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...

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....

Using Onodo to Learn Network Analysis and Visualisation

During our seminar on Network Analysis and Visualisation in DH6010/6019 this past semester as a group we enjoyed a case study involving network analysis of the Star Wars characters presented by Evelina Gabasova (http://evelinag.com/blog/2016/01-25-social-network-force-awakens/index.html#.V7Mn5WXi-f4). She...

Visualising Visualisation and Data Density

Thank you to all of today's participants in the Introduction to Data Visualisation in the Humanities seminar. I very much appreciated your thoughts, attention and hope that you each...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...