Scholars’ Lab and CHNM Partner on “Omeka + Neatline”

The Scholars’ Lab at the University of Virginia Library and the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University are pleased to announce a collaborative “Omeka + Neatline” initiative, supported by $665,248 in funding from the Library of Congress. The Omeka + Neatline project’s goal is to enable scholars, students, and library…. Continue reading “Scholars’ Lab and CHNM Partner on “Omeka + Neatline””.

DH Dev Picks

Part of mission here at the Scholars’ Lab is provide guidance for folks working on digital projects. As such, I do my best to keep up with trends in software development. For a while I’ve just been adding these to my delicious account to make it a bit easier to find references later. However, recent…. Continue reading “DH Dev Picks”.

On XForms

Several months ago, I wrote a post about my XForms development in the Scholars’ Lab as part of a research project. I’m currently working on two research projects that utilize the standard: EADitor (Encoded Archival Description management and dissemination framework) and Numishare (geared towards online delivery of numismatic collections, though other artifacts can be represented).…. Continue reading “On XForms”.

Why Ruby?

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?”.