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Browse the Updated CERES: Exhibit Toolkit Documentation Site

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 »

Design for Diversity Opening Forum: A Reflection

The first Design for Diversity event was held at Northeastern on October 16 and 17 to begin the collaborative process of building the Teaching and Learning Toolkit. My takeaway questions, inspired by the presentations and discussions, were: When working with learners to teach technologies and systems, how can we teach learners to be critical of  Continue Reading »

Design for Diversity Opening Forum

Design for Diversity, supported by the IMLS, focuses on the ways in which information systems embody and reinforce cultural norms, and asks how we can design systems that account for diverse cultural materials and ways of knowing. Based on a series of working meetings, we will be developing a collaborative pedagogical toolkit to encourage inclusive  Continue Reading »

Design for Diversity Podcast Interview: Lost in the Stacks!

Julia was interviewed for Lost in the Stacks, a Research Library Rock n Roll Radio Show, broadcasting from the WREK studio on campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Hear Julia’s interview portion of Lost in the Stacks episode 359, broadcast October 6, 2017. She speaks about inclusion in information systems and the Design for  Continue Reading »

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 »

Design for Diversity at Digital Humanities 2017

Amanda and Julia presented at Digital Humanities 2017 at McGill University in MontrĂ©al, Canada from August 8-11, 2017. The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations strives to promote and support digital research and teaching across arts and humanities disciplines. They presented a posted showing some of the main results from the initial literature review. See the  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 »

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