Category Archives: Libraries

Posts about libraries and librarians.

Making Difficult Transitions

This session looks at how we make transitions work for us rather than becoming moments of failure in archival and digital history work. Donors and communities rarely share the same expectations of a relationship with an institutional partner as an archivist, … Continue reading

Categories: Archives, Collaboration, Diversity, Libraries, Project Management, Session Proposals, Session: Talk | 1 Comment

DIY Workshop: 3D Scanning and 3D Printing

Do you want to create a digital collection of 3D objects? Statues, vases, coins, inscriptions, or anything else you may want to study professionally? This workshop will demonstrate live 3D scanning using 5 of the state-of-the-art 3D scanners (by Artec3D, … Continue reading

Categories: Libraries, Open Access, Session Proposals, Session: Play, Visualizations | 1 Comment

Expanding access to historical content

In August of 2013, the UF George A Smathers Libraries received a $325,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to digitize 100,000 pages of historic newspapers. The UF libraries are working in conjunction with the library system … Continue reading

Categories: Archives, Libraries, Open Access, Project Management | 2 Comments

Timeline Apps for Online Exhibits

Every time I work on an online exhibit, it seems that a timeline would enhance the content and sometimes could even cover the entire exhibit.  An interactive timeline would be even better.  In this session, we look at a variety of … Continue reading

Categories: Archives, Collaboration, Libraries, Mapping, Open Access, Teaching, Visualizations | 2 Comments

Stories of Grant-seeking Adventures in the DH

Have you wondered about how successful DH grant-seeking is achieved? It begins with conversations about what we have in terms of resources, what we have done in the past, and what we want to do in the future. “Sharing experiences … Continue reading

Categories: Administrative, Archives, Collaboration, Funding, Libraries, Session: Talk | 1 Comment

What support can libraries offer digital humanities?

As librarians who work with digital scholarship, particularly undergraduate and graduate Theses and Dissertations and other items that find their home in Institutional Repositories, we understand that the landscape of the content is changing. Our “Talk” session is envisioned as … Continue reading

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