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Marc Priewe, “Tracing Early American Captivity Narratives”

Written on April 20, 2017 at 10:13 am, by

We are fortunate this month to have Marc Priewe as a NULab visiting scholar. Marc is the head of American Studies at the University of Stuttgart and the German PI on a recently funded Digging into Data project, “Oceanic Exchanges,” in partnership with Ryan Cordell and an international team of collaborators.   On April 10th  Continue Reading »

The Science and Arts Collective of Northeastern University is hosting an event series!

Written on January 19, 2016 at 2:36 pm, by

Starting January 22nd, the Science and Arts Collective of Northeastern University will be hosting a series of working meetings. SACNU Goals: To promote interaction, communication and collaboration across scientific and creative disciplines at Northeastern University The emphasis of SACNU is to create a community and a platform for: Learning and using tools to ensure that  Continue Reading »

#1Lib1Ref: Imagine a World Where Every Librarian Added One More Reference to Wikipedia

Written on January 14, 2016 at 1:04 pm, by

Wikipedia turns 15 this year, and one of the many celebratory events happening in January is the #1Lib1Ref (One Librarian, One Reference) initiative, sponsored by the Wikipedia Library. From January 15th-23rd, librarians are encouraged to use their research powers to add just one good citation to sections in Wikipedia tagged with the “citation needed” request.  Continue Reading »

DH Open Office Hours with Dr. Lauren Klein

Written on November 12, 2015 at 1:14 pm, by

Dr. Klein joined us for DH Open Office Hours before her talk in 90 Snell Library. Dr. Klein is assistant professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, and in addition to her interest in digital humanities, also researches American literature and culture, media studies, and food studies. She also now edits the journal  Continue Reading »

DH Open Office Hours Overview: Special Guest Jim McGrath!

Written on October 6, 2015 at 1:16 pm, by

This week at DH Open Office Hours, we had the pleasure of Hosting Jim McGrath, a postdoctoral fellow in Public Digital Humanities at the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage at Brown University. He also was the former DSG Coordinator, and helped lead the Our Marathon project. We talked about different  Continue Reading »

DH Open Office Hours Overview

Written on September 23, 2015 at 2:48 pm, by

Today we had our second DH Open Office Hours session! Our session focused on the tools we use for DH. We talked about how the NULab graduate symposium will be working heavily with text analysis for the semester, and as a result, they’ll be working with R and Python. We also talked about the tools  Continue Reading »

DH Open Office Hours: Fall 2015

Written on September 10, 2015 at 1:28 pm, by

With the start of the new semester comes the start of this year’s Digital Humanities Open Office Hours! We’ll begin meeting on September 16th. These office hours are a great way for beginners to learn more about how to use different tools, or to turn an idea into a solid project. We’ll also share current and  Continue Reading »

DSG On The Road: Open Repositories and DHSI

Written on June 25, 2015 at 7:51 pm, by

The staff of the Northeastern University Library Digital Scholarship Group have had a busy summer so far! We asked Digital Repository Manager Sarah Sweeney and DSG Coordinator Jim McGrath to write brief reports on recent poster sessions and travels. Sarah Sweeney, DSG Repository Manager I attended the tenth annual Open Repositories conference, held June 8-11 in  Continue Reading »

“Day of DH” with the Digital Scholarship Group (#DayofDH)

Written on May 19, 2015 at 7:53 pm, by

Hi! Jim McGrath, Digital Scholarship Group Coordinator, here. Given that today is #DayofDH (which you can learn more about here and on Twitter via the hashtags #DayofDH and #dayofDH2015), I thought it would be fun to have some of the various members of our Digital Scholarship Group team write about what they’ve been up to today. As you’ll see,  Continue Reading »

UPCOMING EVENT: Preserving our scholarship: A conversation at the intersection of digital humanities and digital preservation

Written on March 9, 2015 at 11:16 am, by

We invited National Digital Stewardship Resident Jen LaBarbera to discuss her upcoming event, “Preserving our scholarship: A conversation at the intersection of digital preservation and digital humanities,” an exciting discussion that will take place this Thursday at Northeastern. During the analog age, archivists and scholars became adept at preserving scholarly work; manuscripts, drafts, and research products were  Continue Reading »

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