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Our Marathon 1.0 to Our Marathon 2.0: Reflections on Digital Platforms

Written on June 19, 2018 at 2:06 pm, by

Our Marathon 1.0 launched in 2013 in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings as a crowdsourced digital archive aimed at healing and remembrance.  It launched on Omeka, an open-source content management system, which allowed for the original team to gather digital items, collect crowdsourced contributions, and build digital exhibits.  Our Marathon was rebuilt in 2017-2018  Continue Reading »

2018 Call for CERES Classroom Proposals

Written on March 1, 2018 at 10:30 am, by

  Apply here  Deadline: April 30, 2018 For more information visit: https://dsg.neu.edu/ceres/2018-ceres-cfp/     It’s that time of year again – time for the CERES Call for Proposals! This year we’re looking for faculty to submit project proposals for classroom use of the CERES Exhibit Toolkit in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019. The deadline for proposals is  Continue Reading »

Browse the Updated CERES: Exhibit Toolkit Documentation Site

Written on December 11, 2017 at 7:42 pm, by

Thanks to the hard work of DSG intern Kaley Bachelder, the CERES: Exhibit Toolkit Documentation site has a fresh new look and updated, improved content that will help toolkit users edit their sites. Some highlights of the updated User Guide include clearly labeled screenshots of various processes, examples of the toolkit in use, and a  Continue Reading »

CERES: Curation in the Classroom, Curation of the Classroom

Written on August 7, 2017 at 9:11 pm, by

[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

Written on June 21, 2017 at 12:40 pm, by

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!

Written on May 17, 2017 at 2:05 pm, by

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 »

2017 Call for Proposals: The CERES Exhibit Toolkit

Written on February 1, 2017 at 10:00 am, by

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

Written on January 18, 2017 at 4:39 pm, by

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 »

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