholarship projects that use copyrighted works as data. We will look at the wiggle room built into the fair use clause of U.S. copyright law, and at what that wiggle room has allowed. We will also look at the increasing importance of transformativeness in court rulings […]
Commons In A Box OpenLab 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 that powers […]
This session will focus on hybrid teaching methods adaptable to various subjects and fields. 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 followed by a showcase of student projects and other virtual classroom activities.
"Introduction to IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework)" In this workshop, we will explore IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework) and the work in the IIIF community towards universal standards for describing and sharing images online (https://iiif.io). With common viewing platforms, we can obtain interoperable digital image content to display, edit, annotate, and share images on the […]