Category: Digital GC


Updates From the Digital Archive Research Collective (DARC)

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Greetings all! The Digital Archive Research Collective (DARC) Team has some exciting updates for you! First, DARC has planned a series of events and workshops for the GC community this semester. The series kicked off last week with a full house for Mary Rizzo’s talk, “The Social Backend: Community-Driven Digital Archives and Exhibits,” followed the …

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Welcome Back!

Greetings Digital GC, and welcome back! May your winter breaks have been cheerful, restful, and productive. As you transition back to your semesterly schedule, let us remind and update you about all the ways that GCDI is here to support you and your scholarship. Office Hours The GC Digital Fellows are resuming office hours this …

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2019-2020 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners Announced

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We are happy to announce our newest Provost Digital Innovation Grant winners for the 2019-2020 academic year! The Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants support digital projects designed, created, programmed, or administered by doctoral students at the CUNY Graduate Center. Since 2012, the grants have supported a range of inventive projects across the disciplines: an online, open-access, …

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: CUNY Commons Anniversary Edition!

Welcome the CUNY Academic Commons’ 10-year anniversary by submitting your favorite Commons sites/projects/groups through the form here. It can be old, new, completely random, something that is in the works, all forms of content are welcome! This is our opportunity to highlight what has made our community flourish over time! Continue reading about CALL FOR …

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The Social Backend: Community-Driven Digital Archives and Exhibits by Prof. Mary Rizzo

Do you want to connect the public with digital archives? In this talk, public historian and digital humanist Mary Rizzo will use her work on community-driven digital archives and exhibits to help you make those connections. Through case studies of exhibits on police reform and LGBTQ history, she will discuss how to work with communities …

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Apply by December 2 for the January 2020 GC Digital Research Institute

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Generously supported by the Provost’s Office, the GC Digital Research Institute guides an interdisciplinary cohort of graduate students, faculty, and instructional staff as they learn foundational technical skills that can aid–and even extend–their scholarship. Faculty who have participated in past GCDRIs have told us: “The GC DRI presented hugely valuable tools that I plan to continue …

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Job Opportunity: Open Educational Technologist, CUNY Graduate Center

GC Digital Initiatives, in collaboration with The Graduate Center’s Teaching and Learning Center (TLC), seeks an Open Educational Technology Specialist who will work on programming related to CUNY’s institutional investment in Open Educational Resources (OER). Beginning in 2017 and continuing into the upcoming academic year, New York State has made significant investments in supporting the …

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A Legible Digital Archive: Displaying and Sorting Content on Your Omeka Site

GC Digital Fellow Stefano Morello provides a helpful and succinct overview of Omeka, a widely used content management platform. Reflecting on his recent “Introduction to Omeka” workshop held at the GC, Stefano asks and answers questions relating to designing exhibits, organizing content, and using Omeka plugins. A very helpful primer for all looking to get …

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