I find I often think of the digital humanities as a discipline in which scholars work with digital stuff to answer questions about texts. I know that’s not the full scope of the field, but that’s how I’ve most often interacted with it. And when I do this, I subconsciously apply only a Big Data
The director of our Humanities Center instituted a First Fridays informal gathering at our local pub geared toward people who are interested in digital humanities. It’s only met three or four times so far, and I had to miss the first one, but it’s been really great to sit around and listen to people say
So, apparently our current stapler, Bilal, was kidnapped late Tuesday night, solidified in jello, and a ransom note left saying that he would be returned safely if we switched back to our old print management system. I laughed so hard. But then, as it turned out that nobody in the library knew that this had
So, in the bad old days, we shuttled books and articles back and forth between libraries. Now, in the days of ILL2.0, where much of our collection is electronic and governed by license agreements, we shuttle people back and forth between libraries. “We’re sorry, you’ll have to actually go to St. Olaf to read that.