Emory special pathogen experts partner with digital scholars to develop immersive training videos

Emory School of Medicine

The Emory University medical team that successfully treated Ebola patients is partnering with the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) to develop a new kind of training for health care professionals. The goal is to provide a virtual experience of treating critically ill patients in a place like the Serious Communicable Diseases Unit (SCDU) at […]

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Open source ATLMaps provides new perspectives on urban history

Conveying a sense of place can be challenging in a place like Atlanta, where development is constantly changing landscapes and landmarks, but the ATLMaps digital platform is providing new perspectives on the city’s urban history that can help researchers, planners, and neighbors alike. The open source platform, developed by the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship […]

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Southern Spaces: A digital publishing retrospective

Since its launch in 2004, the open-access, peer-reviewed journal Southern Spaces, published by Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS), has combined multimedia scholarly publishing with critical regional studies and graduate student training. The journal’s newly published retrospective features recollections and commentaries from the journal’s founders and past members of the editorial staff. While conveying some of the […]

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Applications now open for TPC+R graduate student professional development program for Spring 2018

What: Program for Emory University graduate students seeking to incorporate technology into their teaching and research When: Mondays and Wednesdays, January 29 – March 7, 2018 | 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Who: The Emory Center for Digital Scholarship and the Laney Graduate School Apply: The deadline to apply is October 31, 2017. Apply at tinyurl.com/TPCR2018   […]

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Student Reflections: From ECIT to ECDS – Five Years of Digital Scholarship at Emory with Jonathan Potter

This post is a part of an ongoing series of publications featuring the reflections of students in the ECDS Digital Scholarship Internship Program and their experiences in teaching and research in digital scholarship. By Jonathan Potter When I started my graduate program at Emory in 2012, digital scholarship and pedagogy were happening all around the […]

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