The Scholar’s Dashboard project is a series of three two‐day “design and build” workshops, teaming humanities scholars, librarians, and technologists in innovative application development to optimize use of humanities collections from the Digital Resource Commons (DRC).
Dashboard users will select and combine collections, add descriptions and metadata, and re‐visualize and re‐present information. DRC collections with relevant information (oral histories, narratives, records, documents, images, e.g.) will form the design base. “Design and build” workshops allow researchers and scholars to specify features needed to rapidly expand DRC functionality.
We’re not looking only for experts, or only people who have extensive experience in the digital humanities. We’re also looking for people who are curious and willing to talk through the challenges that we face in making Ohio’s digital resources accessible and useful to humanities scholars.
All workshops will be held at Ohio Supercomputer Center’s Bale Conference Room and Theater. Participants will be provided with a parking pass and a $100 travel reimbursement.TO PARTICIPATE
To participate, please send the following information to Andy Schocket, project manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org: names and cv’s of the pair of participants, and a brief statement of interest, including the relevant DRC collection. Should there be more applicants than is availability, applicants will be chosen so as to provide a range of interests and experience. Please also direct any questions to Andy Schocket.
For application forms, click here.
The Scholar’s Dashboard is funded through a grant from the Office of Digital Humanities of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed as a result of this workshop do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.Posted by Zoe Stewart-Marshall at October 19, 2012 08:04 PM