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Boats and Ferries and Bridges, Oh My!: Digital Humanities support models

This morning my coworker Sarah Calhoun and I presented again at the Oberlin Digital Scholarship conference, “Building a Distributed Collaborative Model for Digital Scholarship Support at Liberal Arts Institutions: A Mixed Metaphor Salad.” Our other co-presenter, Austin Mason, couldn’t make it to the session, but he gets the credit for finding and bringing to us

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Taking on someone else’s job (or, Hey look, I’m in charge of the Digital Humanities Associates now.)

As of today, I find myself in charge of the Digital Humanities Associates on our campus, seven exceptional student workers who partner with faculty on digital humanities projects while they also help build the digital humanities conversation, community, and infrastructure on our campus. It’s a temporary assignment until we hire a new librarian, but it’s

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Emergency Planning For Safe Learning Environments – ACRL 2015 – Links and Handouts

As I mentioned before, my coworker Kristin and I presented a workshop at ACRL 2015 on emergency planning for libraries. The idea was that there are all kinds of things that libraries or individual groups within libraries can do to be more prepared for disruptive circumstances, many of them are even very simple. The workshop

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Heading to ACRL to Give an Unexpected Workshop

So, you know me. I think a lot about information literacy, instruction, sometimes technology, sometimes copyright… So I’m not presenting a workshop on any of those things at ACRL. Nope, I’m presenting with one of my colleagues (the wonderful Kristin Partlo) on the topic of emergency planning. “But tornadoes and active shooter incidents in libraries

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