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Linking the Analogue Exhibition with the Digital

Special Collections at Queen's University Belfast is pleased to launch a new digital exhibition: 'Ireland and the Colonies: 1775-1947: Friendships, Alliances, Resistances'. It is prepared and curated by Dr Kath Stevenson...

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...

Learning OpenStreetMap

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....

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...

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...

Omeka in the Wild: Practicing What We Preach

Over the past few years, in consultations with a wide variety of projects I have increasingly identified opportunities where Omeka would make an excellent platform for digital curation. However,...

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...

The Launch of ‘Heaney at Queen’s’ Digital Exhibition

Special Collections and Archives at Queen's Univesity Belfast are proud to release a very special curated digital collection "Heaney at Queen's" in commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the...

The Big Screen Gets Better

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...

Devising Best Practises in Digital Curation

Trevor Owens has shared a thoughtful discussion looking towards considering a Style Guide Digital Collection Hypertexts. In it he considers what could become shared and best practise approach to...