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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 »

DH Open Office Hours with Dr. Lauren Klein

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!

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

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 »

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