Call for Proposals: Digital Projects Showcase

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):

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps and Other Historical Map Workshop

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps and Other Historical Map Workshop, Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 11:30am-1:00pm

This hands-on workshop will provide an introduction to the use of Sanborn maps in historical research and in developing digital humanities projects. Sanborn maps can be used to locate specific properties and document the development of towns, large and small.

StoryMaps Workshop

Are you a faculty member interested in using a mapping application as a course project or optional platform for an assignment? Are you a student in need of more training on mapping applications to complete an assignment? Are you just interested in learning more about GIS or other mapping alternatives? Looking for a place to start? Come learn about StoryMaps, an interactive mapping application by ESRI, from the Library's own Ken Middleton. Check out the schedule below.

NVivo Workshop

Getting started in NVivo 11, Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 11:30am-12:30pm

Are you interested in conducting qualitative research? If so, come learn the basics of NVivo 11, a software tool designed for the collection and analysis of qualitative data sources with Education Librarian, Karen Reed.

Session topics:

Workshop Series: Network Mapping with Palladio

Data visualizations can take many forms, from using maps and charts to timelines and graphs. Palladio, a data-driven tool developed by Standford University, uses a combination of these visualizations to analyze relationships across time. This free workshop is an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to learn and gain hands-on experience with the latest digital tools such as Palladio. For a theortical discussion on its use, consider attending the Digital Humanities Seminar Series on Friday, April 7th at 11:30am.

Workshop Series: Adobe Illustrator

Have you ever wanted to learn graphic design techniques? Become more familiar with Adobe Illustrator? Need to create a poster for a presentation? Then join us for a hands-on workshop for Tips on Creating with Adobe Illustrator, with Hillary Yeager of the University Writing Center. This workshop is open to all MTSU faculty, staff and students.

Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 11:30am- 1:00pm

Location: Library 264A (Instruction Classroom)

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Workshop Series: Mapping

This workshop will provide an introduction to two types of maps that can be used in historical research and in developing digital humanities projects. The workshop will be led by Ken Middleton and is open to all MTSU faculty, staff and students.

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 11:30am- 1:00pm

Location: Library 264A (Instruction Classroom)

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Workshop Details and Topics

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