A behind-the-scenes look at immersive scholarship with a Graduate Assistant from FSU Libraries' Digital Research & Scholarship department.
The Black Women's Suffrage Digital Collection is a trove of digital materials related to the contributions and experiences of Black Women in the women’s suffrage movement specifically and civic activism more generally from 1850 to 1960.
This semester I set to the task of conducting an environmental scan of digital scholarship at FSU, focusing specifically on projects, faculty, and researchers incorporating various kinds of audio-visual media, tools, and platforms into their work. This project, building off my previous research in digital humanities initiatives using audio-visual media outside the University and the... Continue Reading →
This post explores the use of R for text analysis on the Early English Books Online - Text Creation Partnership texts.
With the approaching Symposium on Invisible Work in the Digital Humanities, I’ve been thinking increasingly about my transition from graduate work in a “traditional academic department” to working in a library. As a graduate student, I was aware of the fact that my work was rendered invisible by the fact that it was often not... Continue Reading →
Digital research and scholarship is a developing and exciting field - and there are equally many new and exciting tools to choose from. LEAD (Locate, Enhance, Aggregate and Demonstrate) your research to success by using the platforms outlined below!
For budding digital humanists, it can often be difficult to know what you need to learn. On top of writing for courses, exams, presentations, and learning the traditional work of your field, you now need to learn a series of unfamiliar methods and terms (many of them opaque acronyms: RDF, TEI, JSON). Even knowing where... Continue Reading →
This is a guest post from Matt Hunter, who interned with me this past academic year. Matt's enthusiasm and knowledge were an incredible asset to DRS this year, as we established our office, hosted events, and kicked off our program of digital humanities support. His time and efforts provided great momentum, and we'll be the lesser without him. Good luck Matt!