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A Summer of Growth: Python, Text Mining, and the Summer Fellows Program

I owe a summer (and beyond) of growth to the Daily Digest. Yes, the Daily Digest, Bryn Mawr’s e-newsletter that arrives in our Outlook inboxes shortly after midnight and seems too long to read through. As an anxious first year in the fall of 2020, I found the amount of information in each newsletter to […]

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Representing Digital Histories and Overcoming My Fear of Computer Science

One of the main components of the Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows Program (DSSF) that drew me to apply was the archival research that I would be able to do. The past semester I had taken an introductory Museum Studies course where I worked in the archives to create an exhibition proposal. My group and I […]

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Tangential Stories; Avoiding (some of) the Rabbit Holes of Research

Peyton Moriarty (’21), Digital Scholarship Summer Fellow This summer’s DSSF project, ‘24 ‘31 Students Study Race, rolls together education, funding, collaboration, and the highlighting of important events in Bryn Mawr’s past which are intensely relevant to the institution today. In pursuit of that past, our group conducted extensive research. Due to the pandemic situation, our research […]

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Data, Diaries, and Dolomite

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. […]

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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 […]