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In Advance of the Day of DH 2014

It’s been a day of prep on all fronts for tomorrow. Launching the Heaney at Queen’s Exhibition as part of a larger symposium has involved consultation with various stockholders in the...

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...

Using Trello for Team Process Management

Just delivered a short  workshop providing an overview of how to conceptualise and implement the commercial software platform Trello into a collaborative academic workflow. Trello offers an intuitive and scalable...

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 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...

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...

Tragedy: On the Critical Appreciation of Kindred Britain

How does one bring tragedy into the story? In the case of Kindred Britain (on which I have previously written), the creators clearly state that this entire exercise is largely...

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...

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...