Archival annotations made easy with Readux open source software

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Access to archival materials is being extended onto laptops and into classrooms through the open source software Readux, developed by technologists at Emory University for use in research, pedagogy, publishing, and public scholarship. Anyone can log into the Readux website using Google, GitHub, Facebook, or Twitter credentials, then sit back and read digitized collections, add […]

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Sign up for ECDS spring 2018 workshops


Digital publishing and data visualization are among the varied topics on offer in the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) workshop series for the Spring 2018 semester. ECDS specialists are teaching the workshops, which are designed to provide Emory University faculty, students, and staff with the opportunity to add new skills to their digital scholarship toolkits. Several of […]

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Digital scholarship develops links across Atlanta metro region

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From the preservation of Cobb County’s NAACP records to the cityscape’s influence on the weather, Atlanta Studies, an online journal based at Emory University, tackles a broad range of issues through public scholarship that’s directly relevant across the metro region. The journal, an open access, multimedia, web-based publication of the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship […]

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Emory history class uses digital storytelling to study political movements

George Wallace

Emory College undergraduates in an upper-level history class are analyzing U.S. political movements by learning about digital storytelling and multimedia production through projects that tap the expertise of the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS). The syllabus for the “History 385: Right-Wing America” class features an assignment to produce brief documentary films that can help […]

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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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