Articles tagged with: Digital Scholarship Lab

  • Software Carpentry Workshop

    Join the Brock Digital Scholarship Lab for this two day Software Carpentry workshop. The goal of this workshop is to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems. This will be an excellent forum for conversation and networking! Hope to see you there. Only 30 spots available so sign up now!

    Who:  This course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers. You do not need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.

    When: February 21-22, 2019 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    Where: Plaza 600F, Brock University

    Cost: $20.00 + $1.51 Fee

    For more information visit ExperienceBU.

    Register for this event.

     

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  • Citation Management with Zotero

    If you find using different citation styles difficult or if you just want to find a more efficient and organized way to manage citations for your research papers, this free workshop will be ideal for you. Zotero is a citation tracking platform that can be used with multiple citation formats. It allows you to create your own library, manage collections of sources, as well as quickly and easily create in-text citations and bibliographies. This Digital Scholarship Lab workshop will guide you through the installation of this tool and the most effective ways to use it.

    When: January 16th, 2019 from 10 – 11:30 a.m.

    Where: Classroom A (ST228) James A. Gibson Library, Brock University

    Sign up at ExperienceBU

    Email dsl@brocku.ca for more information.

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  • Workshop: Introduction to the Command Line

    Do you ever have to repeat the same process over and over again when using your computer? Of course you do. Come to this workshop for an introduction to the command line to help automate those tasks. We’ll be exploring the BASH shell and learning about a series of tiny programs that do things very well. 

    Where: Classroom A (ST228) – James A. Gibson Library

    When: December 20th, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

    Sign up at: ExperienceBU or email dsl@brocku.ca

    This workshop is being offered by the Brock University Digital Scholarship Lab.

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  • Digital Scholarship Lab Offers Omeka

    The Brock University Digital Scholarship Lab is now offering Omeka, Omeka support and project collaborations! What is Omeka you ask?  It is a digital exhibit platform that allows users to create independently curated exhibits.  It is an amazing tool that is built with preservation and good data principles in mind.  With Omeka you can display documents, images and other material in a guided exhibit.  Omeka allows for groups to work together to build one exhibit by sharing a collaboratively built pool of items and metadata and is an excellent tool for sharing your research with the world!

    If you are interested in viewing an example of how Omeka can be used, the DSL in collaboration with the Brock Archives and Special Collections, have created the Omeka gallery: When the Prince of Wales Came to Niagara. The project provides a detailed account of a goodwill tour Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, took of North America in 1860, focusing on the Niagara leg of the trip.  As you will see, the gallery includes specific subjects (events), text and high quality images to support the information. Using this as a tool to disseminate your research is ideal for many reasons, including the fact that it allows you to direct users through your project in the order you planned for your research to be delivered.

    So tell us, what do you think of Omeka? Do you have comments about the Prince of Wales gallery? Are you interested in learning more about Omeka or collaborating with the DSL on a project? We want to hear from you! Contact us at dsl@brocku.ca or via one of our social media channels.

    Continue to visit our Projects page to see more of what the DSL is up to!

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