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  • David Jones TEI Workshop & Archival Display

    David Jones TEI Workshop & Archival Display

    Please complete the application form if you are interested in attending the workshop and can commit to the full three days. If accepted, you will be registered. (We apologize for not accepting everyone. Space is limited.) David Jones (1895-1974) was a Welsh artist and poet. The Burn’s Jones collection includes a range of written and visual…

  • Engaging with Data

    Engaging with Data

    A key element of Digital Scholarship is engaging with data. As our team’s data services specialist, I want to move away from data being viewed as enigmas that we have to wrangle with and understand in isolation. Rather, they should work in tandem with theory and context in a learning environment. In a recent collaboration…

  • In Digital Scholarship, Collaboration is Key

    In Digital Scholarship, Collaboration is Key

    The Digital Scholarship Group encourages members of the BC community to consider incorporating Digital Scholarship (DS) methods into their research. Whether you know it or not, you engage in digital scholarship when you integrate new, digital sources of data into your research, use computing tools to process that data, or leverage digital platforms to present…

  • Building Data Tools for Exploring the Past

    Building Data Tools for Exploring the Past

    When most people think about data analysis and building databases, they don’t typically imagine using them for literature and music scholarship. But that’s precisely the work I’ve been doing this semester. With Professor Maia McAleavey, BC professor of English, I have been building an interactive web portal for a research project exploring the composition of…

  • Seeking Bradstreet: Going From the Material to the Digital

    Seeking Bradstreet: Going From the Material to the Digital

    As an archeologist, I have excavated everywhere, from the deserts of Jordan to the hills of Tuscany in pursuit of cities, villas, and tombs, but never before have I dug to discover the life of a poet. That’s why I jumped at the chance when Dr. Christy Pottroff, BC Professor of English, invited me to…

  • Meet Our New Team Members

    Meet Our New Team Members

    Learn about the new digital scholarship team members who started this summer. We are so delighted they are with us! Dave Thomas, Digital Scholarship Specialist David Thomas has taught, presented, and published at the intersection of Ancient History and Digital Humanities, as well as Digital Scholarship more broadly. He holds M.A. degrees in History from…