Keystone DH Conference highlights.

Having recently returned from the Keystone Digital Humanities Conference organized by UPenn and hosted in the beautiful Kislak Center for Rare Books and Special Collections, I thought I would put together a list of a few projects that intrigued me for their innovative approach or problem-solving capacity. The conference provided an opportunity for many scholars,Continue reading “Keystone DH Conference highlights.”

Access 2013 notes: Rachel Frick’s Closing Keynote.

Rachel Frick, the Director of the DLF Forum and a community builder, gave the closing keynote at Access 2013 entitled “Community, understanding, courage, and honesty”. Her diverse skills, experiences and interests clearly reflected in this uplifting talk, which underscored a few recurring themes in the conference program, and also allowed for a deeper reflection onContinue reading “Access 2013 notes: Rachel Frick’s Closing Keynote.”

Access 2013 notes: highlights.

North Carolina State University recently built a new Hunt Library on campus. In order to promote it, the library staff asked its users (students, faculty, and staff of NCSU) to share their interaction with the space through Instagram. The #MyHuntLibrary project demonstrates one way to market library spaces and to interact with users through a social media platform.Continue reading “Access 2013 notes: highlights.”

Organizing historical menus: a data curation experiment

During the weeks of April 14 – May 3, I was fortunate to spend my MLIS practicum at MITH under the supervision of Trevor Munoz. My main reason for applying to MITH as a potential practicum site was my background in the digital humanities and library and information studies, as well as my interest inContinue reading “Organizing historical menus: a data curation experiment”