Our NEH-funded Neatline project has inspired the Scholars’ Lab to develop or enhance several new Omeka plugins recently. (See our full list.) One of these is FedoraConnector, which is designed to enable administrators to attach Fedora datastreams (a digital object — whether image, XML like TEI or EAD, or video) to Omeka items. This is…. More.
Prof. Mark Sample re-imagines locative media tools as platforms for renegotiating space and telling stories in literary, critical, and creative contexts.
Greetings, Scholars’ Lab fans. We have three new podcasts to share since we last updated. Please enjoy! Introducing our 2010/2011 Scholars’ Lab Fellows – Tom Finger, Jared Benton, Chris Clapp, and Alex Gil. Ray Siemens (University of Victoria) and Julie Meloni (INKE Fellow at the University of Victoria) discuss opportunities and approaches for training humanities…. More.
Building on a nearly twenty-year history in digital humanities and spatial and data-driven scholarship at the University of Virginia, the Scholars’ Lab has developed great projects and hosted amazing events at UVa Library over the past three years. In addition to our current search for a full-time, permanent Senior Developer, we now have the opportunity…. More.
Still fairly fresh on the scene, but drawing on a long history in digital humanities and spatial and data-driven work at the University of Virginia, the UVa Library’s Scholars’ Lab has developed great projects and hosted amazing events over the past three years. We now have an opportunity to add new collaborators to round out…. More.
It’s a quiz. I’ll name the required skills, you name the profession. Go. Identifying map projections and coordinate systems Interpreting map scale Understanding techniques of cartographic relief Interpolating latitude & longitude Calculating geographic extent rectangles Too easy? Well the profession I’m describing is not Geographic Information Systems guru or Cartographer or Neogeographer. In fact, my…. More.
Please join us on November 4th (or look for our podcast) to get your feet wet with Old School Hydro: Modern and Historic Surveying Aboard the NOAA Ship “Thomas Jefferson!”
You are cordially invited to an Open Access Week Luncheon Monday, October 18 at noon in the Scholars’ Lab The Scholars’ Lab is proud to celebrate Open Access Week with a conversation led by Associate Professor of Education Brian Pusser (chair of last year’s Faculty Senate Task Force on Scholarly Publications and Authors’ Rights), and…. More.
As a developer, I routinely work on multiple machines during the course of a project. One of the biggest pains is working on a database-driven project is that I often need to move the data on machine X to machine Y, make changes, then move the updated data from machine Y back to machine X.…. More.
Thanks to Megan Brett, Research Database and Records Manager at the Montpelier Foundation, we are able share with you a piece of ephemera from UVa Library’s computing past: a pamphlet on “Computer Literature Search.” “Why use a computer search? Consider the time it takes to search manually through the many issues of printed indexes. The…. More.
- Digital Humanities
- Experimental Humanities
- Geospatial and Temporal
- Grad Student Research
- Research and Development
- Visualization and Data Mining
- Better :focus
- GIS Day 2013
- Role Journals, Texts, Pedagogy, and Pragmatism
- Sticky Situations: Lessons in Group Cohesion
- Two Ivanhoes, One Direction
- Stephen Covey intervenes in wire-framing Ivanhoe
- Thinking Through Doing While Losing My Marbles
- Podcast: Sukanta Chaudhuri
- Podcast: Introducing Our 2013-2014 Graduate Fellows
- 2013 GIS Day – Wednesday, November 20th, 2013