Eight years ago, I sat staring at my Latin prose composition homework. The assignment was to translate a few sentences and a couple of short, not-particularly-complex paragraphs from English into Latin. In that precise moment, however, it would have been equally effective to ask me to go find and slay a fire-breathing dragon, since the…. Continue reading “Foreign Languages and Ivanhoe Progress”.
The charismatic Alex Gil submitted a feature request to Neatline asking to be able to browse Neatline exhibits on your Omeka home page. Turns out you can already specify which page you want as your home page in Omeka 2.0, so that helped with Alex’s original query. But as we discussed the issue, Alex also…. Continue reading “Displaying Recent Neatline Exhibits on your Omeka Home Page”.
Photo by kittybabylove Continuing our roll-out of Omeka plugins we’ve been working on here at the Scholars’ Lab, I’m pleased to announce the BagIt plugin for Omeka. BagIt is a specification by the Library of Congress for creating containers of files with metadata. However, the files don’t actually have to be in the container. There…. Continue reading “Hot off the Presses 2: BagIt Plugin”.
Stemming from a Twitter conversation last month, I thought it would be a good idea to describe — in more than the 140 character bursts that Twitter allows — why we at the Scholars’ Lab often promote Ruby, opposed to one of the other 4 or 5 languages we develop with. This isn’t an attempt…. Continue reading “Why Ruby?”.
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- Spring 2018 UVa Library GIS Workshop Series
- Fellowship Calls and Grad Student Professional Development
- Call for Spring 2018 Makerspace Technologist Applications
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- “All of the Questions:” A Recap of the 2017 Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Pre-Conference
- My Experience Leading a Workshop on Text Analysis at Washington and Lee University
- Learning to Augment Reality
- Measured Unrest in the Poetry of the Black Arts Movement