Keeping the Power of Visualisation in Mind

The rather innocuously titled 'Visualising helps make sense of data' by Teresa Tocewicz crossed my radar this morning. It's a short, succinct piece that doesn't raise any contentious ides,...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...