Brooklyn College Covid-19 Archive@ A Journal of the Plague Year

Virtual NY

This digital archive has collected stories and experiences from the Brooklyn College community related to the Covid-19 pandemic. The archive resides within the larger, omnibus archive, A Journal of the Plague Year. This demonstration will review the principles that guided the project, the submission process and explore possible digital humanities projects based upon the archive [...]

Free

Reclaim Your Academic Cyberinfrastructure

Virtual NY

Coming to you from the people behind Reclaim Hosting and Reclaim Cloud, this 2-hour demonstration will look at everything from open source tools on LAMP environments like cPanel to Docker-based hosting in the Cloud. In particular, the demonstration will focus on the conceptual and practical shift cloud-based hosting represents for Digital Humanists working with a suite […]

Free

Cybersecurity for Humanists

Virtual NY

In this session, we will discuss security challenges facing the humanities and how to defend research interests online. We will learn many of the common terms and issues related to Cybersecurity and think about how to protect our project infrastructure beyond institutional IT requirements. We will discuss how to detect, respond, and recover from an [...]

Advanced Omeka

Virtual NY

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

Building a Commons for Open Learning with Commons In A Box OpenLab

Virtual NY

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 […]

Free

Hybrid Teaching: Tips, Tricks, and (Productive) Fails

Virtual NY

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.

Free

Introduction to IIIF, the International Image Interoperability Framework

Virtual NY

"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 […]

Free

Working with Data: From Formats to Ethics

Virtual NY

This workshop offers a space for participants to develop their data literacies and experiment with the role of humanistic inquiry in data work, and vice versa. We’ll start with a primer on data types, formats, and modeling, bringing into focus information genres that we encounter every day but often take for granted (like tables and […]

Free

NYCDH Karaoke

Virtual NY

Contribute your born-digital cultural output by singing your favorite songs with other NYCDHWeek participants - or support your colleagues and enjoy our musical productions! There are karaoke videos on YouTube for thousands of songs, from the latest hits to the deepest cuts to the goldenest oldies - and we'll take turns performing for each other. […]

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