Introduction to Omeka

Virtual NY

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.

Free

Archiving digital projects using the DDP

Virtual NY

The Digital Documentation Process allows scholars to catalog and produce a reliable archive of their digital projects, so that fellow scholars can access, cite, and reuse in their own work. This workshop will outline the components of the DDP and teach participants how to catalogue their own projects. https://digitalhumanitiesddp.com/ Participants should have a project they […]

Free

Podcasting 101

Virtual NY

Podcasts are an exciting medium for public scholarship. If you have ever thought about launching your own independent podcast project then this workshop is for you! In this workshop, learn the basics of developing, producing, distributing, and marketing your own independent podcast project from Anuli Akanegbu, NYU Doctoral Student and the producer behind “The BLK IRL […]

Free

Accessible Design

Virtual NY

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 […]

Free

Tips and Strategies for Enacting Interdisciplinary Scholarship and Working Collaboratively

Virtual NY

Within the DH community, we often talk about interdisciplinarity and collaboration as a given. But in reality, there remain very real obstacles to working in these ways. Institutional resistance, orthodoxy in one's field, or a lack of visible partners can all make it very difficult to find the proper environment to do interdisciplinary or collaborative […]

Free

Build Your Own Text-as-Data Corpus: A Print-to-Bytes Primer

Virtual NY

This hands-on workshop will teach participants how to construct their own digital text corpus for conducting humanities data analysis. We'll cover simple tools for turning printed texts in a variety of languages into computer-readable files, the use of Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software, and consider helpful tools for post-process correction of digitized texts. We’ll also […]

Fair Use in the Digital Humanities

Virtual NY

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 […]

Free

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 […]