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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Digital scholarship develops links across Atlanta metro region

atlanta highways

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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