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Following Up with CartoDB

We had great turnout for Monday's workshop 'Putting Your Data on the Map' where we explored a variety of factors to consider when undertaking Geospatial Visualisation. The two part...

Network Analysis and Visualisation in the Humanities

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...

Irish Health Centres

The HSE posted two new datasets to Open Data Ireland and I wanted to determine how quickly and effectively these might be visualised. In this case I used CartoDB...

Omeka on the Big Screen

We did a soft launch of the Sir Robert Hart 1835-1911 digital exhibition on the amazing 42inch touchscreen installed in the Library. Although not planning for making the product available to...

Fiends in the Furrows and Findings in the Archives

If you're curious about the British Folk Horror genre and/or the Fiend in the Furrows conference taking place today and this weekend at Queen's (and let's face it who isn't), Dr Kath...

Manovich on Software as a Media for Thinking

Lev Manovich spoke at the Trinity CTVR on the 6th Sept on 'Cultural Analytics: How to use big data to unlearn what we know?' During the lecture, Manovich reviewed a number...

Kindred Britain

One of the more exciting (for me personally at least) digital humanities projects that I have come across this year is Kindred Britain. Kindred Britain is a network of nearly...

Storyboarding as a Project Planning Process

In Storyboarding research: How to proactively plan projects, reports and articles from the outset,  Patrick Dunleavy of LSE demonstrates a best practice methodology for project planning that builds from the...

Omeka Fundamentals for Special Collections and History

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...

Speaking of Books … and Visualisation

I came across this rather pithy article recently on Piotr Kowalczyk's eBook Friendly blogsite. 10 amazing book visualizations provides examples of the most compelling and thought-provoking visualisations of 'the...