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By Danielle Abdon Guimaraes In my last post, I discussed two projects I saw presented at the Renaissance Society of America (RSA) 2016 meeting in Boston. This post will address two other projects, REPLICA, presented by art historian Isabella di Leonardo and digital humanist Frederic Kaplan, and DECIMA, presented by historian Nicholas Terpstra. REPLICA is […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
April 21, 2016
By Danielle Abdon Guimaraes Last week, I was at the Renaissance Society of America (RSA) 2016 meeting in Boston. For a few years now, this interdisciplinary conference has included sessions on digital humanities with presentations by scholars from art history, history, literature, and other disciplines. This year’s DH sessions included themes such as textual analysis, […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
April 19, 2016

When I began as Collections Analysis Librarian at Temple last fall, I met with Subject Specialists to learn more about their work and to discuss how my work might help them. Several said they wanted to know more about how our library collection is being used. One librarian was curious to see how borrowing varies by user group, such as graduate students, undergraduates, or faculty. Several others wondered more generally if the items they order are getting used.

I had warned the Subject Specialists that I probably would not be able to immediately provide the information they were...

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Assessment on the Ground
April 19, 2016

I am looking for information on Shaolin Monks, and need help getting started. Could you guide me in the right direction?

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Library Research Services News
April 14, 2016
Please join us in the Digital Scholarship Center on Monday, April 18 at 11:00 AM to participate in a group play through of the game.  Then, on Wednesday, April 20 at 11:00 AM, also in the Digital Scholarship Center, we will discuss the making of the game and solicit feedback from the audience.   The Digital Scholarship […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
April 13, 2016

Orcid

One of the problems many researchers face is that they have the same name as another scholar working in a similar...

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Scholarly Communication @ Temple
April 8, 2016

I need resources about American women spies during World War Two.  Can you help?

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Library Research Services News
April 5, 2016
Tuesday, April 12 10:00 – 11:30 AM Digital Scholarship Center, lower level of Paley Library The six graduate student participants in the 2015-16 Digital Scholars Program will demonstrate their final projects onTuesday, April 12, from 10:00-11:30AM in the Digital Scholarship Center, on the lower level of Paley Library. The interdisciplinary program trains graduate students in […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
April 5, 2016
By Kaelin Jewell On February 22, I was fortunate to attend a one-day symposium on digital art history at Duke University’s Nasher Museum of Art. The symposium, titled “Apps, Maps & Models,” was organized by Duke’s Wired! Group, an interdisciplinary consortium of faculty, staff, post-docs, graduate, and undergraduate students who are interested in the application […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
April 5, 2016

The Livingstone Undergraduate Research Awards—formerly known as the Library Prize—are Temple University Libraries’ reshaped, expanded, and improved initiative rewarding the best undergraduate work at the university. The Livingstone Awards address the depth and breadth of undergraduate research subjects, methods, and projects through five distinct categories: humanities and social sciences; science, technology, engineering, and mathematical disciplines; creative works and media production; policy, practice, and public life; and sustainability and the environment. The awards have been...

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Temple University Library News
April 4, 2016
By Fobazi Ettarh Author Chimamanda Adichie has spoken about the danger of having a single narrative. In her words, “It is impossible to engage properly with a place or a person without engaging with all of the stories of that place and that person.” And yet when it comes to discussing women in gaming, the […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
April 4, 2016
The Digital Scholars Program helps graduate students at Temple learn about digital research methods and use them to develop their own project. Successful applicants meet bi-weekly in workshops and consultations with faculty, librarians, and other graduate students. At the end of the year, all participants present their projects to the DH community at Temple. Students […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
March 31, 2016

OTN

This week at Temple Libraries, we are hosting Sarah Faye Cohen, the Managing Director of the Open Textbook Network. Based at the University of Minnesota, the Open Textbook Network was founded in 2014 to help promote the use of open textbooks. One way...

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Scholarly Communication @ Temple
March 31, 2016

This is the third in a series of posts, each offering quick explanations of ten different library terms which it will help you to know.  The first in the series can be found here, and the second, here.  Clicking on the name of most entries will bring you to a map of its floor in the library, or the Temple campus.

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Library Research Services News
March 29, 2016

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