Southern Spaces: Video profile of Creek language revivalist Rosemary McCombs Maxey

Creek video

The video profile of a Creek language revivalist trying to keep an indigenous language alive is newly available to watch online on the Southern Spaces website, an open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS). The documentary, “Hearing the Call: The Spiritual and Cultural Journey of Rosemary McCombs Maxey,” is the collaborative […]

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ECDS offers week-long digital publishing course at DHSI 2018

Image of beach in Victoria, B.C. during DHSI 2017

Staff and students from the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) will be heading to Canada in June to teach and learn at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI), an annual gathering of university faculty, staff, students, and scholars about trends in technology, teaching, and academic research hosted by the University of Victoria. ECDS Training Specialist and Special […]

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New online portal honors African American WWI soldiers at historic Atlanta cemetery

By Steve Bransford Oakland Cemetery is a microcosm of Atlanta history. Examining the lives of individuals buried at the downtown site provides a window onto the families, institutions, and social forces that have shaped Georgia’s capital since the cemetery opened in 1850. There are some well-known individuals buried at Oakland — author Margaret Mitchell, Mayor […]

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Archival annotations made easy with Readux open source software

readux exhibit

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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