Following Up with CartoDB

Following Up with CartoDB

We had great turnout for Monday’s workshop ‘Putting Your Data on the Map’ where we explored a variety of factors to consider when undertaking Geospatial Visualisation. The two part workshop offered some theoretical grounding as well as a...
Irish Health Centres

Irish Health Centres

The HSE posted two new datasets to Open Data Ireland and I wanted to determine how quickly and effectively these might be visualised. In this case I used CartoDB and created a hexagonal data map. Interesting. A few immediate findings. Why Hexagons? … It all goes...

Network Analysis and Visualisation in the Humanities

Increasingly digital scholarship is expanding to look not just at discrete objects but to better understand the relationships between persons, places and things. A popular way of discovering patters and deriving new knowledge about these relationships involved visual...
Omeka Fundamentals for Special Collections and History

Omeka Fundamentals for Special Collections and History

On 6 November we held an informal, focussed session with participants from Special Collections and the Department of History at Queen’s to present an overview of the possibilities and fundamentals associated with deployment of Omeka to manage and share digital...