New Exhibit: Desegregating Boston Schools
Desegregating Boston Schools Poster

Digital Scholarship Group members Sarah Melton and Anna Kijas, and Assistant Professor of English Eric Weiskott, have curated a new exhibit about the desegregation of Boston Public Schools, on view at the John J. Burns Library until February 2018. In 1954, the United States Supreme Court declared separate public schools for black and white students […]

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BLC Webinar: Introduction to Digital Humanities
Adrien Sifre, House of Knowledge, CC-BY-NC-ND

On Wednesday, September 27, Anna Kijas and Sarah Melton will co-facilitate “Expanding Knowledge: Introduction to Digital Humanities,” hosted by the Boston Library Consortium. The webinar, scheduled from 10–11 am EDT, will address frequently asked questions such as: what is digital humanities, and how are librarians engaging in digital methodologies in their work? What types of […]

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Collaborative TEI
Screenshot of XML

This semester we will be opening up our Collaborative TEI group to the wider Boston College and digital humanities community. This group is interested in developing an understanding of transcription and encoding standards using the TEI XML-based schema. Those interested in using other schemas, such as the MEI are also welcome to participate. Currently, we […]

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2017 Fall Events
floppy disk keychains

Digital Scholarship Open House Please join us for the Digital Scholarship Group’s annual Open House, Thursday, November 16, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, in O’Neill Library’s Digital Studio (room 205). Please join us for food and refreshments, updates on digital initiatives at Boston College, and short talks from participants in the Digital Scholarship Incubator we’ve […]

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ARL Digital Scholarship Institute: Part 2
City of Boston map

It’s hard to believe that two months have passed since the inaugural Association of Research Libraries’ (ARL) Digital Scholarship Institute hosted at Boston College. In the previous post, you can read Sarah Melton’s overview of the goals of the Institute, and takeaways from the keynote by Jennifer Vinopal, Associate Director for Information Technology at The […]

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BCDS at DH
T.E.A. Photography, Submerged Montreal.

Will you be at the 2017 Digital Humanities conference in Montréal? So will we! Sarah Melton will be presenting a poster on the ARL Digital Scholarship Institute along with colleagues from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Indiana, the University of Rochester, and the University of California San Diego. The poster will detail […]

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Announcing Digital Studio’s new software request policy
digital studio space

The Digital Studio provides access to a wide variety of software applications that support tasks, such as data analysis, design, multimedia, and visualization. In order to better anticipate software needs in the Digital Studio we are launching a new software request policy and form that outlines criteria and timeframes for submitting requests. We encourage BC faculty, instructors, and staff to […]

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Past Events
Jake Von Slatt, Steampunk Desktop, CC-BY-SA.

The Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, and Spring 2019 event archives. Previous semesters: Fall 2016 Digital Scholarship Open House Date and Time: November 17, 2016 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Venue: Digital Studio, Room 205, O’Neill Library Join us for an Open House where we will provide information regarding our skills and […]

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