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THATCamp Junior Session Outcomes

It’s taken me a week to recover from the hotness that was #thatcamp and the inanity that was #thatcamproadtrip. But I’ve finally had a chance to write up my thoughts about the THATCamp Junior session that I proposed at the camp:

Slides for the CMS talk

Here is a link to my slides on Slideshare for the CMS talk I gave.

How to get started, or give someone advice about, visualizing humanities data and cultural heritage collections

Hello, THATCampers! In the spirit of one session/one tool THATCamp production, this document is the outcome of a discussion about how to prep data and choose a visualization tool for humanists who don’t have direct access to high-level database and programming skills. We welcome your comments, suggestions and feedback. Hopefully, you’ll find this step-by-step planning …

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Please add links to your GoogleDocs Here

UPDATE: Aram Zucker-Scharff has created a GoogleDocs collection of THATCamp notes, and from within GoogleDocs you can save your crowd-sourced notes to that collection. Hiya! If you’ve created crowd-sourced notes in GoogleDocs for a THATCamp session, please add a link to those notes in a comment below. Thanks!

Joint Session: THATCamps LAC and Prime (x-posted)

Cross-posted from Collaboration Recent notices from funding agencies have been clear – they want to fund digital humanities work and they want to fund collaborations between R1 and Liberal Arts Colleges. Given this, we’d like to devote this session to talking about how we can best foster, propose, and run such collaboration. This might …

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Where to have dinner

There’s so many of us that we won’t all fit in one restaurant, but we have three suggestions for where to repair starting at 5:30 or so. We also hear that a few people might drop by from the American Association of University Publishers meeting . . . that should be interesting! AULD SHEBEEN Great …

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Thinking like a (monkey) hacker

We’ll start by walking through some of the thinking habits and techniques in hacking the xkcd titles GreaseMonkey script. Greasemonkey is a Firefox plugin, so grab a copy if you don’t have one. Also grab the GreaseMonkey addon And the xkcd titles userscript If you aren’t familiar with XKCD, you should be. My go-to reference …

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Truncated Reading list of the Future of Academic Librarianship

Shared session on “DH Meet Libraries” 4-5:15 Rm. 163 Truncated Reading List on The Future of Academic Librarianship

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