Geospatial and Temporal

Over the Moon and Down to Earth: Scholars’ Lab versions of space

Something about space has gone to our heads here in the Scholars’ Lab.  Any day, I expect to come out of a trance to find I’ve been wearing a motion capture suit while I geo-referenced an historic map, programmed an arduino, flew a drone, and printed a replica of an artifact from an ancient burial…. Continue reading “Over the Moon and Down to Earth: Scholars’ Lab versions of space”.

Spring 2017 UVa Library GIS Workshop Series

All sessions are one hour and assume participants have no previous experience using GIS.  Sessions will be hands-on with step-by-step tutorials and expert assistance.  All sessions will be taught on Wednesdays from 2PM to 3PM in the Alderman Electronic Classroom, ALD 421 (adjacent to the Scholars’ Lab) and are free and open to the UVa…. Continue reading “Spring 2017 UVa Library GIS Workshop Series”.

UVa Library Fall 2015 GIS Workshops

All sessions are one hour and assume attendees have no previous experience using GIS.  Sessions will be hands-on with step-by-step tutorials with expert assistance.  All sessions will be taught on Thursdays from 3PM to 4PM in the Alderman Electronic Classroom, ALD 421 (adjacent to the Scholars’ Lab).  Sessions are free to attend and are open…. Continue reading “UVa Library Fall 2015 GIS Workshops”.

Can you get the data out of this file?

That was the question I was asked by a student who came into the Scholars’ Lab this semester. My answer is always, “Yes. That can be done.” Wether I know how at the time is a different matter, but that’s the beauty of the Lab, the opportunity to learn new things. The Challenge A student…. Continue reading “Can you get the data out of this file?”.

Moving People/Linking Lives DH Symposium

I am pleased to announce that “Moving People, Linking Lives: An Interdisciplinary Symposium” will take place March 20-21, 2015 at the University of Virginia. Friday, March 20 events will take place in the Kaleidoscope Room. Saturday, March 21 events will take place in Alderman 421 except for an evening reception, location to be determined. Presentations…. Continue reading “Moving People/Linking Lives DH Symposium”.

Spring 2015 Scholars’ Lab GIS Workshop Series

All sessions are one hour and assume attendees have no previous experience using GIS.  Sessions will be hands-on with step-by-step tutorials with expert assistance.  All sessions, except where noted, will be taught on Wednesdays from 1PM to 2PM in the Alderman Electronic Classroom, ALD 421 (adjacent to the Scholars’ Lab) and are free to attend…. Continue reading “Spring 2015 Scholars’ Lab GIS Workshop Series”.

Minard + Napoleon + Neatline

[Cross-posted from dclure.org] Open the Exhibit Yesterday I made the hop across the country to Boston for the NEH Workshop on Digital Methods for Military History at Northeastern University, where I’ll be giving a couple of workshops about Neatline and soaking up lots of interesting new projects from old friends and new friends alike. Beautiful…. Continue reading “Minard + Napoleon + Neatline”.

Visualizing Early America through MapScholar and Beyond

Hello, DH World! As this is my first official post as a DH Grad Fellow in the Scholars’ Lab, I’d like to start it by thanking the folks in the Lab for the opportunity to join the team for this academic year. I feel really fortunate that I have the chance to hang out with…. Continue reading “Visualizing Early America through MapScholar and Beyond”.

Fall 2014 Scholars’ Lab GIS Workshop Series

All sessions are one hour and assume attendees have no previous experience using GIS.  Sessions will be hands-on with step-by-step tutorials with expert assistance.  All sessions will be taught on Thursdays from 2PM to 3PM in the Alderman Electronic Classroom, ALD 421 (adjacent to the Scholars’ Lab) and are free to attend and are open…. Continue reading “Fall 2014 Scholars’ Lab GIS Workshop Series”.

Announcing the Fall 2014 Scholars’ Lab GIS Workshop Series

All sessions are one hour and assume attendees have no previous experience using GIS. Sessions will be hands-on with step-by-step tutorials with expert assistance. All sessions will be taught by our GIS Specialist, Chris Gist, on Thursdays from 2:00-3:00 PM in the Alderman Electronic Classroom, ALD 421 (adjacent to the Scholars’ Lab) and are free…. Continue reading “Announcing the Fall 2014 Scholars’ Lab GIS Workshop Series”.

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