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Application deadline for 2017-18 is April 17, 2017 Application deadline for 2017-18 is April 17, 2017 The online program is organized by HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory), the leading digital center for faculty, students, and librarians in the digital humanities. For complete information about the HASTAC Program, see https://www.hastac.org/about-hastac .he Digital […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
March 6, 2017
  It’s a beautiful day to be hungry, because the time has come to PRINT your food! Yes, I know you have questions…   3-D printers have become a progressively common tool in various industries like medicine, robotics, aerospace engineering and now, food. How does printing your food work? 3D printing food works is very […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
March 2, 2017

Beyond the Notes : Temple Library’s Noontime Concert Series

Wednesday, March 8th


12:00pm


Paley Library Lecture Hall

Boyer recital credit given. Light refreshments served.

On Wednesday, March 15, Paley Library’s Beyond the Notes concert series will present a preview of The Beggar’s Opera. This work (1728) is the comic masterpiece of John Gay (1685-1732), an English poet and playwright with a flair for the farcical, and Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667-1752), a...

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Performing Arts News
March 1, 2017
This week in North Philly Notes, we repost a Huffington Post blog entry by Crystal Marie Fleming, author of Resurrecting Slavery: Racial Legacies and White Supremacy in France

I first came to France twelve years ago during my junior year abroad. I was the first person in my family to get a passport and I could barely contain my excitement. In the winter of 2003, two years before...

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North Philly Notes
March 1, 2017

Today marks my third year at Temple University Libraries – a good time for reflection on how the organization has developed a culture of assessment. One thing I have learned. An assessment librarian does not a culture of assessment make. The practice of continuously asking questions of ourselves, our value to the institution, considering the metrics and research methods appropriate to those questions and values – it takes time to embed that practice into our work.

When I interviewed for this position, I began my presentation to the staff with this slide, composed of a...

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Assessment on the Ground
March 1, 2017
By Luling Huang Numbers do not tell the complete story in data analysis. Graphs often help us to understand data better. This post explores how to use the ndtv package in R (Bender-deMoll, 2016) to perform dynamic visualization of interaction data. Pictures and animations are shown and discussed. The specific R code that generate these […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
February 28, 2017

This week in North Philly Notes, we honor the late Tom Regan, who was the author or editor of several Temple University Press titles, including: Animal Sacrifices, Health Care Ethics, The Early Essays, The Thee...

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North Philly Notes
February 22, 2017

Temple University Libraries are hosting an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Friday, March 3 from 1:30-5:00 PM in the Digital Scholarship Center. We will start with tutorials...

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Programs & Events
February 22, 2017
By Kaelin Jewell Recently, I have come across two exciting digital scholarship projects that, while temporally unrelated, both focus on the cultural heritage of the Italian peninsula. The first, Pompeii Bibliography and Mapping Project (PBMP), makes available an extensive bibliography on the archaeology of Roman Pompeii. Additionally, PBMP has created an interactive map (using ArcGIS […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
February 21, 2017

This week is Fair Use Week 2017, an annual celebration coordinated by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) to encourage conversations around fair use. In the United States, fair use refers to both copyright laws and the exceptions that allow us to use copyrighted materials...

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Programs & Events
February 20, 2017
By Emily Cornuet Maker Faire NY 2016 Below are some photos I took from the Maker Faire in NYC that took place this Oct. 1st. It was a rainy day, but a huge turnout. Thousands of people from all ages and backgrounds gathered in New York to share the latest in technology and experimentation. The […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
February 16, 2017
By Adrienne Shaw Over the past two years, I have been building an online archive of LGBTQ video game characters and content: https://lgbtqgamearchive.com. I began by creating a list of all of the games listed in popular, academic, and web spaces as having some LGBTQ content or content that could be queerly read. This list […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
February 15, 2017

This week in North Philly Notes, in honor of Presidents’ Day,  we re-post this Chicago Sun-Times op-ed by Thomas Foster, author of Sex and the Founding Fathers, which considers character attacks on the Commander-in-chief.

In our divided nation, one thing that both sides agree on is that Trump has broken the mold. The sense that never before have we...

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North Philly Notes
February 15, 2017
By Jennifer Grayburn In architectural history and archaeology, geographic information system (GIS) programs are useful for mapping sites, geo-referencing plans, and analyzing data. Inspired by the work of Edward Triplett,  I used ArcGIS to map the viewshed for St. Magnus Cathedral (c. 1137). Viewshed is the area that is visible to a person or agent from […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
February 14, 2017
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History News
February 13, 2017

Are you a graduate student or faculty member? Do you want to understand the current scholarly landscape for measuring, highlighting, and sharing your research?

zotero   ...

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Human Sciences
February 9, 2017
  The analysis tools, traditionally, used for marketing research are tools like SPSS and SAS. However, there are different types of data analysis technologies used for marketing research areas within the R software, like ANOVA, Regression and Matrix Factorization. We all know that the benefit of R is that it’s free of cost and you can get immediate updated results […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
February 9, 2017

This week in North Philly Notes, Temple University Press staff members select their favorite titles for Black History Month

Ann-Marie Anderson, Marketing Director

I was tot...

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North Philly Notes
February 8, 2017
By Luling Huang “The primary problem is volume: there are simply too many political texts” (Grimmer & Stewart, 2013, p. 267). My 43,000+ posts do not look terrible at all in terms of volume, compared with Big Data studies. For example, Colleoni, Rozz, and Arvidsson (2014) classified political orientation of Twitter users based on 467 […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
February 7, 2017

Iceland, Norway, Belgrade

Piano Music from Around the World

Charles Abramovic and his Studio

Wednesday, February 15th


12:00pm – 12:...

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Performing Arts News
February 3, 2017
The Temple University Digital Scholarship Center announces the creation of an online database of events for all 50 years of the Gen Con gaming convention.  The database will be available for use by the public with an accompanying exhibit site for hosting articles related to the information that is gleaned from the gaming history of the […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
February 3, 2017

This week in North Philly Notes, we report the American Research Libraries and Association of American University Presses’ statement opposing President Trump’s Immigration Order

January 30, 2017—President Trump’s recent executive order temporarily barring entry into the US by individuals from seven countries is contrary to the values held by libraries and presses, and the...

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North Philly Notes
February 1, 2017

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