Make an Impact with Open Access

Last week was Open Access Week! Between October 22nd and October 28th, OA supporters across the Triangle celebrated with speaking events, workshops, and movie screenings. When I first heard about OA Week, a question came to mind. Maybe you’re wondering, too: What does Open Access have to do with the Digital Humanities? I’d seen enough … Continue reading “Make an Impact with Open Access”

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship at Duke (11/5)

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This week is Open Access Week, and libraries around the world are sharing information with our communities about the economics of scholarly publishing, and movements toward greater access to knowledge. As part of this effort, many are taking the opportunity to hold screenings of a new documentary called Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. We’re doing … Continue reading “Paywall: The Business of Scholarship at Duke (11/5)”

Weekly Roundup 10/23

Happy Open Access week! Here are some events hosted by UNC to get you in the open access spirit (also see attached flyer):WiderNet and the eGranary Project: Presentation and Discussion Wednesday, October 24 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. UNC Davis Library Research Hub  Cataloging for the eGranary: A Hands-on Workshop (please RSVP) Wednesday, October 24 | 3:30 … Continue reading “Weekly Roundup 10/23”

Open Access Week: What Does OA Have in Common with DH?

As a humanist, you may read the term “open access,” and think, “Isn’t that for scientists?” It is true that open access is more common as a publishing standard in the sciences than in the humanities (as seen in the chart below), but it is a quickly growing phenomenon in the humanities as well. The … Continue reading “Open Access Week: What Does OA Have in Common with DH?”

Why does the Triangle need a DH Network?

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Last week, I found something interesting at the thrift store: a giraffe onesie, hanging up with the dresses. You can imagine the confusion of the poor employee who sorted this thing. Does a onesie belong in sleepwear or coats? Should they throw it into the stuffed animals bin with the rest of the giraffes? “Women’s … Continue reading “Why does the Triangle need a DH Network?”

Open Access Week – An Interview with Todd Bowser

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What is Open Access to you, and why does it matter? Open Access is a means of reclaiming the authors’ rights of individuals who do research, and leveraging those rights to create permanent and equitable access to the intellectual output of research communities. Not enough people talk about the idea of a public knowledge commons, … Continue reading “Open Access Week – An Interview with Todd Bowser”

Digital Brown Bag Lunch Series: What is DH? A Gentle Introduction

Thursday, October 18 – 12:00pm Bostock 121 (Murthy Digital Studio) Liz Milewicz and William Shaw The nature of digital humanities work can be as diverse as the humanities itself, making it difficult to understand what it is, let alone how to incorporate it into one’s scholarly practice. Will Shaw (Digital Humanities Consultant) and Liz Milewicz (Head of Digital Scholarship Services) … Continue reading “Digital Brown Bag Lunch Series: What is DH? A Gentle Introduction”

Digital Humanities Nuts and Bolts: From Idea to Sustainable Project

A day-long conference on digital humanities This conference will focus on planning, logistics, and long-term maintenance of digital humanities (DH) projects. Welcoming experts who employ digital humanities tools and methods in their research and the classroom as well as specialists on project management, sustainability, and the legal and ethical implications of DH, the conference will … Continue reading “Digital Humanities Nuts and Bolts: From Idea to Sustainable Project”

Zephyr Frank at NCSU (10/18) (RESCHEDULED)

***This event was rescheduled due to Hurricane Florence*** The Department of History and the Visual Narrative Cluster at NC State present:   “URBANIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS   Eviction and Displacement in Global Historical Perspective”   a talk by ZEPHYR FRANK Stanford University   Oct 18 Thursday 4:30 pm   Free and open to the Public   Withers Hall, Room 140 North … Continue reading “Zephyr Frank at NCSU (10/18) (RESCHEDULED)”