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Now Hiring Students for Spring 2020

Posted January 22, 2020

Book Traces @ Bryn Mawr Digital Scholarship Project Assistants The digital scholarship program has two open positions for undergraduate students to work on the Book Traces @ Bryn Mawr project (Spring 2020). Students will work 3-4 hours per week assisting with data collection and creating a website to showcase their findings. Book Traces is a […]

Reflections on Digital Scholarship

Posted September 11, 2019

Digital Scholarship Graduate Assistants, Spring 2019 Digital Scholarship Graduate Assistantship is a paid internship that allows Bryn Mawr graduate students to develop digital competencies and build skill in tools relevant to their research. The Spring 2019 cohort explored topics ranging from web development and git to physical computing and computer vision. Jenni Glaser (Classics) I […]

Adafruit Circuit Playground Express

Posted November 20, 2018

Today, Del and I used the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express (pictured below) and making it little things to go on it online, on a website by Microsoft. Picture of the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express from Adafruit’s website We decided to make an adaptation of the Siren project using an editor similar to Scratch from MIT. […]

Transforming the Historical into Digital

Posted March 23, 2018

During the month of February, I and my fellow Digital Scholarship Research Assistants (DSRAs), Courtney Dalton and Linda Zhu, began to work on the 3D model of Dalton Hall for the History of Women in Science Project. Courtney and I worked at Special Collections over winter break researching accounts about both Dalton and science education […]

Turning Data into Discoveries: Using R in a Humanities Dissertation

Posted March 23, 2018

By Rachel Starry When I first started working on my dissertation project, all I really knew was that I wanted to explore cities. Roman architecture has a lasting presence in the landscapes of places as far removed from each other as Scotland and Libya, and along with the growth of trade and communication networks under […]

Data, Diaries, and Dolomite

Posted January 23, 2018

On the morning of January 3rd, I made the short train ride from Downingtown to Bryn Mawr to begin my “Winternship” with Bryn Mawr’s Digital Scholarship department. Starting last semester, I, along with three other Digital Scholarship Research Assistants, began working on the History of Women in Science project, headed by postdoctoral fellow Jessica Linker. […]

Digital Scholarship Newsletter, vol 1, issue 1

Posted November 20, 2017

Welcome to the first issue of the Bryn Mawr Digital Scholarship newsletter. Much has happened since the Digital Scholarship Program began last fall, and we’re excited to share news of past and upcoming opportunities and events with you.

Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows

Posted August 15, 2017

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 […]

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

Posted June 30, 2017

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 […]

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

Posted June 23, 2017

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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