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 →

[cross-posted with the permission of the organizers] Digital Humanities and Narratives of Science, Technology, and Medicine NeMLA 50th Anniversary Convention in Washington, DC (March 21-24, 2019) This workshop examines how the history of science, technology, and medicine are applied to the digital humanities. Since written, visual, and audio content are getting more dominant in the scholarly discourse, what type of digital resources can enrich our understanding of this field of the humanities? While it can be argued that researching for traditional academic settings and for the digital humanities requires different linguistic codes, genres, and resources, it is true that popularization of scholarly contents relies onRead 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 →

The New Brunswick Libraries now offer consulting hours for drop-in assistance with data intensive research methods and technologies.  Consulting hours are held in the Digital Humanities Lab on the fourth floor of Alexander Library, room 406-407. We have hired three Graduate Specialists with different areas of expertise, available during the following hours: Office Hours Narae Lee (SPSS, Qualtrics, NVivo, Stata, MATLAB, surveys, sampling, statistical methods) Monday 3-5 pm Wednesday 2-4 pm Friday 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Alex Leslie (R for textual analysis, topic modeling, and geospatial analysis) Monday 1-3pm Tuesday 9-11:30am Thursday 9-11:30am Miranda So (Python, Data Cleaning and Data Analytics) Wednesday 12:30-4:30pm ThursdayRead More →