RECOMMENDED: Radical Collaboration: Making the Computational Turn in Special Collections and Archives

In a recent ResearchDataQ editorial, Montana State University (MSU) Library’s Justin D. Shanks (CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow), Sara Mannheimer (Assistant Professor, Data Librarian), and Jason Clark (Professor, Head of Special Collection and Archival Informatics) explore the computational turn in special collections and archives. With initiatives such as Collections as Data, librarians and archivists are working closer ...

RECOMMENDED: Queer Criticalities, Instagram, and the Ethics of Museum Display

Dr. Horace Ballard, Curator of American Art at the Williams College Museum of Art, recently published an essay titled “Queer Criticalities, Instagram, and the ethics of museum display,” which looks at how critical queer theory can be used to analyze digital art history. Ballard “creates a theoretical framework of digital and aesthetic futurity that accords ...

RESOURCE: What About the Little Guys?: How to Approach Supporting Research Data Management at a Small Liberal Arts College

ResearchDataQ has published an editorial by Rachel Walton and Patti McCall-Wright (both Rollins College), entitled “What About the Little Guys?: How to Approach Supporting Research Data Management at a Small Liberal Arts College.” From the introduction: When it comes to supporting the range of Research Data Management Services (RDMS) that campus communities need in the ...

RECOMMENDED: What is a Feminist Lab? (recordings)

In April 2019, “What is a Feminist Lab?” Symposium was held at the University of Colorado Boulder and organized by Maya Livio, Lori Emerson, and Thea Lindquist. The event included a range of speakers from interdisciplinary research labs and explored ways in which intersectional feminist approaches can be integrated into labs and the work they ...

RECOMMENDED: Manifesto: A Life on the Hyphen

In their new article in Digital Humanities Quarterly Hélène Huet, Suzan Alteri, and Laurie N. Taylor from the University of Florida reflect on the challenges of engaging in “invisible work and life on the hyphen — between the academy and the library and between the human and the digital.” “Manifesto: A Life on the Hyphen: Balancing ...

RECOMMENDED: Recoding Relations

Recoding Relations, a podcast produced out of the Symposium for Indigenous New Media (#SINM2018), addresses best practices and models to support Indigenous peoples and research in the digital humanities. The creators currently offer four episodes: People Over Tools Indigeneity in DH Decolonial Digital Remediation Each of these episodes addresses intersections between Indigeneity and DH, in ...

RECOMMENDED: ‘Leading Lines’ Podcast

Cliff Anderson (Vanderbilt University) produces the podcast Leading Lines, which focuses on “creative, intentional, and effective uses of technology to enhance student learning.” The episodes include interviews with a variety of experts across fields and around the globe, and they address issues ranging from digital literacy to data ethics. Recent episodes include discussions about teaching ...

RECOMMENDED: Beyond Open: Implementing Social Scholarship (INKE)

In 2018, Implementing New Knowledge Environments Partnership (INKE) brought together nearly 60 researchers, students, librarians, and academic-aligned groups to explore topics of scholarly communication, open access, and community engagement at Beyond Open: Implementing Social Scholarship. Published as a special issue by the same name in the journal KULA: Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies and ...

RECOMMENDED: Archiving DH, Part 3

In March of this year, dh+lib Review highlighted “Archiving DH Part 1: The Problem” and “Archiving DH Part 2: The Problem in Detail,” published by the University of Virginia’s Scholars’ Lab on their blog. They have just published “Archiving DH Part 3: The Long View,” written by Brandon Butler, Amanda Visconti, and Ammon Shepherd. The ...

RECOMMENDED: “Empowering Librarians to Support Digital Scholarship Research”

Eleanor Dickson (HathiTrust), Harriett Green (Washington University), Amanda Henley (UNC Chapel Hill), and Terese Heidenwolf (Lafayette College) recently presented “Empowering Librarians to Support Digital Scholarship Research” at ACRL 2019. The presentation discussed the findings of their three-year study “Digging Deeper, Reaching Further: Libraries Empowering Users to Mine the HathiTrust Digital Library Resources” (DDRF), a project ...

RECOMMENDED: The Cornwall a-book: An Augmented Travel Guide Using Next Generation Paper

David M. Frohlich, Emily Corrigan-Kavanagh (both University of Surrey), et al. have published “The Cornwall a-book: An Augmented Travel Guide Using Next Generation Paper” in the Journal of Electronic Publishing. Their article describes the creation of two editions of an augmented book, or “a-book,” that serves as a guide to Cornwall. From the paper’s abstract: ...