Digital Humanities video chat Thursday, July 19, 2012Posted by capittsley in updates.
Tags: digital humanities, digital initiatives
On August 13, 2012, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm, we will be hosting the second digital chat focusing on Digital Humanities in the State of Connecticut (see our first digital chat here). We will be using Google+ Hangouts which will allow up to ten participants to join in a live video conference discussion.
Joining me in this discussion will be:
Michael Howser – University of Connecticut Libraries, Map and Geographic Information Center (MAGIC)
Greg Colati – Director, University Archives & Special Collections, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut
Tom Scheinfeldt – Managing Director, The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University
Clarissa Ceglio - Research Associate, The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and Content Manager, ConnecticutHistory.org
Brenda Miller – Curator, Hartford History Center at the Hartford Public Library
Kathy Foulke - Project Director, Connecticut History Online
Trevor Owens - Digital Archivist, National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress
If you would like to participate:
- Leave a comment about what you would like to discuss and what institution or organization you are affiliated with.
- Next you’ll need to register for a free Google+ account and click on my Google+ profile to add me to your circles. G+ will notify me which will then allow me to invite you to the Hangout. On the day of the Chat, all you’ll need to do is log in to your G+ account and look for the invite.
- If you would prefer to watch, the discussion will be broadcast live through a public YouTube feed. Jack Dougherty (Trinity College) posted a great “how to” you can find find on his blog, On The Line.
Using geospatial tools to teach and present history in new ways
Using Google Refine to clean your metadata
Links from todays chat
Viewshare – http://viewshare.org/
Connecticut History - http://connecticuthistory.org/
Connecticut Archives Online - http://library.wcsu.edu/cao/