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

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

  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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Undergraduate Research Assistant: Kaley Bachelder

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 »

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 »

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