Call for Proposals: Digital Projects Showcase

  • Posted on: 8 September 2017
  • By: digitalscholar

Digital Projects Showcase applications due Monday, October 30, 2017

Walker Library Digital Scholarship Initiatives invites proposals for speakers to present a digital project with emphasis in digital methods or technologies in research, teaching, or outreach from any discipline or area at MTSU. Projects may be individual or collaborative and from MTSU faculty, staff or students.

Examples of digital projects include (but are not limited to):

  • geomapping research (with StoryMaps, ArcGIS, QGIS, Zeemaps, CartoDB, Batchgeo);
  • text analysis of literary works (with Oxygen, TEI, Viewshare, or Voyant);
  • digitization projects (with Omeka or CONTENTdm) or web applications;
  • applying data visualizations or machine learning for scientific discovery (with Tableau, R, D3, or Python);
  • network analysis (with Palladio or Gephi);
  • historical analysis (with TimelineJS);
  • qualitative research (NVivo) or statistical analysis (SPSS);
  • computational methodologies; and others                                                                                                                                                       

Selected projects will present in a lightning round style Showcase on November 8, 2017. Presenters will have up to 15 minutes to present (Brief 10-15 minutes or Snapshot 3-5 minutes) the use of technologies and overview of their digital projects. Computer, internet access, whiteboard and a microphone will be available for use.

*Applications are due October 30, notifications to selected speakers are November 1. Send questions to digitalscholar[at]mtsu[dot]edu

**Application Form  (Link)         Workshop Schedule / CFP (PDF)