Upcoming DSSG Events

Scalar in the Classroom

07/14/20 1:00 pm – 07/14/20 3:00 pm

Introducing multimedia assignments into a class for the first time can seem intimidating. In this workshop, we will help you remediate an existing assignment in Scalar, a free, open source authoring and publishing platform designed to make it easy for authors and Read more…

Text Analysis in R with Quanteda

07/30/20 10:00 am – 07/30/20 12:00 pm

Are you interested in using natural language processing or text analysis in your research? R is one of the most recommended languages for TA/NLP, partly because of an ecosystem of libraries designed to tackle common tasks such as corpus creation, Read more…

Upcoming Partner Events

Basic Introduction to GIS (fall 2020)

09/04/20 1:30 pm – 09/04/20 3:30 pm

Location: Northwest Building B129 Lead Instructor:  Jeff Blossom See https://gis.harvard.edu/introduction-gis for description and fees.  How to Apply: For Harvard Affiliates, please submit your application by clicking the green ‘HARVARD APPLY’ button(HUID login required). For Non-Harvard applicants, please submit your application by clicking the blue ‘NON-HARVARD Read more…

GIS for Humanities and Social Sciences (Fall 2020)

12/11/20 9:30 am – 12/11/20 4:30 pm

Location: Northwest Building B129 Lead Instructor:  Jeff Blossom See https://gis.harvard.edu/gis-humanities-and-social-sciences for description and fees. How to Apply: For Harvard Affiliates, please submit your application by clicking the green ‘HARVARD APPLY’ button below (HUID login required). For Non-Harvard applicants, please submit your application by clicking the blue ‘NON-HARVARD Read more…

GIS Institute Winter 2021

01/05/21 9:30 am – 01/15/21 5:00 pm

GIS Institute Instructors:    Scott Bell  and  Jill Kelly Registration Schedule: Application deadline:  Friday, October 23, 2020, 11:59 pm (Late applications can join the waitlist.) Notification of acceptance: Friday, November 6, 2020 Registration fee due ($100 for Harvard affiliates and $3,150 for others) : Friday, November 20, Read more…

Basic Introduction to GIS (spring 2021)

01/29/21 1:30 pm – 01/29/21 3:30 pm

Location: Northwest Building B129 Lead Instructor:  Jeff Blossom See https://gis.harvard.edu/introduction-gis for description and fees.  How to Apply: For Harvard Affiliates, please submit your application by clicking the green ‘HARVARD APPLY’ button(HUID login required). For Non-Harvard applicants, please submit your application by clicking the blue ‘NON-HARVARD Read more…

Cartography Workshop (spring 2021)

04/23/21 9:30 am – 04/23/21 4:30 pm

Location: Northwest Building B129 Lead Instructor:  Jeff Blossom See https://gis.harvard.edu/cartography-workshop for description and fees. How to Apply: For Harvard Affiliates, please submit your application by clicking the green ‘HARVARD APPLY’ button(HUID login required). For Non-Harvard applicants, please submit your application by clicking the blue ‘NON-HARVARD APPLY’ Read more…

GIS Institute Summer 2021

06/01/21 9:30 am – 06/11/21 5:00 pm

GIS Institute Instructors:    Scott Bell  and  Jill Kelly Registration Schedule: Application deadline:  Friday, March 19, 2021, 11:59 pm (Late applications can join the waitlist.) Notification of acceptance: Friday, April 2, 2021 Registration fee due ($100 for Harvard affiliates and $3,150 for others) : Friday, April 16, Read more…

Past Events

Supporting Digital Scholarship at Harvard

07/08/20 1:00 pm – 07/08/20 2:00 pm

Identifying and Supporting Digital Scholarship at Harvard, Part 2 As demand for Digital scholarship (DS) projects grows more frequent across the disciplines, librarians are increasingly fielding requests for support for such projects. Even “traditional” research now often involves digital methods Read more…

Identifying Digital Scholarship at Harvard

07/07/20 1:00 pm – 07/07/20 2:00 pm

Identifying and Supporting Digital Scholarship at Harvard, Part 1 As demand for Digital scholarship (DS) projects grows more frequent across the disciplines, librarians are increasingly fielding requests for support for such projects. Even “traditional” research now often involves digital methods Read more…

Visual Eloquence: A Participatory Workshop on Creating Effective Data Visualizations (Summer 2020)

06/30/20 10:00 am – 06/30/20 12:00 pm

Are you interested in using data visualizations to explore your data or as part of your research output, but unsure of where to start? Are you already using data viz, but want to learn to create more effective presentations with Read more…

GIS Institute Summer 2020

06/02/20 9:30 am – 06/12/20 5:00 pm

This is a virtual class without in-person attendance. Virtual classroom access links will be emailed to all accepted students prior to June 2nd. GIS Institute Instructors:    Scott Bell  and  Jill Kelly Registration Schedule: Application deadline:  Friday, March 20, 2020, 11:59 pm (Late applications Read more…

[Postponed] IIIF Annual Conference and Showcase

06/04/20 12:00 am – 06/05/20 12:00 am

Statement from IIIF-C regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) (Updated 2020-03-13) Given the global health concerns surrounding Covid-19, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the IIIF Annual Conference, scheduled to take place in Boston from June 1-4, 2020. We will communicate Read more…

DSSG Office Hours, Spring 2020 (Thursdays)

05/07/20 11:00 am – 05/07/20 12:00 pm

Due to the impacts of the coronavirus, we are only able to offer remote office hours. These will be held at the same times as in-person office hours. Please fill out the same Google Form linked above so that we Read more…

2020 CGA Conference: From Geospatial Research to Health Solutions

04/30/20 12:30 pm – 05/01/20 6:00 pm

Update (3/20/2020): As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves rapidly around the globe, many of our invited speakers are playing a key role at the forefront in combatting the disease. The organizing committee and sponsors recently reevaluated the situation, and decided to Read more…

Fisher Prize Award Competition 2020

05/01/20 12:00 pm – 05/01/20 1:30 pm

The Fisher Prize for excellence in GIS will be given to one graduate and one undergraduate student who must be enrolled in the academic year and in good standing to be considered for the award.  Group projects are allowed – Read more…

Undergraduate Research Fellow at NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center

05/01/20 12:00 pm – 05/01/20 12:00 pm

NSF REU Fellow Opportunity 7 weeks from June 2020 to August 2020 The NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center (STC) is looking for several undergraduate research assistants to serve as NSF REU Fellows from June to August 2020. They will potentially work Read more…

DSSG Office Hours, Spring 2020 (Wednesdays)

04/29/20 3:00 pm – 04/29/20 4:00 pm

Due to the impacts of the coronavirus, we are only able to offer remote office hours. These will be held at the same times as in-person office hours. Please fill out the same Google Form linked above so that we Read more…

Cartography Workshop (spring 2020)

04/24/20 9:30 am – 04/24/20 4:30 pm

This event is canceled in accordance with Harvard University’s COVID-19 guidance.  Location: Northwest Building B129 Lead Instructor:  Jeff Blossom See https://gis.harvard.edu/cartography-workshop for description and fees. How to Apply: For Harvard Affiliates, please submit your application by clicking the green ‘HARVARD APPLY’ button(HUID login required). For Read more…

Tidying Data with Google Sheets, OpenRefine, and Python (Remote Delivery)

04/16/20 2:00 pm – 04/16/20 4:30 pm

[This workshop will be delivered via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic] In his paper “Tidy Data,” Hadley Wickham riffs on Tolstoy: “Like families, tidy datasets are all alike but every messy dataset is messy in its own way.” When Read more…

Scalar in the Classroom (Remote Delivery)

04/14/20 2:00 pm – 04/14/20 3:30 pm

Introducing multimedia assignments into a class for the first time can seem intimidating. In this workshop, we will help you remediate an existing assignment in Scalar, a free, open source authoring and publishing platform designed to make it easy for authors and Read more…

EDC Student of the Year Award

04/05/20 11:55 pm – 04/05/20 11:55 pm

The Esri Development Center (EDC) Student of the Year is an annual award open to all Harvard students, sponsored by Esri and administered by the CGA. Its purpose is to recognize outstanding achievements in developing novel tools or techniques for Read more…

NPS GIS Internship

03/31/20 12:00 pm – 03/31/20 12:00 pm

The National Park Service is hiring! The Office of Tribal and Cultural Affairs in Interior Region 1 is pleased to offer a competitive paid internship beginning in May/June 2020, with the option to extend into the fall. Current undergraduate/graduate students Read more…

[Postponed] ArtTechPsyche VI

03/27/20 12:00 am – 03/28/20 12:00 am

Postponed: this event has been postponed due to university guidelines on the coronavirus. Don’t worry – ArtTechPsyche will return next year. Now in its sixth year, ArtTechPsyche celebrates human expression at the intersection of technology and the arts through numerous immersive Read more…

[Postponed] Text Analysis in R with Quanteda

03/11/20 1:30 pm – 03/11/20 4:00 pm

Postponed: this event has been postponed due to university guidelines on the coronavirus. We will be rescheduling the talk for later in the semester, in a format yet to be determined (virtual or in-person). Are you interested in using natural Read more…

The Hedera Project: Reading that Fits

03/11/20 2:30 pm – 03/11/20 3:30 pm

Postponed: this event has been postponed due to university guidelines on the coronavirus. We will be rescheduling the talk for later in the semester, in a format yet to be determined (virtual or in-person). Hedera is an online language learning Read more…

Visual Eloquence, a hands-on workshop on data visualization

Visual Eloquence: A Hands-On Workshop for Creating Effective Data Visualizations (Spring 2020)

02/27/20 4:00 pm – 02/27/20 6:00 pm

Are you interested in using data visualizations to explore your data or as part of your research output, but unsure of where to start? Are you already using data viz, but want to learn to create more effective presentations with Read more…

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship seminar, offered February 11-12, 2020 by the Harvard University Digital Scholarship Support Group

Foundations Seminar: Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship (Spring 2020)

02/12/20 10:00 am – 02/12/20 3:00 pm

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship is a two-day seminar designed to introduce participants to the core stages of digital scholarship’s research workflow: the acquisition, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of data. This seminar is intended to serve as a springboard for faculty, Read more…

Datafest 2020

01/22/20 9:00 am – 01/22/20 5:00 pm

Numerous DSSG members will be leading workshops at DataFest 2020: Data Visualization with Tableau: Jess Cohen-Tanugi NVivo (Windows); NVivo (Mac): Hugh Truslow Acquiring and Analyzing Social Media with NVivo: Hugh Truslow Interactive Data Visualization with RShiny: Jess Cohen-Tanugi and Ista Read more…

Foundations Seminar: Digital Teaching Methods, January 15-16, 2020

Foundations Seminar: Digital Teaching Methods (Spring 2020)

01/16/20 10:00 am – 01/16/20 3:00 pm

Join the Digital Scholarship Support Group from 10am to 3pm on January 15th and 16th for the Digital Teaching Methods seminar, a two–day event in the DSSG’s Foundations Series that focuses on the thoughtful integration of digital tools and methods Read more…

DSSG Office Hours, Fall 2019 (Thursdays)

12/12/19 11:00 am – 12/12/19 12:00 pm

Do you have a digital scholarship project in mind but need some guidance on getting started with the research process? Drop in during Office Hours with questions and DSSG members will suggest tools, methodologies, and approaches that can benefit your Read more…

DSSG Office Hours, Fall 2019 (Wednesdays)

12/04/19 3:00 pm – 12/04/19 4:00 pm

Do you have a digital scholarship project in mind but need some guidance on getting started with the research process? Drop in during Office Hours with questions and DSSG members will suggest tools, methodologies, and approaches that can benefit your Read more…

Using Web APIs with Python

11/07/19 1:00 pm – 11/07/19 5:00 pm

Comfortable with basic Python and want to expand your digital toolkit? Interested in querying and analyzing real-time data or faceted big data? Want to process data using web services or create data mashups? This workshop will help participants integrate RESTful Read more…

Cover image, Digital Futures Discovery Series 11-6-19, Gabriel Pizzorno on Identity, Personhood, and Material Culture: Personal Effects Confiscated from Prisoners at Dachau Concentration Camp

Identity, Personhood, and Material Culture: Personal Effects Confiscated from Prisoners at Dachau Concentration Camp

11/06/19 2:00 pm – 11/06/19 3:00 pm

Concentration camps were much more than a corollary to National Socialism: they represented the most fully articulated manifestation of its ideology. From the very beginning, they formed the backbone of the Third Reich’s repressive apparatus and, through mass detention, deprivation, Read more…

Mapping History

Mapping History (Day 2)

10/31/19 10:00 am – 10/31/19 2:00 pm

Today, visual and digital tools are increasingly being used in the social sciences and humanities for translating historical documents into datasets that can be digitally manipulated and recombined. Mapping is an effective tool for reconstructing the past, which reveals the Read more…

Mapping History

Mapping History (Day 1)

10/30/19 10:00 am – 10/30/19 12:00 pm

Today, visual and digital tools are increasingly being used in the social sciences and humanities for translating historical documents into datasets that can be digitally manipulated and recombined. Mapping is an effective tool for reconstructing the past, which reveals the Read more…

Digital Futures Discovery Series: Machine Learning – How Does it Work?!?

10/23/19 2:00 pm – 10/23/19 3:00 pm

Click here for more information on the Digital Futures Discovery Series, a monthly presentation series on digital innovations in research and teaching presented by Cabot Library and the DSSG. Andromeda Yelton (https://andromedayelton.com) is a software engineer and librarian. Currently she Read more…

Houghton Library, Latin 159, f.173

Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscript

10/20/19 9:30 am – 10/20/19 4:30 pm

Houghton Library, Latin 159, f.173 This graduate training workshop will cover topics in: Paleography and Cataloging of Medieval Manuscripts Manuscript Transcription and Scholarly Editing Introduction to the Digital Edition: Challenges and Best Practices · ​Collaborative Editing XML, Text Encoding Fundamentals Read more…

Everything Digital

10/10/19 12:00 pm – 10/10/19 3:30 pm

Do you wonder what digital tools might be useful for your research? Join us for an informal lunch session as we share recommendations and useful shortcuts to help you get off to a running start and make the most of Read more…

Visual Eloquence, a hands-on workshop on data visualization

Visual Eloquence: A Hands-On Workshop for Creating Effective Data Visualizations

10/09/19 4:00 pm – 10/09/19 6:00 pm

Are you interested in using data visualizations to explore your data or as part of your research output, but unsure of where to start? Are you already using data viz, but want to learn to create more effective presentations with Read more…

ESRI StoryMaps Hands-on Workshop

10/07/19 10:00 am – 10/07/19 12:00 pm

Want to enhance your data and present your research in a polished and engaging format? Attend a hands-on workshop on ESRI’s StoryMaps and learn how to create stylish presentations, digital exhibitions, and compelling narratives with all types of media and Read more…

Foundations Seminar: Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship

10/03/19 9:00 am – 10/03/19 2:00 pm

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship is a two-day seminar designed to introduce participants to the core stages of digital scholarship’s research workflow: the acquisition, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of data. This seminar is intended to serve as a springboard for faculty, Read more…

Using Augmented Reality to Improve Physics Learning in Maker Spaces

10/02/19 2:00 pm – 10/02/19 3:00 pm

Emerging technologies such as Augmented Reality (AR), have the potential to radically transform education by making invisible phenomena to become visible and accessible to novice learners. This talk discusses research projects at the intersection of makerspaces, physics education, and immersive Read more…

Scholarly Multimedia Publishing with Scalar

09/19/19 2:00 pm – 09/19/19 4:00 pm

Interactive media form the cornerstone of the modern web. Scalar is a free, open source authoring and publishing platform that’s designed to make it easy for authors to write long-form, born-digital scholarship online. Scalar enables users to assemble media from Read more…

Mirador 3

09/17/19 2:00 pm – 09/17/19 3:00 pm

Harvard serves millions of digitized images via the IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework) standard and played a key role in developing Mirador, one of the most widely used IIIF image viewers. Mirador is part of Hollis Images, the Harvard Library Image Read more…

Digital Futures Discovery Series: Envisioning Cultures in Virtual Reality

09/11/19 2:00 pm – 09/11/19 3:00 pm

The Digital Scholarship Support Group and Cabot Science Library warmly invite you to the first talk in our 2019-2020 Digital Futures Discovery Series. This presentation will showcase a project in which four different Parisians from the same quarter were asked Read more…

Foundations Seminar: Digital Teaching Methods, August 21-22, 2019

Foundations Seminar: Digital Teaching Methods

08/22/19 10:00 am – 08/22/19 3:00 pm

Join the Digital Scholarship Support Group from 10am to 3pm on August 21st and 22nd for the Digital Teaching Methods seminar, a two–day event in the DSSG’s Foundations Series that focuses on the thoughtful integration of digital tools and methods in Read more…

Spring 2019 Office Hours from the Harvard University Digital Scholarship Support Group

DSSG Office Hours, Spring 2019 (Thursdays)

05/09/19 11:00 am – 05/09/19 12:00 pm

Do you have a digital scholarship project in mind but need some guidance on getting started with the research process? Drop in during Office Hours with questions and DSSG members will suggest tools, methodologies, and approaches that can benefit your Read more…

Spring 2019 Office Hours from the Harvard University Digital Scholarship Support Group

DSSG Office Hours, Spring 2019 (Wednesdays)

05/01/19 3:00 pm – 05/01/19 4:00 pm

Do you have a digital scholarship project in mind but need some guidance on getting started with the research process? Drop in during Office Hours with questions and DSSG members will suggest tools, methodologies, and approaches that can benefit your Read more…

Touch This Page: Making Sense of the Ways We Read

04/23/19 3:30 pm – 04/23/19 4:30 pm

The Digital Futures Consortium at Harvard invites you to the final event in the 2018–19 Digital Futures Discovery Series, highlighting an experiential exhibition about the multisensory experiences of reading. What did the last book you read feel like? By putting 3D replicas of books for Read more…

Story Maps: An Introduction

04/19/19 1:00 pm – 04/19/19 2:00 pm

The Harvard Library Geospatial Working Group invites you to attend: Story Maps: An Introduction Presenter: Dani Brown, Geospatial Data Technical Assistant, Harvard Library, ITS When: Friday, April 19th, 2019, 1:00pm-2:00pm ET Where: Lamont Library, Room B-30 Want to enhance your Read more…

First Annual Boston Area Digital Scholarship Symposium, April 2019

First Annual Boston Area Digital Scholarship Symposium

04/10/19 9:00 am – 04/10/19 5:00 pm

On April 10th, 2019, Harvard University will host the first annual Boston Area Digital Scholarship Symposium. This event will bring together scholars from the greater Boston area to share their work in digital scholarship. The focus of this year’s symposium Read more…

Critically Engaging with Interactive Digital Narratives

03/19/19 12:00 pm – 03/19/19 3:00 pm

As interactive and immersive narratives are increasingly incorporated into our academic experiences, we often miss that moment of critical awareness formerly framed by opening a book. Identifying an authorial presence and remaining mindful of that positionality in working with today’s Read more…

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship, March 13-14 2019, from the Harvard University Digital Scholarship Support Group

Foundations Seminar: Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship

03/14/19 9:00 am – 03/14/19 2:00 pm

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship is a two-day seminar designed to introduce participants to the core stages of digital scholarship’s research workflow: the acquisition, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of data. This seminar is intended to serve as a springboard for faculty, Read more…

Tidy Data for Researchers: Or, How to Get Your Spreadsheets to Actually Tell You Something

03/08/19 2:00 pm – 03/08/19 5:00 pm

Cole Crawford and Jeremy Guillette will be giving the next workshop in the Alwaleed Bin Talal Research Methods in Islamic Studies series. In “Tidy Data for Researchers: Or, How to Get Your Spreadsheets to Actually Tell You Something,” researchers will learn Read more…

Data and / in the Humanities, March 6, 2019, Yenching Library

Data And/In the Humanities

03/06/19 12:00 pm – 03/06/19 1:00 pm

DSSG member Carol Chiodo is the next speaker in the Harvard-Yenching Library Forum’s East Asian Digital Humanities Series. She will be speaking on “Data And/In the Humanities.” Please RSVP to Feng En Tu at hyl@eadh.gmail.com.

DataFest 2019

01/22/19 12:00 am – 01/24/19 12:00 am

DataFest is a two-day workshop held during J-term and developed by data practitioners and researchers from across the university. Hosted by the Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS), the purpose of the workshop is for participants to develop skills in working with Read more…

Foundations Seminar: Digital Teaching Methods

01/23/19 9:00 am – 01/23/19 4:00 pm

Join the Digital Scholarship Support Group for the Digital Teaching Methods workshop, a one–day seminar in the DSSG’s Foundations Series that focuses on the thoughtful integration of digital tools and methods in teaching and learning. This iteration of the event is part Read more…

AR/VR Open House: Cabot Library

01/18/19 1:00 pm – 01/18/19 4:00 pm

Visit Cabot Library’s new AR/VR studio! Cabot Library will be holding an open house for its new AR/VR studio on the second floor.

Library Carpentry 2019

01/15/19 10:00 am – 01/16/19 4:30 pm

The Library Learning Initiative is hosting a two-day Library Carpentry workshop on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 15-16, 2019, from 10:00-4:30 both days, including lunch and a coffee break. The workshop will cover the following in-depth, hands-on modules: Introduction to Data; Read more…

Harvard University Digital Scholarship Support Group Office Hours

DSSG Office Hours, Fall 2018 (Thursdays)

12/13/18 11:00 am – 12/13/18 12:00 pm

Do you have a digital scholarship project in mind but need some guidance on getting started with the research process? Drop in during Office Hours with questions and DSSG members will suggest tools, methodologies, and approaches that can benefit your Read more…

Harvard University Digital Scholarship Support Group Office Hours

DSSG Office Hours, Fall 2018 (Wednesdays)

12/05/18 3:00 pm – 12/05/18 4:00 pm

Do you have a digital scholarship project in mind but need some guidance on getting started with the research process? Drop in during Office Hours with questions and DSSG members will suggest tools, methodologies, and approaches that can benefit your Read more…

Introduction to Data Visualization with Tableau

11/15/18 3:00 pm – 11/15/18 4:00 pm

In this hour-long, hands-on workshop you’ll use a sample dataset to create several different types of visualization using Tableau. You’ll also learn how to combine graphs together to create interactive dashboards and how to create stories from the data. Click the date Read more…

Introduction to Data Visualization with Tableau

11/15/18 1:30 pm – 11/15/18 2:30 pm

In this hour-long, hands-on workshop you’ll use a sample dataset to create several different types of visualization using Tableau. You’ll also learn how to combine graphs together to create interactive dashboards and how to create stories from the data. Click the date Read more…

Using Web APIs with Python

11/08/18 11:00 am – 11/08/18 2:00 pm

Comfortable with basic Python and want to expand your digital toolkit? Interested in querying and analyzing real-time data or faceted big data? Want to process data using web services or create data mashups? This workshop will help participants integrate RESTful Read more…

Data Analysis Using Spreadsheets (Or: Make Pivot Tables Your Friend)

10/31/18 1:30 pm – 10/31/18 2:30 pm

Bring your laptop! In this hands-on workshop, we use Google Sheets to convert data into visualizations. There will be a particular focus on combining pivot tables with simple graph functions to quickly and dynamically explore your data. Halloween candy will Read more…

Digital Scholarship Support Group Seminar, Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship, October 24-25, 2018

Foundations Seminar: Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship

10/24/18 9:00 am – 10/25/18 2:00 pm

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship is a two-day seminar designed to introduce participants to the core stages of digital scholarship’s research workflow: the acquisition, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of data. This seminar is intended to serve as a springboard for faculty, Read more…

Research Methods in Islamic Studies

10/12/18 11:30 am – 10/12/18 5:00 pm

The Prince AlWaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program is pleased to invite you to its Methods in Islamic Studies Workshop, which will be held on October 12 from 11:30AM to 5PM at the Center for Middle East Studies, Room 102 (38 Kirkland St).  This is the first Read more…

What is IIIF? Having Fun with IIIF and Japanese Visual Materials

10/11/18 12:00 pm – 10/11/18 2:00 pm

This hands-on, interactive workshop, supported by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and led by members of DARTH (Arts & Humanities Research Computing) and the the Japan Digital Research Center (JDRC) will introduce participants to the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) and open Read more…

Design Principles for Data Visualization

10/09/18 3:00 pm – 10/09/18 4:30 pm

This 90-minute workshop covers key design principles you should consider when planning or storyboarding your visualizations — from choosing the optimal visualization type for your data to the effective use of color, text, and spacing. Oct. 4 at 1:30 pm in Read more…

Design Principles for Data Visualization

10/04/18 1:30 pm – 10/04/18 3:00 pm

This 90-minute workshop covers key design principles you should consider when planning or storyboarding your visualizations — from choosing the optimal visualization type for your data to the effective use of color, text, and spacing. Oct. 4 at 1:30 pm in Read more…

Why Mine Text?

09/10/18 3:00 pm – 09/10/18 4:00 pm

What is text mining? How does it impact research? Come learn from a panel of researchers about why they use text mining, what sorts of research questions it supports, and what types of scholarship can arise from such methods. You’ll Read more…

Foundations Seminar: Digital Teaching Methods

08/28/18 9:00 am – 08/29/18 2:00 pm

Join the Digital Scholarship Support Group for the Digital Teaching Methods workshop, a two–day seminar in the DSSG’s Foundations Series that focuses on the thoughtful integration of digital tools and methods in teaching and learning. The Digital Teaching Methods seminar Read more…

The CITADEL Project: Computational Investigation of the Topographical and Architectural Designs in an Evolving Landscape, August 27, 2018, 1-2pm, Lamont Library room B-30

The CITADEL Project: Computational Investigation of the Topographical and Architectural Designs in an Evolving Landscape

08/27/18 1:00 pm – 08/27/18 2:00 pm

The CITADEL Project: Computational Investigation of the Topographical and Architectural Designs in an Evolving Landscape This presentation will introduce the CITADEL project and its main components, with a strong focus upon the application of a Neo4j-based graph database to analyze Read more…

DSSG Office Hours, Spring 2018 (Wednesdays)

05/16/18 2:00 pm – 05/16/18 3:00 pm

Do you have a digital scholarship project in mind but need some guidance on getting started with the research process? Drop in during Office Hours with questions and DSSG members will suggest tools, methodologies, and approaches that can benefit your Read more…

DSSG Office Hours, Spring 2018 (Thursdays)

05/10/18 10:00 am – 05/10/18 11:00 am

Do you have a digital scholarship project in mind but need some guidance on getting started with the research process? Drop in during Office Hours with questions and DSSG members will suggest tools, methodologies, and approaches that can benefit your Read more…

Digital Humanities: An Afternoon Symposium

04/06/18 2:45 pm – 04/06/18 5:45 pm

This event is free and open to the public. The following invited speakers will share current research projects; presentations will be followed by a panel discussion. Gregory Crane (Tufts University): Perseus Digital Library Lisa Fagin Davis (Medieval Academy of America): Chronique Read more…

Courtesy of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Item # 40-77-40/10137

3D Scanning Deep History

04/02/18 12:00 pm – 04/02/18 1:00 pm

“Deep History”, a course jointly offered by the History and Anthropology departments this semester, combines the perspectives of archaeology and history together in a single historical framework. To help anchor the course in the timeline of past and present, students Read more…

ArtTechPsyche IV

03/30/18 8:45 am – 03/30/18 6:00 pm

Returning for a fourth year, ArtTechPsyche celebrates human expression at the intersection of technology and the arts. This annual symposium run by Harvard’s Digital Futures Consortium is a unique collaboration between Harvard Arts and Humanities Research Computing (DARTH), the Harvard Library, and Arts @ 29 Read more…

24-Hour Hackathon: New Search Methods in the Humanities

03/29/18 3:00 pm – 03/30/18 3:00 pm

Harvard Library is hosting a 24-hour hackathon! It’s free and open to everyone – not just coders – so mark your calendars for March 29th and 30th, and sign up with your friends. Our goal is to develop a new search engine for Read more…

IIIF New England Spring Meetup

03/14/18 12:00 am – 03/16/18 12:00 am

Following on the successful IIIF New England fall meetup, Harvard and MIT are planning to co-convene a larger IIIF New England spring meeting. With a New England regional focus, our plan is to organize a 2 day meeting. This meeting Read more…

Using Web APIs With Python

03/13/18 2:00 pm – 03/13/18 4:00 pm

Comfortable with basic Python and want to expand your digital toolkit? Interested in querying and analyzing real-time data or faceted big data? Want to process data using web services or create data mashups? This workshop will help participants integrate RESTful Read more…

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship (Spring 2018)

03/07/18 9:00 am – 03/07/18 2:00 pm

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship is a two-day seminar designed to introduce participants to the core stages of digital scholarship’s research workflow: the acquisition, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of data. This seminar is intended to serve as a springboard for students, Read more…

Measuring the Unseen

03/07/18 11:45 am – 03/07/18 12:45 pm

The Digital Futures Consortium at Harvard invites you to its next event in the Digital Futures Discovery Series, exploring the blend between analyzing quantitative data and designing an experience to “hear” the heart of a city. PULSUS gathers real-time data Read more…

MorgantinaVR: Visualizing Material Culture in Virtual and Augmented Reality

02/07/18 11:45 am – 02/07/18 12:45 pm

Please join us for the first event of 2018 in the Digital Futures Discovery Series, a year-long program led by Harvard’s Digital Futures Consortium that explores the ongoing transformation of scholarship through innovative technology. Alex Walthall and Luke Hollis will present MorgantinaVR, a product of the American Read more…

DataFest 2018

01/17/18 12:00 am – 01/19/18 12:00 am

DataFest is a two-day workshop held during J-term and developed by data practitioners and researchers from across the university. Hosted by the Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS), the purpose of the workshop is for participants to develop skills in working with Read more…

Digital Teaching at the Bok Center’s Winter Teaching Week

01/17/18 10:00 am – 01/17/18 4:00 pm

Join Academic Technology, the Harvard Library, and the Digital History program for a one-day workshop on the use of digital tools and methods in the classroom! The workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to several approaches that have been used Read more…

Unabridged: Media and Technology Lightning Round

01/12/18 3:30 pm – 01/12/18 4:30 pm

This round of 5 minute lightning talks will feature media and technology resources available at Harvard, so that Unabridged participants become better aware of how technology can enhance their research and realize the array of experts available to assist with Read more…

Visual Eloquence: A Hands-On Workshop for Creating Effective Data Visualizations

01/10/18 10:00 am – 01/10/18 12:30 pm

Interested in using data visualizations to explore your data or as part of your research output, but not sure where to start? Are you already using data viz, but want to learn to create more effective presentations with different applications Read more…

Drone Technology: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Teaching

11/08/17 11:45 am – 11/08/17 12:45 pm

Please join us for the third event in the Digital Futures Discovery Series, a year-long program led by Harvard’s Digital Futures Consortium that explores the ongoing transformation of scholarship through innovative technology. Anas Chalah will present Drone Technology: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Read more…

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship (Fall 2017)

10/25/17 9:00 am – 10/25/17 2:00 pm

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship is a two-day seminar designed to introduce participants to the core stages of digital scholarship’s research workflow: the acquisition, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of data. This seminar is intended to serve as a springboard for students, Read more…

Project Phaedra: Preserving Harvard’s Early Data and Research in Astronomy

10/04/17 11:45 am – 10/04/17 12:45 pm

Please join us for the second event in the Digital Futures Discovery Series, a year-long program led by Harvard’s Digital Futures Consortium that explores the ongoing transformation of scholarship through innovative technology. Daina Bouquin will discuss Project Phaedra: Preserving Harvard’s Early Data and Research in Astronomy. Material originally produced during Read more…