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This fall’s programming includes events and workshops on maps, organizing sources, transforming sources into data, and transforming data into visualizations. Reserve your place at a workshop at http://go.rutgers.edu/11x2vbxi. Workshops will be taught by Alex Leslie, Digital Humanities Graduate Specialist, and Francesca Giannetti, Digital Humanities Librarian. Note by FG on 2019-09-19: Edited to include additional workshops. Added Suffragist Transcribathon. Events Suffragist Transcribathon Digital Humanities Lab, Alexander Library Tuesday, November 12 (time TBD) Help celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment and Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s birthday with this crowdsourced transcription event. More at https://crowd.loc.gov/topics/suffrage-women-fight-for-the-vote/. Mapathon for Humanitarian Relief Pane Room, Alexander LibraryThursday, November 14, 2:00-5:00 pm HelpRead More →

Welcome to our Spring 2019 programming! Please find below a description of the workshops we have scheduled. Reserve your place at a workshop here. Browse the rest of our advanced research workshops, including offerings in machine learning with Python, version control with Git and GitHub, and qualitative data analysis in NVivo at https://libguides.rutgers.edu/graduatespecialist/workshops. Citation Management with Zotero  January 29 – 10:00-11:00 am, Digital Humanities Lab, Alexander Library (Instructor, Francesca Giannetti)  February 5 – 1:00-2:00 pm, Digital Humanities Lab, Alexander Library (Instructor, Francesca Giannetti)  Zotero is a free application that collects, manages, and formats citations and bibliographies. In this introductory, hands-on workshop, we’ll learn how to organize sources, attach PDFs andRead More →

You will find below a description of the workshops and events we have planned for Fall 2018. Reserve your place at a workshop here. Workshops will be taught by Alex Leslie, Digital Humanities Graduate Specialist, with the exception of  Zotero and Omeka, which will be taught by Francesca Giannetti, Digital Humanities Librarian. Note: Updated 9/24/18 to reflect additional workshop offerings. Fall MixerDigital Humanities Lab, Alexander LibrarySeptember 19, 12:30-2:30 pm Using digital research methods, or curious about digital humanities or digital scholarship? Join us for the Fall 2018 Digital Humanities/Digital Scholarship Mixer in the Digital Humanities Lab (Alexander Library, Room 406-407). We especially encourage graduate students andRead More →

Digital Humanities and Data Analysis Workshops The following workshops on research methods and software will be offered by the New Brunswick Libraries Graduate Specialists in Spring 2018.  All workshops will be held on the 4th floor of Alexander Library on College Avenue.  Room assignments and workshop instructors noted below. More detailed descriptions of the workshops will be posted as they are made available at https://libguides.rutgers.edu/graduatespecialist/workshops. Workshops held in rooms 413 and 415 are capped at 20 registrants. Workshops held in the Digital Humanities lab are capped at 12 registrants. Workshops are grouped by instructor in the categories of Quantitative Methods, Digital Humanities, and Data Analytics. Please sign up for the workshops you plan to attend at theRead More →

Digital Humanities Showcase: Call for Proposals Submit by February 1, 2018 Showcase on March 27, 2018 The interdisciplinary field of digital humanities (DH) aims to bring together humanistic inquiry and digital technologies, organizing new modes of archival research, developing computer-aided methodologies for answering humanistic questions, curating digitized archives of all kinds, bringing digital platforms into the classroom in creative ways, and engaging critically with the culture of new media. In order to encourage collaboration and community at Rutgers, and regionally in the state New Jersey, the Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative invites contributions to a Digital Humanities Showcase, to be held at Alexander Library on Tuesday,Read More →