Library Publishing Forum
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Gabe Feldstein, BC Libraries’ Digital Publishing and Outreach Specialist, offers some reflections on the recent Library Publishing Forum. Every year, the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC) hosts a Forum featuring a series of discussions and lectures on the landscape of scholarly publishing. Originally scheduled to be held in Worcester, the realities of COVID-19 forced some last […]

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Spring 2020 Data Services Workshop

Digital Scholarship is happy to announce a series of 6 data-related workshops throughout Spring 2020. As the 2020 census will be launched on April 1st, our workshops are designed to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of the census, building data skills of using, managing and visualizing census data and other data sources in […]

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Celebrate GIS Day at O’Neill Library
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Our GIS Day celebration this year will provide a hands-on workshop featuring mapping in the humanities for non-ArcGIS users. In this workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to explore a mapping platform that contains and compares historical maps of Boston in the past century, produce demographic maps from their own data, and learn how to […]

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Fall 2019 Digital Scholarship Workshops
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This year, as the campus and BC Libraries take a sharper look at social justice issues, our workshops will use race and diversity (e.g. US Census) data to explore both the affordances and constraints of tools and strategies for transforming data into narratives and images. We hope you can join us! Curating Digital Exhibits with […]

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Highlights from the 2019 Digital Scholarship Open House
Joseph Becker, Railroad Pass with Chinese Workers, 1869-1870. Becker Archive, Boston College Fine Arts Dept.

On May 1, 2019 the Digital Scholarship Group hosted an Open House that featured the work of several faculty, graduate students, and librarians. Here is a brief overview of the presentations with links to slides and other materials shared kindly by the presenters. Richard L. Sweeney (Assistant Professor, Economics Department) who participated in this past […]

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Open Access Week 2018
Eric Fischer, See Something or Say Something: Boston. Used under a CC-BY license.

Happy International Open Access Week 2018! Established by SPARC and partners in the student community in 2008, International Open Access Week is an opportunity to take action in making openness the default for research—to raise the visibility of scholarship, accelerate research, and turn breakthroughs into better lives. Open Access Week 2018 runs October 22–28, 2018. […]

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OpenCon 2018 Boston
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Boston College and Boston University Libraries are pleased to announce OpenCon 2018 Boston. This year’s event will feature a screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. We are excited to welcome the film’s producer and director Jason Schmitt for a panel discussion. Additionally, we are currently seeking proposals for the following: • 20 – 25 […]

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Fall 2018 Digital Humanities Reading Group Schedule
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We are pleased to announce the schedule for the Fall 2018 Digital Humanities Reading Group. If you’re following along at home, we’ve set up a hypothes.is group for annotations.   September 11 & 12: Digital Humanities in the Popular Press Allington, Daniel, Sarah Brouillette, and David Golumbia. “Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): A Political History of […]

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Mozilla Global Sprint
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We’re pleased to announce that Boston College will serve as a local host for the 2018 Mozilla Global Sprint on May 10–11. The sprint is a two-day hackathon that encourages participants to contribute to open source projects in support of a healthy internet: “As part of a global movement to make the Internet better, safer, […]

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Fall 2018 Digital Humanities Reading Group
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The Boston College Libraries Digital Scholarship Group invites students, faculty, and staff at Boston College to join the Fall 2018 Digital Humanities Reading Group. We welcome participants at all levels; no previous experience with digital humanities is required. If you are interested in participating, please complete the application form below. We will offer two sections […]

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