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Welcome to our Wikipedia Visiting Scholar!

We’re thrilled to announce that Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight will be joining us as our first Wikipedia Visiting Scholar! Rosie is a prolific and experienced Wikipedian (User:Rosiestep), and founder or co-founder of projects such as WikiProject Women Writers, Women in Red, WikiWomen’s User Group, and more. She’s also on the Board of Directors for Wikimedia District of  Continue Reading »

2017 Call for Proposals: The CERES Exhibit Toolkit

Deadline: March 31 Apply here: Project Application More information : Call For Proposals 2017 The Digital Scholarship Group is now accepting proposals for the next round of CERES Exhibit Toolkit development (formerly known as The DRS Project Toolkit). The CERES Exhibit Toolkit is a user-friendly set of tools for building digital projects and publications using  Continue Reading »

Undergraduate Research Assistant: Kaley Bachelder

In Fall of 2016, I joined the Digital Scholarship Group team to assist in the development of one of the flagship CERES: Exhibit Toolkit websites, the Catskills Institute. Previously housed by Brown University, the Catskills Institute is a collection of postcards, pamphlets, and other memorabilia as well as personal anecdotes and recollections curated by Phil  Continue Reading »

GIS Day at Snell Library

The Digital Scholarship Group celebrated a GIS Day event for the very first time at Northeastern University on November 16th, 2016.  This international event always happens on the Wednesday of Geography Awareness Week in November. This year, about 1,000 different institutes, schools and organizations celebrated GIS day and Geography Awareness Week all around the world.  Continue Reading »

The WWP Announces New Publication: Women Writers in Review

Sarah Connell, Project Manager on the Women Writers Project, passed along another exciting announcement! Since 1986, The Women Writers Project has been committed to ensuring that texts written by women in the early modern period are digitized and accessible to contemporary audiences. Northeastern is privileged to host one of the oldest projects in the field of digital  Continue Reading »

DRS Milestone: 100,000 Files!

I’m happy to announce that the Digital Repository Service (DRS) now contains more than 100,000 files! We reached this milestone earlier in the month as files were being uploaded into the Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción collection for Archives and Special Collections. The 100,000 files stored in the DRS cover a broad range of topics, from  Continue Reading »

Two DSG Projects Receive NEH Funding

We’re happy to report that two Digital Scholarship Group projects have received grant funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to pursue projects in digital humanities research and pedagogy. The TAPAS (TEI Archiving, Publishing, and Access Service) project has received funding to begin development of the TAPAS Classroom, an initiative to support teaching and  Continue Reading »

The WWP Receives Funding for Intertextual Networks Project

Sarah Connell, Project Manager on the Women Writers Project, has an exciting announcement! Since 1986, The Women Writers Project has been committed to ensuring that texts written by women in the early modern period are digitized and accessible to contemporary audiences. Northeastern is privileged to host one of the oldest projects in the field of digital humanities  Continue Reading »

The DRS Project Toolkit is now CERES: Exhibit Toolkit!

The Digital Scholarship Group is pleased to announce that the Digital Repository Service (DRS) Project Toolkit will now be known as CERES: Exhibit Toolkit. CERES is a user-friendly platform with which faculty, staff, and student scholars at Northeastern University are building WordPress exhibits incorporating curated digital objects. This Exhibit Toolkit will be one module in the  Continue Reading »

A Proud Past: A Showcase of the History of Boston-Bouvé College

Located in Snell Library, Northeastern’s Archives and Special Collections department collects the University’s history, as well as the history of social movements in Boston. Their goal is to secure and make accessible important and at-risk historical records. One of the special collections that lives in the Digital Repository Service (DRS) is the Boston-Bouvé College collection.  Continue Reading »

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