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Data Sustainability Symposium (Mar. 27)

UGA's DigiLab will be partnering with Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich's ITG to host a discussion on project and data sustainability. Join us on March 27 at 10am EST to hear experts from both universities talk about their experiences with data management! ...

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DigiLab Colloquium (Feb. 6)

Join us for our second colloquium of the spring semester as Camila Lívio presents her research on Portuguese on Twitter! The talk will be held in the Digital Humanities Lab (Main Library Room 300) at 3pm on February 6. All are welcome! ...

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DigiLab Colloquium

Keiko Bridwell, a PhD candidate in UGA's Department of Linguistics, will be discussing her research about how the sound [hw] in words like white is perceived by American listeners. Join us to hear her talk on January 24, 1-2 pm, in the DigiLab (Room 300, Main...

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Spring 2023 Digital Humanities Classes

Earn credit toward the Digital Humanities certificate with one of our spring courses! DIGI 3000: Information Management and Scholarly Communication will be taught by Dr. Katherine Ireland and held on Wednesdays from 11:30-12:20, and DIGI 3300: Issues in Information will be taught by Sheila DeVaney...

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Excel Workshop Recordings

Our October Excel workshop series has launched! If you missed one of these workshops, find a recording of the event below. Oct. 5: Introduction to Excel - Recording, Materials Oct. 12: Formulas and Functions in Excel - Recording, Materials Oct. 19: Excel PivotTables - Recording, Materials Oct. 26: Creating...

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Upcoming Fall 2022 Events

Join us for some exciting workshops and events this fall! Fall Into Research Workshop Series Join the Digi team as we present on digital tools and resources in R and the Command Line! Additional workshops on UGA Library resources are available throughout the week of 12-16 September.   DH Exchange: Sept...

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DH Exchange

Join us to learn more about collaboration opportunities and work in Digital Humanities and Scholarship at UGA. This event is free and open to all! Dr. Katie Ireland, DigiLab Outreach Coordinator, will speak to us about the DigiLab at the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts...

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We are hiring!

We are looking for an hourly student worker this summer. If interested, please apply by emailing your resume and a paragraph (in the text of the email) describing your interest in the position to digi at uga dot edu. Applications due by 4/30/22. Details below! The...

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DigiLab Colloquium Talk – Maureen Flint

Dr. Maureen Flint, an Assistant Professor in UGA's Qualitative Research Program, will speak to us about audio recording methods. Her work is interdisciplinary and includes studies on LGBTQ+ issues, college students and higher education, post-human theories, and research ethics. Join us on April 27, 1-2...

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DigiLab Colloquium Talk – Monica Berg

Undergraduate certificate student Monica Berg will present the culmination of her research on tourism in Yellowstone National Park during the 19th-century. Her work combined historical research with Digital Humanities mapping presentation. ...

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Digital Presence for Academics Workshop

Join us as we discuss easy ways for academics to build a digital presence. We will cover why ORCiD is essential for any publishing authors; and how profiles on Google Scholar and researchgate.net can be helpful for circulating research and networking with other academics. In...

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Excel & LaTeX Workshops

We will be partnering with UGA Libraries' Spring into Research series to offer workshops on Excel and formatting in LaTeX. Tuesday, March 22, 2022 11:00a - 12:00p - Using Formulas in Excel. Join our workshop to learn how to use some of the most useful Excel formulas for interpreting...

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Digital Map Making in QGIS

February 2, 2022, 3:30-4:30 Create a Simple Map with Latitude/Longitude Data Need to create a map of locations for your poster, paper, or project and all you have are latitude and longitude for each point? This workshop will help you to create a simple map with a...

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Women in Coding

The DigiLab co-sponsored a thoughtful panel discussion with R Ladies of Athens and UGA's girls.code() on 1/26/22. Kora Burton, of the Honors College, facilitated the talk. Panelists found common ground discussing the experiences of women in computational coding. Many emphasized the importance of building community...

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Teaching Transatlanticism Website

  Barbara McCaskill Professor of English, University of Georgia Linda K. Hughes Addie Levy Professor of Literature, Texas Christian University Sarah Ruffing Robbins Lorraine Sherley Professor of Literature, Texas Christian University Sofia Prado Huggins Ph.D. Candidate in Literature, Texas Christian University March 26, 2021 In our latest Digi Colloquium, Dr....

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Digital Archive of Texas English Speech

  Lars Hinrichs Associate Professor of Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin Axel Bohmann Assistant Professor of English, University of Freiburg In our latest Digi Colloquium, guest speakers Lars Hinrichs and Axel Bohmann presented "The Promise of Nine Decades' Worth of Interviews: Building the Digital Archive of Texas...

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Mapping Phonetic Difference in the American South

    As the culmination of her time at UGA, Leah Dudley is graduating this semester with a BA in Linguistics and a certificate in Digital Humanities. Her CURO project focuses on analyzing a corpus of southern speech for her work in “Mapping Phonetic Variation in the American...

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Georgia Prisoners in Black and White

Barry Godfrey Professor of Social Justice, Liverpool University Recent analysis of Georgia Penitentiary records by Steven Soper and Barry Godfrey show that there was a significant rise in the number of formerly enslaved people who were imprisoned following the end of the Civil War. In Georgia...

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LaTeX Dissertation Template

The DigiLab is pleased to announce the creation of a dissertation template for LaTeX. In addition to the Graduate School's template for Word, the LaTeX template gives users another method for writing, editing, and compiling their dissertation. The template, authorized for use by the Grad School,...

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Uncovering newspaper history with Chronicling America

Photo by Walter Lee Olivares de la Cruz on Unsplash Deborah Thomas, Program Manager for the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) at the Library of Congress visited the Digital Library of Georgia and joined our Colloquium series to discuss Chronicling America, an online newspaper collection available...

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Next Level Data Visualization

We are surrounded by data everyday and we are becoming more adept at interpreting visualizations of this data. From graphs, to charts, to maps, to infographics, we are expected to quickly read and understand data as it is presented in articles and in the...

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Public History and Digital Storytelling

Jim McGrath, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Public Humanities at Brown University, gave a talk in our Colloquium series about his work in using public history and pop culture in the classroom. His talk, "Black Mirrors and Melting Wizards: Digital Storytelling Tools and Techniques,"discussed the...

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GIS Day 2018

GIS Day at UGA is fast approaching! As part of the celebration, any student, undergraduate or graduate, can submit a map to our annual GIS Day Map Contest. First prize in the undergraduate and graduate captions is $100. All maps will be featured at GIS Day...

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Halloween Frankenreads Event

                                                                The Frankenreads event was a huge success. With popcorn, pizza, candy, crafts, movies, a book reading,...

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DH Summer Scholars present their work

[caption id="attachment_6938" align="aligncenter" width="540"] DH Summer Scholars Katie Curry, Jordan Miceli, Maggie Dryden, Bradley Comacho, Nellie Brunson, Trevor Talmadge[/caption]   Digi’s Digital Humanities Summer Scholars, Katie Curry, Maggie Dryden, Bradley Camacho, Annelle Brunson, Trevor Talmadge, and Jordan Miceli, presented their summer’s work demonstrating the application of digital...

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Brady Moore: first to graduate with a DH certificate

  Brady Moore finished his time at UGA with a BA in History and the first ever Certificate in Digital Humanities. Though History is already a rigorous discipline Brady chose to take on the additional certificate because he sees "DH as an upcoming discipline that will intertwine the...

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