All sessions are one hour and assume attendees have no previous experience using GIS. Sessions will be hands-on with step-by-step tutorials with expert assistance. All sessions will be taught on Wednesdays from 10AM to 11AM in the Alderman Electronic Classroom, ALD 421 (adjacent to the Scholars’ Lab) and are free to attend and are open…. More.
One of the many fun things we do in the Scholars’ Lab is help people find geographic datasets. Folks use geographic datasets to make maps and for spatial analysis using geographic information systems software. Finding detailed local-scale datasets can be hard. And finding local-scale geographic datasets for areas outside the United States is even harder,…. More.
[Cross-posted from dclure.org] View the Exhibit Built on the Stamen Toner layer. Back in October, about a month after moving from Scholars’ Lab HQ in Virginia out to Menlo Park (my partner started a PhD program at Stanford), I drove up the peninsula to San Francisco on a Saturday morning and set out on a…. More.
November 20, 2013 was GIS Day. In our annual tradition here in the Scholars’ Lab, we hosted a round of lighting talks with a variety of speakers including several groups from the Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School. As always, the had a great mix of disciplines and uses of GIS. Thanks again to all the…. More.
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.
About this time last year, David McClure and I had a great conversation with the folks from the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) about geotemporal storytelling with Neatline. We had lots of great questions and comments from the audience, too. Video for the talk is now available on NITLE’s YouTube channel:
Background Charlottesville is not the easiest place to ride a bicycle. There are obstacles beyond the narrowness of the streets. Let’s take a look at a few of these. The above map shows the elevation around Charlottesville with dark green being the lowest areas and bright red being the highest. The Charlottesville street system is…. More.
Today we’re pleased to announce the release of Neatline 2.0.2! This is a maintenance release that adds a couple of minor features and fixes some bugs we’ve rooted up in the last few weeks: Fixes a bug that was causing item-import queries to fail when certain combinations of other plugins were installed alongside Neatline (thanks…. 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.
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