Intertwingularity with Digital Humanities at the University of Florida

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Laurie N. Taylor (Digital Scholarship Librarian) and Blake Landor (Classics, Philosophy, and Religion Librarian) profile recent DH developments at the University of Florida. These interconnected developments, including the formation of a dedicated library group, the development of a training course for librarians, and the launch of the Scott Nygren Scholars Studio, draw on related and ...

Pedal to the Metal: Our Year of DH

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How did Virginia Commonwealth University librarians John Glover, Humanities Research Librarian, and Kristina Keogh, formerly the Visual Arts Research Librarian, build a DH initiative from the ground up? In this post, they detail their process for dreaming up, planning, developing, deploying, and evaluating Digital Pragmata over the course of its first year.  Impetus ALA Annual ...

RESOURCE: Hacking the Academy

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The University of Michigan Press and MPublishing have released a new title from the digitalculturebooks imprint, the second in the Digital Humanities series: Hacking the Academy: New Approaches to Scholarship and Teaching from Digital Humanities. Edited by Daniel J. Cohen and Tom Scheinfeldt, with contributions from myriad scholars, the volume explores emerging questions about the future of ...

RESOURCE: Using The Amazon Cloud to Host Digital Scholarship Projects

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In this video from the Coalition for Networked Information, Stewart Varner and Jay Varner (Emory University) discuss the opportunities and challenges of implementing Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) to host digital scholarship projects. Using Amazon’s EC2 creates new possibilities for scholars to experiment with digital projects that often are not possible through institutional or private ...

RESOURCE: “What’s in it for Me?”; or, Collaboration is not an End in Itself

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In April, Brian Croxall, Digital Humanities Strategist at Emory University, delivered a talk at Case Western Reserve University as part of a colloquium on “Exploring Collaboration in Digital Scholarship.” As he described in his write-up of the talk, the heart of Croxall’s argument is the idea that collaboration is not an end in itself. Furthermore, If you ...