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Humanities Innovation Lab Fall Workshops: Using Computers in the Humanities

Updated: Sep 9


The Humanities Innovation Lab is offering a series of workshops on technologies of use to humanities scholars and students.


The workshops are free, but space is limited. To

secure your place, send an email to

humanitiesinnovationlab@gmail.com


All workshops will take place in room B516 . Details can also be found in our Events listing.


September 9th, 9:00 to 11:00, Citation Managers (Bordalejo - O’Donnell)

Learn the most effective ways to run directed searches and integrate citation managers for

use with your essays and bibliographic needs.


September 29th 10:00 to 12:00, Using Word Processor Styles to Automate

your Papers (O’Donnell)

In this workshop, we will look at how you can use styles and templates in Word and other

word processors to automate many tasks associated with essays and other assignments.


October 6, 7 and 8, 10:00 to 3:00, Using Textual Communities, (Bordalejo -

Robinson)

This workshop will teach how to use the Textual Communities environment to carry

out every stage of preparing a scholarly edition. Students will learn how to gather

images together, transcribe their text into TEI/XML, collate the versions and prepare

an apparatus, and publish the edition online. Please note that this is a three-day

workshop.


October 28, 10:00 to 12:00, Online Academic Identity (Bordalejo -O’Donnell)

If you want to start developing your online academic identity, this course is for you. We will

explore the different platforms, identifiers, and their curation, as well as help you present

yourself online as an academic.


November 25, 10:00 to 12:00, Github for Humanists (O’Donnell)

Github is an essential tool in computer science and many of the sciences. But it can also

be helpful to humanists. This workshop will provide a basic orientation to GitHub and show

you how you can use it to create free, permanent websites, among other tasks.







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