Guides & Tutorials by Fellows

The GCDI includes three fellowship programs, which generate various guides and tutorials related to the work they do for and as GCDI fellows. These resources address a range of topics and accommodate a range of student experiences and needs. Use the list below to easily access these resources. Unless otherwise indicated, these resources were created by the GC Digital Fellows.


Sonification for Data Communication Connor French 2021
Exploring Data with Python and Pandas Rafael Davis Portela 2021
The mostly non-STEM guide to data literacy Hannah Aizenman 2017
Fun Times with SQLite! Or, a Beginner’s Tutorial to Data Management and Databases with SQL Ian Phillips 2016
Data Visualization Workshop Outline Hannah Aizenman 2015
Databases for Smart People Who Are Scared of Databases Keith Miyake 2015
Data Debugging Workshop Outline Hannah Aizenman 2015
Finding Digital Archives Jeff Binder 2015
Digital Tools for Qualitative Data Analysis Patrick Sweeney 2015
Intro to Data Cleaning and Visualization Tools Handout A.L. McMichael 2014
Linking Outside the Box (Linked Data for the Uninitiated, Part 2) A.L. McMichael 2013
Linked Data for the Uninitiated (Part 1) A.L. McMichael 2013
Organizing Image Collections handout A.L. McMichael 2013


DH and Design A.L. McMichael 2015
A Crash Course in Digital Photo Editing A.L. McMichael 2014
Introduction to Image Editing Handout A.L. McMichael 2014
Illuminating the Challenges of Web Design Laura Kane 2014


Choosing the Right Platform for Your Digital Archive Stefano Morello 2021
Teaching with Omeka Stefano Morello 2020
A Legible Digital Archive: Displaying and Sorting Content on Your Omeka Site Stefano Morello 2019
Transforming TEI for the Web Filipa Calado 2019


How to Organize Data for Maps Rilquer Mascarenhas 2022
Quick and easy mapping with R Rilquer Mascarenhas 2021
Top Mapping Mistakes Olivia Ildefonso 2021
Interactively Explore Geographic Data in R Using Leaflet Connor French 2019
Create A Rich Multimedia Narrative with ESRI Story Maps Olivia Ildefonso 2019
Finding the Right Tools for Mapping Olivia Ildefonso 2019
Finding Data for Mapping: Tips and Tricks Javier Otero Peña 2018
Treebanking with Arethusa Jeremy March 2015
Intro to Mapping with CartoDB Keith Miyake 2015
Learning to Map with ArcGIS StoryMaps Keith Miyake 2014


Reading Documentation: A Practical Approach for Beginners Zachary Lloyd 2022
How to Update R Using the Installr Package Yuxiao Luo 2022
RStudio Cloud for Education Connor French 2020
On Choosing a Mobile Platform in the Digital Humanities Jeremy March 2016
iOS Jeremy March 2016
Python workshop Michelle McSweeney 2016
Python resources Patrick Smyth 2016
Python resources Patrick Smyth 2015
Python Workshop Outline Patrick Smyth 2015
How to Get Started with Python Hannah Aizenman 2015
Programming with Python workshop materials Patrick Smyth 2014
Intro to the Command Line Keith Miyake 2014
Set up a development environment Evan Misshula 2014
Speaking of ‘Speaking in Code’ (Part 2) Micki Kaufman 2013
Speaking of ‘Speaking in Code’ (Part 1) Micki Kaufman 2013


Getting the Most Out of GCDI Workshops Nicole Cote 2022
How the GCDI Digital Research Institute Planted the Seed that Allowed My Research and Career Goals to Grow in New Directions Rebecca Kreisel 2022
Github Mary Catherine Kinniburgh 2016
Getting started on github Patrick Smyth 2015
Research Management Tools Keith Miyake 2014
“Research Management” handout Erin Glass 2013
Evernote Guide Erin Glass 2013
Project Management, or, Your Hand is Not Your Dayplanner Erin Glass 2013


The Right to Repair: Why We Should be Given the Information and Tools to Repair our Personal Electronics Sam O’Hana 2022
MEDIA RES #2: NYC DH Lightning Talks Erin Glass 2015
Your Most Valuable Resource…People! Ian Phillips 2015
The Complexity of Machine Writing Jeff Binder 2015
Teaching Ancient Greek with iOS and Android Jeremy March 2015
The Contours of Community: Recap of “CUNY DHI, Building a DH Community” Lightning Talks Mary Catherine Kinniburgh 2015
Tool refresh: a crash course Erin Glass 2013
Turning an idea into a tool Erin Glass 2013
Is this what reading looks like? Erin Glass 2013


Guide to Digital Dissertations Param Ajmera 2022


Finding the Perfect OCR Leanne Fan 2022
Text Analysis with AntCoc Param Ajmera 2021
Working with HathiTrust Data Param Ajmera 2020
Using Voyant-Tools to Formulate Research Questions for Textual Data Filipa Calado 2018
Getting the Most out of a Humble Technology: Word Search Jeff Binder 2015
Text Analysis with MALLET Michelle McSweeney 2015


What is WordPress? Silvia Rivera Alfaro 2022
Creating a Dissertation Blog with Open Source Tools Filipa Calado 2020
Building Websites with WordPress on the Commons Kristen Hackett 2020
Build Your Academic Website Using R Natalie O’Shea 2019
Introduction to Omeka Stefano Morello 2019
Twitter API Outline Patrick Smyth 2018
Organize your WordPress blog posts with the List Category Posts plugin!
Ian Phillips 2017
Create Your (FREE) Website Using Github and Jekyll Keith Miyake 2016
HTML CSS Workshop Outline Patrick Smyth 2016
Intro to GitHub, Part I Patrick Smyth 2015
Bootstrap Workshop Outline Patrick Smyth 2015
Handout for Establishing an Academic Digital Identity: WordPress 1 Patrick Sweeney 2015
Introduction to Web Frameworks Keith Miyake 2015
An Introduction to Web Servers Keith Miyake 2015
WordPress 3 Workshop Outline Keith Miyake 2015
WordPress 2 Workshop Outline Keith Miyake 2015
Introduction to Web Scraping for Researchers Michelle McSweeney 2015
WordPress 2: Categories, Menus, and Widgets Michelle McSweeney 2014
What’s in a Wiki? A.L. McMichael 2014
Learn Bootstrap Part 1: Getting Acquainted with Bootstrap Keith Miyake 2013
Learn Bootstrap Part 2: Adding Bootstrap to WordPress Keith Miyake 2013
Learn Bootstrap Part 3: Customize Bootstrap and Add a Header Keith Miyake 2013


Basic Audio Editing with Audacity Di Yoong 2021
Thinking with Sound: Starting a Podcast Project Di Yoong 2020