Note: This article was co-authored by Kai Donovan, Media & Learning Technologies Specialist, University Library. The Taubman Health Sciences Library (THSL) is excited to announce that the new Table 8 software update is available on their anatomy dissection Anatomage Table to enhance human and animal anatomy and physiology instruction, learning, and research. Located just inside the glass doors… Read More »
Introduction to Omeka S Workshop November 11, 3 – 4 p.m. More info and register. This is an introductory workshop for anyone curious about Omeka S, the popular open source digital collection and exhibit web platform. Omeka S is commonly used in digital projects for humanities and qualitative social sciences to create online collections of digital objects. In… Read More »
In response to feedback from faculty and students, LSA Technology Services has been increasing its support for digital scholarship and digital humanities by piloting services that offer new types of consultations, platforms, and community engagement. One of them, an integration between MiVideo and Omeka, improves streaming performance and increases storage capacity for video and other rich media content. Omeka is a… Read More »
Sprints offer U-M faculty, instructors, graduate students, and graduate fellows the opportunity to partner with a unique team of assembled U-M Library experts to get over a “hurdle” in their work. Up to four selected projects will receive a $200 award.
The term digital scholarship can be interpreted in many different ways. As defined by Wikipedia, it means “. . . new ways of doing scholarship that involve collaborative, transdisciplinary, and computationally engaged research, teaching, and publishing. It brings digital tools and methods to the study of the humanities with the recognition that the printed word is no longer… Read More »
During the winter 2019 semester, LSA Technology Services partnered with Professor Lisa Nakamura to explore how virtual reality (VR) can be used for teaching and learning. Her course presented a challenging opportunity: What is the support model for a class incorporating a significant amount of time in virtual reality? The answer: a lot of effort and teamwork is… Read More »
U-M’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts has created a new Digital Studies Institute that was approved by the Board of Regents in December and is now serving students.
Join us as we engage in a lively discussion focused on Digital Humanities/Digital Scholarship/Digital Studies. This event will offer a series of lightning talks and a panel discussion that showcase several faculty involved in DH/DS projects. Participants will reflect on the potential of and challenges related to digital scholarship and its role in teaching, research, and publishing. In other words, how do you… Read More »