Rare Books and Manuscripts Section Digital Special Collections DG at ALA Midwinter 2017

Mon, 10/31/2016 (All day)

The Digital Special Collections Discussion Group is seeking proposals for short presentations of 7-12 minutes that highlight case studies, success stories, and failures on the topic: "Using Digital Humanities Tools in/for Special Collections."

Possible ideas include: tools in the context of projects evaluating Special Collections for use within the Library, tools used in class visits and/or scholarly collaborations with Special Collections, or research projects using Special Collections.

Digital Humanities tools may include (but are not limited to): Neo4j, Omeka, OpenRefine, Palladio, Scalar, Tableau, Voyant, Zotero, topic modeling tools, open graph visualizations, etc.

The Digital Special Collections Discussion Group meeting will take place on Sunday, January 22, 8:30am-10:00am. Meeting location TBA.

Proposals should be submitted using this form, and are due by the end of the day on October 31, 2016.