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Beyond the Notes : Temple Library’s Noontime Concert Series

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A Concert 420 Years in the Making

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Performing Arts News
September 21, 2016

Beyond the Notes : Temple Library’s Noontime Concert Series

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A Concert 420 Years in the Making

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Performing Arts News
September 21, 2016
By Luling Huang My first blog (1) briefly introduces my research plan at the DSC and (2) describes the data I am gathering. What does the project look like? I am studying the relationship between conversational structure and belief or attitude change in political discussion. For example, in a presidential election, are Candidate A’s supporters more […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
September 20, 2016

BTP_logo_blackJoin us this fall for our Beyond the Page public programming series. All year long, we’re collaborating with academic, community, and artistic partners to bring you...

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Programs & Events
September 20, 2016

BTP_logo_blackJoin us this fall for our Beyond the Page public programming series. All year long, we’re collaborating with academic, community, and artistic partners to bring you...

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Programs & Events
September 20, 2016

Last week staff from Reference & Instruction, Access Services, the Press, Digital Scholarship Center, Special Collections,  Digital Library Initiatives, and Library Administration gathered for a conversation to share findings from a series of interviews we librarians had this past spring. Annie Johnson, with Greg McKinney, Rebecca Lloyd, Steven Bell and Kristina DeVoe talked with 7 faculty members in the humanities and social sciences about their use of social media, how they view open access and new trends in scholarly communication.

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Assessment on the Ground
September 20, 2016

Last week staff from Reference & Instruction, Access Services, the Press, Digital Scholarship Center, Special Collections,  Digital Library Initiatives, and Library Administration gathered for a conversation to share findings from a series of interviews we librarians had this past spring. Annie Johnson, with Greg McKinney, Rebecca Lloyd, Steven Bell and Kristina DeVoe talked with 7 faculty members in the humanities and social sciences about their use of social media, how they view open access and new trends in scholarly communication.

In a separate project, as part of the...

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Assessment on the Ground
September 20, 2016
By Emily Cornuet I would like everyone to meet Disco, the newest member of the Digital Scholarship Center community! No cats allowed… Disco is an Arduino Mega 2560 powered robot dog. complete with 12 servo motors – 3 per leg, 2 Lithium Ion batteries, 2 circuit boards and a lot of jumper cables. This endearing […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
September 15, 2016
By Kaelin Jewell As the Fall semester kicks into gear, I’m interested in new ways to visualize datasets related to my dissertation, “Architectural Decorum and Aristocratic Power in Late Antiquity: The Gens Anicii.” During the 2015-2016 academic year, I digitized a collection of epigraphic sources for the Anicii, a family that was one of the most powerful […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
September 13, 2016
By Andrea Siotto This article is the third of a series on a project of mapping the ship lost during the First World War. We explored the data collection with web scraping in Python here. Once the data was collected and organized in a csv file with the name of the ship, the date of […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
September 3, 2016
By Hocheol Yang There are tons of free 3D objects that people share. Although some of them are interesting and exemplary, it is hard to find objects that are exactly what you need or what you think is right. Therefore, making your own 3D objects or modifying what other people share may sometimes save time and effort. This post will briefly […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
September 2, 2016
By Andrea Siotto This article is the second of a series on the project of making a map with all the ships sunk during the First World War In creating the map of the ships lost during the First World War there are two major steps: scraping the data from Wikipedia and retrieving the coordinates […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
September 1, 2016
By Hocheol Yang In this post, I will guide you through uploading some stereoscopic spherical videos that you can watch on your Oculus Rift or any other HMD device. The good news is that YouTube has supported stereoscopic spherical videos since 5 November, 2015. Therefore, one way to enjoy stereoscopic spherical videos is through YouTube; I think it […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
September 1, 2016

Welcome to the fall semester! Whether you are looking for research assistance, to browse or borrow from our collections, or for a place to study, we hope to see you in the Libraries soon. In the meantime, we want to remind you of all the resources and services available to you by checking in with a few of your subject librarians for tips, resources, and advice. Kristina DeVoe, English and Communication Librarian; Rebecca Lloyd, History, Latin American Studies, Spanish & Portuguese Librarian; and Jill Luedke, Art, Art History,...

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Temple University Library News
August 31, 2016

Welcome to the fall semester! Whether you are looking for research assistance, to browse or borrow from our collections, or for a place to study, we hope to see you in the Libraries soon. In the meantime, we want to remind you of all the resources and services available to you by checking in with a few of your subject librarians for tips, resources, and advice. Kristina DeVoe, English and Communication Librarian; Rebecca Lloyd, History, Latin American Studies, Spanish & Portuguese Librarian; and Jill Luedke, Art, Art History,...

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Temple University Library News
August 31, 2016
By Hocheol Yang Hi, I’m Hocheol Yang and this page introduces my summer 2016 project at the DSC. Many people report how amazing it is to wear HMDs (Head Mounted Displays) to play VR software, but only a few people can distinguish whether images and visuals in these devices are stereoscopic or not. Wait a second, what does stereoscopic even […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
August 30, 2016
By Andrea Siotto This is the introductory chapter to a series of articles on web scraping and data analysis in Python and C#: If you are interested only in one section you can find the articles on the links below. Web scraping with Python. Data analysis in C#. Maps are an incredible tool for understanding events. […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
August 30, 2016

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