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Request For Proposals: Data Repository and Data Management Consultant (deadline extended)

UPDATE: Deadline for proposals extended to September 2, 2014 Northwestern University Interdisciplinary Innovation in Developmental Education and Science (NUIIDEAS) Data Repository Needs Assessment Project The Center is pleased to be part of a group of librarians and faculty working on the NUIIDEAS Data Repository Needs Assessment Project. Northwestern University Interdisciplinary Innovation in Developmental Education and...

An Informal Guide to Juxta & Voyant

The Center for Scholarly Communication & Digital Curation is proud to present “An Informal Guide to Juxta & Voyant,” a publication written by our 2013 Digital Humanities Graduate Student Fellow, Jade Werner, PhD in English. Over the past year, Jade and I have worked closely together on research for a chapter of her dissertation that...

New Open Access fund at the Northwestern University Library

The Northwestern University Library recently announced the pilot of an open access fund that will be used to reimburse members of the Northwestern community up to $3000 in one year for fees incurred through publishing in an open access publication if they do not have other sources of funding to cover the fees. The purpose...

TEI-Nudge or Libraries and the TEI

We are very pleased to welcome this guest post by Martin Mueller, Professor Emeritus of English and Classics at Northwestern University. Read more from Martin at his Scalable Reading blog. I have put the following proposal to the Board and Technical Council of the TEI. The proposal sits in a tag cloud of Library, Interoperability,...

Team Annolex: Collaborative Humanities Data Curation for Scholars & Students

The following is a guest post by five Northwestern University undergraduate students:¬†Oona Ahn, Hannah Bredar, Madeline Burg, Nicole Sheriko, and Melina Yeh, with an introduction by Martin Mueller, Professor Emeritus of English & Classics.   Introduction from Martin Mueller During the summer of 2013 five undergraduates and I practiced collaborative data curation on the corpus...

Voyant for Collation and in the Classroom, pt. 2

In his terrific “How to Not Read a Victorian Novel,” Paul Fyfe writes, “We just need to imagine a pedagogy that transforms the uncertainties of the digital realm into the domain of questions.” He proposes one mode of enacting this pedagogical model: Have students use digital tools to analyze a Victorian novel they have never...