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Select Archives and Special Collections materials are now available in the Digital Public Library of America

Nearly 9,000 primary source documents and images curated and digitized by Northeastern University Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections are now available in the Digital Public Library of America. The DPLA is a national resource that brings together digital materials held by American libraries, archives, and museums. Northeastern University Libraries’ contribution to DPLA was made possible  Continue Reading »

An Update on Our Wikipedia Visiting Scholar

In March, we welcomed Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight as our first Wikipedia Visiting Scholar, working to improve the presence of Wikipedia articles on women and writing before 1900. Her work is supported by scholars in the Women Writers Project and Northeastern reference librarians. Rosie will be with us, working remotely, through December of this year and has  Continue Reading »

DSG-Authored CERES Case Study Published in College and Undergraduate Libraries

Recently, several Digital Scholarship Group members teamed up to research and write an article that will be published in College and Undergraduate Libraries. Authored by Sarah Sweeney, Digital Repository Manager; Julia Flanders, DSG Director; and Abbie Levesque, DSG Coordinator and doctoral student in English, the article uses the CERES Toolkit as a case study for  Continue Reading »

CERES: Curation in the Classroom, Curation of the Classroom

[An adaptation of the following text will be presented as a lightning talk at Innovations in Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Local, National, and International Training, a mini-conference and member meeting sponsored by the International Digital Humanities Training Network / ADHO Training Group, on August 8 at Digital Humanities 2017, Montreal] The use of CERES in the  Continue Reading »

Margaret Fuller Transnational Archive

This past Memorial Day Weekend, members of the Margaret Fuller Transnational Archive (MFTA) presented their project at the American Literature Association conference in Boston. The MFTA began in May 2016 with funding from the NULab and involves a collaborative team between students and faculty at Northeastern and Sonia di Loreto, a professor at the University  Continue Reading »

Meet the 2017 CERES Exhibit Toolkit Projects!

The DSG is proud to announce the projects chosen for this year’s round of CERES Exhibit Toolkit development. We will work with the following four projects to implement enhancements and new features to improve user experience, create additional exhibit tools, and incorporate the Toolkit in the classroom: Boston as Middle Passage In 2015, students and  Continue Reading »

Marc Priewe, “Tracing Early American Captivity Narratives”

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 »

Build-A-Bot Workshop with Prof. Elika Ortega

If you missed our DH Open Office Hours event on building a twitter bot, you’re in luck! Professor Ortega has kindly provided her slides for circulation. Click here to see the PDF. If you have a twitter bot you’d like to share with the DSG, tweet it at us @NU_DSG!

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 »

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