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

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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

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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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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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