Welcome back! This schedule introduces our almost “normal” digital humanities programming for Fall 2022. We include several new workshops as well as a mix of online and hybrid options; pay close attention to the registration form for details about attendance modalities. As before, we use the LibCal reservation system together with the rest of the New Brunswick Libraries Graduate Specialist Program. Please go to dh.rutgers.edu/calendar or to libcal.rutgers.edu/calendar/nblworkshops to reserve your spot (the information is the same in both places). The workshops will be taught by Suny Cardenas-Gomez, Digital Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Specialist, and Francesca Giannetti, Digital Humanities Librarian. Introduction to Zotero Monday,Read More →

Download these position descriptions as a PDF. Data Science Graduate Specialist (two positions) Digital Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Specialist Diversity in Data Graduate Specialist Overview The New Brunswick Libraries (NBL) Graduate Specialist Program provides opportunities for Rutgers–New Brunswick graduate students to use and develop their skills in a variety of methodologies while working with the Libraries to deliver consulting, workshops, and training. NBL hires Graduate Specialists to provide support to researchers in topics and methods of growing importance in the scholarly world. Graduate Specialists help the Libraries to expand the range of services offered by bringing advanced skillsets in the latest research methods andRead More →

Introductory Text Analysis with Voyant Tools This workshop focuses on Voyant, an open source suite of tools for analyzing texts or a corpus of texts in quantitative ways. Participants will learn basic information about different types of text analysis and their applications. We will use a prepared corpus of texts to explore different tools, skins (layouts), and discuss how they might used in humanities scholarship.   [2021-02-12 update: Voyant handout and sample corpus]  Thursday, October 14th, 2021, 11:00 -12:30pm,  online synchronous, (Instructor: Wafa Isfahani)    Digital Storytelling with Narrative Maps In this introductory workshop, we will learn about combining text, interactive maps, and other multimedia content to create an immersive digital story. ArcGIS StoryMaps can help to illustrate spatialRead More →

by Caterina Agostini and Francesca Giannetti Introduction Earlier this year, Rutgers was invited to become a participant in the beta evaluation of ITHAKA JSTOR’s Constellate, a text analysis and pedagogy platform. As a result, we have had early view into a rapidly evolving service that aims to advance text analytics pedagogy. While pedagogy is its main thrust at the moment, Constellate is a fairly complex offering that is structured around three “pillars”: data, pedagogy, and research. For readers who are familiar with JSTOR’s Data for Research (DfR) program, which has provided researchers with bibliographic metadata, unigrams, bigrams, and trigrams for JSTOR journals and books sinceRead More →

#dayofDH2021 is finally here, hosted by @LUCTSDH, @UCLA_DH, University of Guelph, and the Università del Piedmont Orientale. Date: April 29. Theme: Multilingual DH. Head over to https://t.co/78PFzqGDlL for details and stay tuned for more! https://t.co/LYTfwjNE2h — Day of DH (@DayofDH) April 4, 2021 Attention digital humanists of Princeton, Rutgers, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Swarthmore, and the Mid-Atlantic. Join us for Day of Digital Humanities 2021 by tweeting about your multilingual DH. The aim of this year’s Day of DH is to “open up conversation about projects being undertaken in the various languages and put together a list of non-English tools, libraries, software products, tips, hacks, andRead More →