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January 2018

Digital Editions and Early Modern Manuscripts: XML, TEI P5, and Scholarly Communication

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Digital Innovation Lab, 431 Greenlaw Hall, The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Join us for Digital Editions and Early Modern Manuscripts: XML, TEI P5, and Scholarly Communication with Hunter Corb & Margaret Maurer. In an introduction to digital editions, we will discuss the theoretical and practical questions that surround creating a digital edition of a manuscript. We will introduce XML and TEI before exploring the decisions that an editor has to make while designing an edition and marking up a text  - how do different choices an editor makes reflect an audience? What are the limitations of…

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Pre-Talk Reception – Reordering the digital library

January 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Davis Library Research Hub, Second Floor, 208 Raleigh St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come join us for a reception before Ben Schmidt's talk entitled "Reordering the digital library: what do 21st century algorithms make out of 19th century collections?". The reception will begin at 2:30pm and the talk will follow at 3:30pm.

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Visiting Lecture: Reordering the digital library: what do 21st century algorithms make out of 19th century collections?

January 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Davis Library Research Hub, Second Floor, 208 Raleigh St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Millions of books have been digitized since 2000. When we want to discover them, though, researchers often have to choose between two often unsatisfactory choices: keyword search that dips into library at random, and historical classifications that carry the century-old priorities. Ben Schmidt (assistant professor of history, Northeastern University) will explore how new techniques in visualization and machine learning make it possible to better understand the elisions, biases, and priorities that shaped taxonomies of knowledge as the modern research library emerged. What…

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Text Mining Using HathiTrust Digital Library Resources

January 31 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Digital Innovation Lab, 431 Greenlaw Hall, The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Professional Development Workshop Series

Please join us for Text Mining Using HathiTrust Digital Library Resources with Amanda Henley and Sarah Morris.

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February 2018

Digital Health Everywhere

February 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Digital Innovation Lab, 431 Greenlaw Hall, The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Professional Development Workshop Series

Digital health goes far beyond the traditional academic boundaries of medicine and computer science. In this talk Brian Moynihan will discuss his work in digital health at UNC through the Health Sciences Library and Carolina Digital Health Research Initiative (CaDHRI), the expansion of digital health across disciplinary boundaries, and the potential for engagement and collaboration with the digital humanities.

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CANCELLED: Professional Development Workshop Series-Performing Alternative Scholarship

February 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Digital Innovation Lab, 431 Greenlaw Hall, The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Professional Development Workshop Series

This workshop will be rescheduled.

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Live Podcasts for Research and Teaching

February 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Digital Innovation Lab, 431 Greenlaw Hall, The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Professional Development Workshop Series

Podcasts are increasingly popular as assignments in a range of courses. Composing a stand-along podcast using audio editing software provides a range of opportunities for working with media and language. Less frequently assigned are live podcasts. Using a radio show format, participants can hold discussions and play media clips. At this workshop, Zachary Metzger and Hannah Skjellum of the SITES Lab will demonstrate equipment and methods and conduct a live podcast session.

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March 2018

High Volume Image Analysis in NVivo

March 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Professional Development Workshop Series

Please join us for High Volume Image Analysis in NVivo. Kathryn Desplanque, PhD, will walk you through her research project and workflow for analyzing images in high volume using NVivo, a type of Qualitative Data Analysis software. Though traditionally used by qualitative sociologists, QDA software is equally suitable for Digital Humanities projects, and can be more intuitive and less stressful than relational database software like Filemaker or Microsoft Access.

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eSports

March 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Digital Innovation Lab, 431 Greenlaw Hall, The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Professional Development Workshop Series

This weeks topic will be eSports presented by Matthew Belskie, Michael Good of OASIS and guest speaker Steph Loehr (@FerociouslyS), a former college esports gamer and now an advocate and streamer (https://www.polygon.com/2018/2/5/16964202/heroes-of-the-storm-voice-chat-blizzard). What exactly are esports, and why are we talking about them in a college setting?  Games, often considered to be the bane of any successful student, are also enjoying unprecedented levels of success and popularity (particularly among college-aged people).  With more and more schools developing dedicated esports programs and…

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Digital Integration Coordinator Form DUE

March 28
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Applications for our Digital Integration Coordinator position are due TODAY.   Find the form here: https://cdh.unc.edu/digital-integration-coordinator-form/  Find more information here: https://cdh.unc.edu/2018/03/07/digital-integration-coordinator/

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