Digital Scholarship Track

Changes in the information environment are transforming traditional modes of scholarship on the liberal arts campus as digital technologies allow both new methods of analysis and publication and encourage collaborative research.  Events in this track highlight the emergence of digital scholarship on the liberal arts campus.  Spatial thinking and Text Encoding represent to methods of analysis enabled by new technologies.  Both are examples of the emerging field, the digital humanities (which takes in both humanities and social sciences, as well as interdisciplinary work with computer science), as it appears on the small liberal arts campus. Open Access offers a new model for publication for both traditional and digital scholarship.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

1:15-5:15 pm: Open Access and Liberal Arts Colleges, half-day workshop, $214 (before May 21) | Agenda | Instructors: Diane Graves and Claire Strom | Julian 108

5:30-6:00 PM: Engaging Students in Spatial Thinking Across the Curriculum (free) | M. Beth Wilkerson, Geographic Information Systems Specialist, DePauw University | DePauw GIS Center –  Julian 110

Thursday, June 24, 2010

CANCELED: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm: Introduction to Text Encoding for Digital Scholarship, day-long workshop, $356 (before May 21) | Instructor: Perry Trolard | Julian 108 (canceled due to under-enrollment)

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