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...
Autumn Digital Humanities Workshops at Queen’s

Autumn Digital Humanities Workshops at Queen’s

DigitalHumanities@TheLibrary and the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities invite you participate in our autumn workshops specifically targeted at humanities and social science scholars curious and eager to accelerate their research practise. Designed...
The Big Screen Gets Better

The Big Screen Gets Better

In March of 2014 I wrote about the excitement of launching the Robert Hart Digital collection on the new 42 inch kiosk in the McClay Library at Queen’s. Today I have new pictures. Since that initial launch in 2014, Special Collections has assembled a diverse...
Learning OpenStreetMap

Learning OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap is an example of a phenomenon known as Volunteered geographic information (VGI) – the harnessing of tools to create, assemble, and disseminate geographic data provided voluntarily by individuals. OSM is one of the most prominent examples of this...
New Engagement with the Sanskriti Stories

New Engagement with the Sanskriti Stories

Northern Bridge doctoral candidate Rachel Hanna, shares two new additions to the Sankriti History Archive developed at ArtsEkta. A TimeMapJS driven timeline and an interactive geospatial presentation using StoryMapJS provide unique lenses on this archive and offer new...
Exploring the Digital in the Arts and Humanities

Exploring the Digital in the Arts and Humanities

The second Annual Northern Bridge Training Programme Summer School was held at The Great North Museum at Newcastle University from 4-5 June 2015. I has the distinct pleasure of participating, sharing and learning about the impact of the digital on humanities...
DH in the Archives

DH in the Archives

The 2nd Northern Bridge Winter School is being held at the Public Records Office for Northern Ireland (PRONI) 26/27 February. I am happy to be able to share a short presentation on DH in the Archives. Great presentations ranging from exploring the archives to raising...
Spring Digital Humanities Tech Chats @TheLibrary

Spring Digital Humanities Tech Chats @TheLibrary

DigitalHumanities@TheLibrary and the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities invite you participate in our exciting series of concise, focussed and applied workshops specifically targeted at humanities scholars curious and eager to accelerate their...