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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 »

Call for Proposals for DHQ Special Issue: Creative Pedagogical Approaches in Information Design

Submission deadline: 1 October 2016 Digital Humanities Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue on creative pedagogical approaches in the instruction of information visualization. Contributions are invited on methodologies, tools, and resources that practitioners have used to teach any facet of information visualization, which may include (but is not limited to) best practices in design,  Continue Reading »

Visual Narrative and the Senses: Thinking About Food as Medium and Metaphor

Image: More foods that inspire my senses: desserts from my favorite parfait cafe (top) and traditional Japanese tea sweets (bottom), both in Kyoto, Japan. By Steven Braun I will never forget the night my teeth sunk into the most delicious food I have ever eaten. It was a cool evening in Hiroshima, Japan, and I  Continue Reading »

Position posting: Digital Scholarship Programmer/Analyst

Northeastern University Libraries are pleased to announce a new position as part of our growing research and development activities in the fields of digital humanities and digital libraries. The Library is undertaking an ambitious agenda in support of emerging digital humanities and quantitative social sciences research efforts at Northeastern. With the launch of an enhanced  Continue Reading »

2016 Call for Proposals: The DRS Project Toolkit

Deadline: March 30 Apply here: Project Application More information : 2016 Call for Proposals The Digital Scholarship Group is now accepting proposals for the next round of DRS Project Toolkit development. The DRS Project Toolkit is a user-friendly set of tools for building digital projects and publications using the Digital Repository Service (DRS). With the  Continue Reading »

Building a Faculty Member’s Research Exhibit using the DRS Project Toolkit

Before the break, Param Ajmera and Gregory Palermo developed a draft website to showcase Professor Stephen Sadow’s work with Latin American Jewish Artists. We built the website using the DRS Project Toolkit, a custom WordPress installation currently being developed by the Digital Scholarship Group to support faculty members in digitally representing their ongoing and completed  Continue Reading »

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

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

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 »

The WWP Adds Several New Exhibits to Women Writers in Context

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 »

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