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Webinar Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 2:30 pm. Join us for a workshop to learn about the pros and cons of conducting oral history interviews remotely. Advice, tips, tools and the technical considerations of distance interviewing will be provided, as well as general best practices of conducting oral histories. RSVP: https://go.fiu.edu/oralhistory About the speaker: Rebecca Bakker (MLIS) is the Digital Collections Librarian at the Digital Collections Center at Florida International University....

Coming up in the Digital Scholar Studio’s online space, Wednesday January 20th at 12:00pm (noon), Diana Ter-Ghazaryan will lead a workshop using ArcGIS LocateXT: Imagine being able to map every location mentioned in a novel or a set of documents--ArcGIS LocateXT provides the solution! This new solution from ESRI helps quickly distill location information from massive amounts of unstructured data. Uncover location data inside Microsoft Office...

We thought we would share this panel from the Florida Digital Humanities Consortium's online webinar series featuring Digital Collections Center staff, current and former. Molly Castro, Digital Humanities Librarian, talks about a project she did creating a primary source set out of digital collections for the K-12 classroom. Dr. Christopher Davis, former DCC intern, talks about using FIU digital collections materials in his teaching. Enjoy!  ...

Digitizing the Americas: Exploring Cuba through Miami, Media, and Technology What:  Virtual micro-seminars on Cuba for post-secondary scholars, librarians, and administrators. Through the lens of Digital Humanities, experts share special collections and provide an insider’s look at some of the most compelling, provocative, influential, and unique digital resources on Cuba. Themes include Surprising Internet Finds; Cuban History & Film; Educational Resources through Formal & Informal Channels on the Island; Reanimating Dead Media through Digitization; and...

  Coming up in the Digital Scholar Studio’s online space! Introducing a two-part webinar series on using social science to write better surveys, featuring a Qualtrics software tutorial. These webinars are open to anyone in the FIU community who might be engaging in qualitative research or assessment with surveys. Part 1: Wednesday November 18th, 2:30-3:30pm RSVP at go.fiu.edu/surveywritingp1 Learn what makes a better survey! Whether for research or assessment, learn...

  Coming up in the Digital Scholar Studio’s online space! Part two of a two-part webinar series on best practices, tips, and tricks for working with tabular data, appropriate for beginning to advanced users. These webinars will be focused primarily on textual data, rather than numerical data. Part 2: Thursday, November 5th, 2:30-3:3pm! RSVP at go.fiu.edu/excelp2 Part 2 will build on part one and include more advanced formulas and concepts,...

Coming up in the Digital Scholar Studio's online space, Wednesday August 26th, 2:30-3:30om! We're taking our workshops online this semester and we hope you'll join us. This workshop will introduce some easy DH tools for instructors to use in remote classes to increase engagement and move discussion beyond the message board. To RSVP visit go.fiu.edu/dhtoolkit or email dscholar@fiu.edu.  Also coming up this semester: 9/09 - TimelineJS Workshop 9/23 - ArcGIS...

Archives Day, hosted annually by the South Florida Archives Collective, will happen online this year, and we are accepting submissions from anyone who works with/in/adjacent to archives, including scholars. If you have something you think would make a great session, please propose! This is a casual conference meant to celebrate the unique holdings we have in South Florida--check out the guidelines for proposals and how...