Join the Digital Humanities Initiative mailing list to learn about public events, conferences, courses, lectures, and workshops taking place at Rutgers and throughout the region. This is a low-volume listserv maintained in Sakai. Click here to subscribe (netID credentials required). If you are not a current member of the Rutgers community, please send a subscription request e-mail to Francesca Giannetti, Digital Humanities Librarian, at francesca.giannetti [at] rutgers.edu.Read More →

Taught by Daniel McGlone, GIS Analyst at Azavea Monday, December 15, 2014 3:00 – 6:00 PM Alexander Library, Room 415 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ Familiar with GIS but ready to take the next step and add some more tools to your spatial toolbelt? This workshop will provide an overview of GIS and how it’s used in Digital Humanities. We’ll provide hands-on training in QGIS for some common spatial analysis techniques like: geocoding, georeferencing a historic map, querying data, spatial joins and symbology. You’ll also learn about some resources for open data with and the latest tools available. Finally, we’ll work together to createRead More →

Taught by Francesca Giannetti, Digital Humanities Librarian, Alexander Library Wednesday, December 10, 2014 4:00 – 6:00 PM Alexander Library, Room 415 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ Have you been wanting to explore a geographic component to your research but don’t know how to get started? Attend this workshop, and you will learn the basics of geospatial analysis, including file types, the csv data format – one of the most ubiquitous and application agnostic,  how to create vector data (points, lines, polygons), finding and reusing geospatial data, examples of how to visualize your data, and how to share interactive digital maps online. E-mail Francesca (francesca.giannettiRead More →