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!
Anno Discipuli: A Digital Scholarship Internship in Review
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!
#DayofDH2016, DigiNoles edition
Here at FSU, we are starting to create connections between different members of the campus digital humanities community. Now, we hope to build a network within a wider global community. Day of DH is a yearly event where digital humanists from across the globe share what digital humanities means for them. This year’s theme, “Just... Continue Reading →
Digital Scholarship Training!
Digital Scholarship is an area of growth in here in the Libraries. We’ve been flirting with the topic for a while now, and are finally getting around to launching our support infrastructure campus-wide. One decision we made early on was that we needed some hands-on training in a variety of areas. Our gracious dean, Julia... Continue Reading →
The 2014 Election and the power of open data!
I spend a considerable portion of my time convincing researchers of the benefits associated with publishing their data online in open repositories. Bringing up things like reproducibility of research and the idea of others using their original data sets to advance scholarship in their field or another are my usual selling points. Academics produce vast amounts... Continue Reading →
The Contested Future of the Book, Part 1
*This post is from Abby Scheel, one of our three humanities librarians. A couple weeks ago I was fortunate enough to represent FSU Libraries at two meetings near Dupont Circle in Washington, DC. Both meetings dealt in different ways with one of the most contested issues for academic libraries and scholars: the scholarly monograph. There is... Continue Reading →
Building Data Sets with FSU’s Digital Library
Data science is all the rage lately. Harvard Business Review even named it the sexiest job of the 21st century. Even though the term is rapidly gaining mind share, many are still confused about what data science actually is. When you cut through the hype, the core of data science is actually pretty simple: it's... Continue Reading →
What is Digital Scholarship?
The number one question I get when talking about digital scholarship, is what exactly that means. How is digital scholarship any different than regular (analog?) scholarship? Does one have to be a technophile in order to consider what they do to qualify as digital work? These sentiments are being echoed around higher education, so its... Continue Reading →
Federal Funders Open Access Policies
The Department of Energy has become the first federal funding agency to release a public access policy under last year's Office of Science and Technology Policy Directive. Broadly speaking, the newly announced policy will make published research resulting from DOE funds available to the public on the Web. This policy follows a similar, and long-standing policy... Continue Reading →