RESOURCE: Getting Started with GIS

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The American Library Association announced a LITA Web Course called “Getting Started with GIS,” based on the book of the same name by Eva Dodsworth. Aimed at librarians, this course will provide students with an introduction to geospatial thinking “through hands on exercises, discussions and recorded lectures, students will acquire skills in using GIS software ...

EVENT: Copyright Camp, University of Michigan

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The University of Michigan Library will be hosting a Copyright Camp 2013, on the afternoon of June 20, with a theme of Copyright and Data. Registration is free. From the announcement: We’ll kick off with a keynote from Michael Carroll, Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at ...

Digital Humanities (101)

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The following, “Digital Humanities (101),” was presented on Wednesday, March 12, 2013, by Josh Honn, Digital Scholarship Fellow, Center for Scholarly Communication & Digital Curation, and Geoff Morse, Coordinator of Humanities and Social Sciences, to librarians and staff at Northwestern University Library. This presentation was also a chance to quasi-officially launch “A Guide to Digital ...

OPPORTUNITY: NEH Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Summer Institute

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The year’s summer institute, June 17 – July 6 in Jonesboro and Fayetteville, Arkansas, will address the issues surrounding the: “academic use of game engines, including the balance of immersion with accuracy, strategies for storytelling and graphical user interfaces (GUIs) in ‘serious’ games, and questions of power and appropriateness in using video game conventions to ...

OPPORTUNITY: “Taking TEI Further: Customizing the TEI”

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A reminder that there is still time to apply for the NEH-funded “Taking TEI Further: Customizing the TEI,” offered at Brown University. The seminar, which takes place May 8-10, 2013, has no registration fee and travel funding is available. Deadline to apply is February 15th. For further details and information about the seminar series, check ...