In honor of GIS Day 2013, the Scholars’ Lab at UVa Library would like to invite you to participate in our celebration on November 20th. Starting at 1:30PM in the Scholars’ Lab, there will be a round of lightning talks followed by the cutting of the GIS Day cake. We encourage everyone, including students (UVa,…. More.
With great pleasure, I write to announce two wonderful additions to the Scholars’ Lab team! Purdom Lindblad will join us on December 30th as our much-anticipated Head of Scholars’ Lab Graduate Programs (including, among other programs, Praxis and the Praxis Network), and Laura Miller will shortly take on a dual position coordinating public programs in…. More.
We’re pleased to announce the release of Neatline 2.1.0! This is a fairly large maintenance release that adds new features, patches up some minor bugs, and ships some improvements to the UI in the editing environment. Some of the highlights: A “fullscreen” mode (re-added from the 1.x releases), which makes it possible to link to…. More.
The Scholars’ Lab is pleased and proud to announce our partnership with nine new graduate fellows for the 2013-2014 academic year! They represent seven academic disciplines in the humanities and social sciences at the University of Virginia, and join a distinguished group of past recipients of Scholars’ Lab fellowships. (Since 2007, UVa Library has offered…. More.
We’re pleased to announce that applications are open for a 2-day, NEH-funded symposium and summit to be held at the Scholars’ Lab this November 4th and 5th. “Speaking in Code” will bring together a small cohort of accomplished digital humanities software developers. Together, we will give voice to what is almost always tacitly expressed in DH…. More.
Ben Jasnow and Courtney Evans (UVA Classics Graduate Students) just presented their findings at DH2013. They hypothesize that their spatial-linguistic analysis of the catalogue of ships could aid in the discovery of ancient sites. Check out their presentation here: Mapping the Catalogue of Ships Here’s a preview:
[Cross-posted from dclure.org] It’s finished! Today we’re excited to announce Neatline 2.0.0, a stable, production-ready release of the new codebase that can be used to upgrade existing installations. If you’re starting fresh with a new project, just download the new version and install it like any other Omeka plugin. If you’re upgrading from Neatline 1.x,…. More.
We are thrilled to announce an exciting job opportunity on the leadership team here in the Department of Digital Research & Scholarship. Read on for more details! Head of Scholars’ Lab Are you an experienced digital humanities scholar-practitioner with a strong background in project management and public service? The University of Virginia Library seeks an…. More.
[Cross-posted from my personal site] I’m delighted to announce that our proposed roundtable on the Praxis Network has been accepted for the 2014 MLA Convention. Here are the details: Session Proposal How can humanities programs better equip students for a wider range of careers, without sacrificing the core values or approaches of the disciplines? While…. More.
After many months of brainstorming, debating, dreaming big, getting down to business, panicking, refocusing, programming, and fine tuning, Prism is here! It has been a great journey, and I think my fellow Praxers would agree when I say that we have learned a lot. Not only have we been introduced to the world of DH…. More.
- Digital Humanities
- Experimental Humanities
- Geospatial and Temporal
- Grad Student Research
- Research and Development
- Visualization and Data Mining
- Neighborhoods of San Francisco
- Podcast: Open Access Week Speaker – Gail McMillan
- Better :focus
- GIS Day 2013
- Tongue-tied in CSS
- 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