Increasingly digital scholarship is expanding to look not just at discrete objects but to better understand the relationships between persons, places and things. A popular way of discovering patters and deriving new knowledge about these relationships involved visual appreciation of the relationship between data and objects and ultimately the real world phenomenon that they proxy […]
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On 6 November we held an informal, focussed session with participants from Special Collections and the Department of History at Queen’s to present an overview of the possibilities and fundamentals associated with deployment of Omeka to manage and share digital collections.
DigitalHumanities@TheLibrary and the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities invite you participate in our autumn workshops specifically targeted at humanities and social science scholars curious and eager to accelerate their research practise. Designed and intended to be concise and focussed they compress a lot of valuable information into a short period of time to […]
In March of 2014 I wrote about the excitement of launching the Robert Hart Digital collection on the new 42 inch kiosk in the McClay Library at Queen’s. Today I have new pictures. Since that initial launch in 2014, Special Collections has assembled a diverse collection of digital collections utilising Omeka as an exhibition platform. […]
OpenStreetMap is an example of a phenomenon known as Volunteered geographic information (VGI) – the harnessing of tools to create, assemble, and disseminate geographic data provided voluntarily by individuals. OSM is one of the most prominent examples of this movement and rather than the map itself, the data generated by the OpenStreetMap project is considered […]
Northern Bridge doctoral candidate Rachel Hanna, shares two new additions to the Sankriti History Archive developed at ArtsEkta. A TimeMapJS driven timeline and an interactive geospatial presentation using StoryMapJS provide unique lenses on this archive and offer new ways to experience and engage with the stories of peoples’ journeys.
The second Annual Northern Bridge Training Programme Summer School was held at The Great North Museum at Newcastle University from 4-5 June 2015. I has the distinct pleasure of participating, sharing and learning about the impact of the digital on humanities scholarship. I would like to thank all participants for a stimulating and thought provoking session and […]
The 2nd Northern Bridge Winter School is being held at the Public Records Office for Northern Ireland (PRONI) 26/27 February. I am happy to be able to share a short presentation on DH in the Archives. Great presentations ranging from exploring the archives to raising your own scholarly profile on social media.
DigitalHumanities@TheLibrary and the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities invite you participate in our exciting series of concise, focussed and applied workshops specifically targeted at humanities scholars curious and eager to accelerate their research practise. These hands-on discussions encourage experimentation and hope to inspire through demonstration. The series begin in January and although all […]