Digital Scholarship

Adafruit Circuit Playground Express

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. […]

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Transforming the Historical into Digital

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 […]

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Turning Data into Discoveries: Using R in a Humanities Dissertation

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 […]

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Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows Program 2018

We invite students of all majors to apply for a paid, full-time summer fellowship for work on a public-facing digital scholarship project related to the history of women in science at Bryn Mawr. Fellows will have the opportunity to work with IT professionals, librarians, archivists, and digital scholarship staff to develop skills in: Assessing and applying […]

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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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R Community of Learning

Do you work with spatial data like maps and architectural plans, or geographical data from an archaeological project? Does your research involve networks, such as social connections between artistic communities or trade networks spanning the ancient world? Are you interested in analyzing text corpora, in English or another language? Do you have unruly data in […]

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Digital Scholarship Newsletter, vol 1, issue 1

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.

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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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