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DH programming this spring includes events and workshops on Wikipedia editing, social media, network analysis, web scraping, text analysis, and more. Reserve your place at a workshop at https://go.rutgers.edu/cq7y8muq. Workshops will be taught by Alex Leslie, Digital Humanities Graduate Specialist, and Francesca Giannetti, Digital Humanities Librarian. Additional workshop topics will be added later in the spring. More to come! Events Frederick Douglass Day Transcribe-a-Thon Friday, February 14, 2020, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Alexander Library, JetStream (Room 404) Join us to help transcribe the papers of Anna Julia Cooper, a visionary black feminist, as part of a birthday party for Frederick Douglass and a celebrationRead More →

About this workshop This is the text of a workshop that I (Francesca) led in Fall 2019 on how to analyze and view historical data in QGIS. I’ve posted previously about visualizing present-day New Jersey census data in QGIS. This version is adapts (er… steals, really) a tutorial written by Brandan P. Buck for the Mapping Early American Elections (MEAE) project. I’ve swapped Maryland for New Jersey, of course, and I chose to focus on a late eighteenth-century congressional election in which the beginning of the modern two-party system starts to emerge. It was written with beginners in mind and introduces some basic but powerfulRead More →

The New Brunswick Libraries are seeking to hire a Digital Humanities Graduate Research Specialist to join their cohort of graduate specialists providing support to researchers in advanced digital research topics and methods next semester. See the job description for details on how to apply.Read More →

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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. Note by FG on 2019-10-23: Added digital editions workshop and more details on suffrage transcribathon. Events Suffragist Transcribathon Digital Humanities Lab, Alexander LibraryTuesday, November 12, 3:00-6:00pm Join us to celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment and Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s 204th birthday by helping the Library ofRead 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 →