Digital Scholarship

Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows

The Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows program is an opportunity for Bryn Mawr undergraduates to learn digital scholarship methods and gain professional experience by applying their newfound skills to a collaborative local project. In 2017, four undergraduates designed and carried out a data visualization project related to the contents of the College Women portal. You can […]

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DSSF Weeks 6-8: Project & Reflections

As our fellowship is coming to an end, I would like to fill everyone in on how these last couple of weeks were spent in the Digital Media & Collaboration Lab. Taking a step back, I have come to realize how much I have grown as a person, as an academic, and as a learner. […]

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DSSF Week 5: Project Management

We are now more than halfway through our fellowship and I couldn’t be happier to share some updates with everyone! This week has been filled with challenges and achievements that have further strengthened our DSSF cohort. Following a week of self-directed work over the 4th of July holiday, this week we kicked things off by […]

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DSSF Week 3: Mobile Sites, Webscraping, Python, Metadata, & Design

If you haven’t noticed from the title, a lot has been going on. While some of our projects this week were frustrating, they were all rewarding and exciting. The first item that we set out to complete on Monday was to add the finishing touches to our portfolio website, as well as the formidable task of […]

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DSSF Week 2: Archives, Accessibility, & A Community of Scholarship

Words cannot begin to express my excitement today! Despite some technical difficulties while working on our portfolio websites, this has been an amazing week! We began with a quick refresher of HTML and CSS using a few tutorials hosted by the one and only CodeAcademy. After this the real work lay ahead.  On Monday afternoon we had the […]

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DSSF Week 1: Introduction to the Digital Scholarship Summer Fellowship

Claudia Zavala (’20) will be blogging about her experiences as a member of the 2017 Digital Scholarship Summer Fellowship cohort. Our first week is coming to a close and I couldn’t be happier to fill everyone in on what has been going on in the Digital Scholarship Summer Fellowship (DSSF). Walking into the Digital Media […]

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Introducing the Scalar Exhibition Template

In the fall of 2016, Bryn Mawr College Curator Carrie Robbins approached Digital Scholarship Specialist Alicia Peaker about finding better ways to showcase student curated exhibitions of our over 50,000 artifacts and art objects. Students curate several exhibitions each year in temporary and borrowed spaces, but the labor they put into these exhibitions often disappears with the […]

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Interactive Map of Carpenter Library Reveals Just How Many Books are Hiding in the Carrels

A new group of Digital Scholarship Graduate Assistants has been spending the Spring term exploring how digital technologies can provide scholars with new avenues of research. In an effort to put into practice some of what they have been learning, the group has been working on a collaborative project that they hope will be of […]

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Let Your Colors Shine

Let Your Colors Shine is a special Bryn Mawr May Day project that lights up a lantern, symbolizing the light of knowledge, in Bryn Mawr class colors whenever someone tweets with their class hashtag (e.g. #bmc17 or #bmcMB). The project, temporarily installed at the Info Desk in the Campus Center, was created by the Digital Scholarship Research […]

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Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows Program

*Applications for Summer 2017 are now closed. Check back in again next year for DSSF 18!* We invite students of all majors to apply for a paid, part-time summer fellowship for work on a public-facing digital scholarship project. Fellows will have the opportunity to work with IT professionals, librarians, archivists, and digital scholarship staff to develop […]

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