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Keeping Up With...Digital Humanities | Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)

Keeping Up With...Digital Humanities | Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it
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At its core, Digital Humanities (or DH) is an emerging, interdisciplinary movement which looks to enhance and to redefine traditional humanities scholarship through digital means. However, this definition only scratches the surface...

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Digital Humanities in the Research Commons: Precedents & Prospects

Digital Humanities in the Research Commons: Precedents & Prospects | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

dh+lib is pleased to feature a mini-series of three posts from Donald Beagle, currently the Director of Library Services at Belmont Abbey College.

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» Makerspaces Move into Academic Libraries ACRL TechConnect Blog

» Makerspaces Move into Academic Libraries ACRL TechConnect Blog | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it
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Makerspaces fill a variety of needs within an educational setting. Most importantly, they provide opportunities for people to learn with their hands.

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The E-Reader’s Impact on College Kids and Campuses | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

The E-Reader’s Impact on College Kids and Campuses | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

The e-reader market has spent more than a decade undergoing a fitful and sporadic development into something of major scope...

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Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries

Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

Modeled after hackerspaces, a makerspace is a place where young people have an opportunity to explore their own interests, learn to use tools and materials, and develop creative projects...

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The Benefits of Faculty-Librarian Collaborations | Faculty Focus

The Benefits of Faculty-Librarian Collaborations | Faculty Focus | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

Librarians to the rescue - There are many reasons students may not have learned evaluation, citation, summarization and formatting skills. Sometimes they have been exposed to these ideas, but have not been able to transfer them from course to course...

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25 Libraries We Most Love on Pinterest | OEDb

25 Libraries We Most Love on Pinterest | OEDb | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

These libraries are must-follows on the social bookmarking site, Pinterest. Take note of the academic libraries!

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5 More Ways to Use Pinterest at Your Academic Library

5 More Ways to Use Pinterest at Your Academic Library | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it
Five more ways that academic libraries are using Pinterest to reach their users. Learn how to use Pinterest in your library.
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How to Use Webinars to Create Great Relationships with Prospects and Customers | Copyblogger

How to Use Webinars to Create Great Relationships with Prospects and Customers | Copyblogger | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

Most libraries have begun offering video webcasts and video tutorials, here’s a primer on how to use live video events to better engage patrons.

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iLibrarian » Poll Results: What Technologies will impact libraries in 2-5 years?

iLibrarian » Poll Results: What Technologies will impact libraries in 2-5 years? | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

There were an amazing 395 responses to this poll question: Which new technology(ies) do you think will have the most impact on libraries over the next 2-5 years? e-Books, mobile, and cloud computing technologies dominated the responses.

 

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Pinterest and the New Meaning of Curation – A TTW Guest Post by Rick Thomchick « Tame The Web

Pinterest and the New Meaning of Curation – A TTW Guest Post by Rick Thomchick « Tame The Web | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

I have a feeling that someone is going to call 2012 “The Year of Curation,” if they haven’t already...

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Information Literacy Weblog: Information literacy, e-learning and the changing role of the librarian

Information Literacy Weblog: Information literacy, e-learning and the changing role of the librarian | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

Jane Secker gave a talk to students in the Sheffield iSchool last week, as part of the Academic & Research Libraries module. She also put it up on Slideshare:

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5 Ways to Use Pinterest in Your Library

5 Ways to Use Pinterest in Your Library | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

Here are some ideas for how you can make the most of this popular social network for your library!

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The African-American Mosaic Exhibition | Exhibitions (Library of Congress)

The African-American Mosaic Exhibition | Exhibitions (Library of Congress) | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it
This exhibit marks the publication of The African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. A noteworthy and singular publication, the Mosaic is the first Library-wide resource guide to the institution's African- American collections.
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DH Awards 2013 Voting | Digital Humanities Awards

DH Awards 2013 Voting | Digital Humanities Awards | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it
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Best use of DH for fun, visualization, suite to tools, etc.
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» University Librarians on Ebooks, Special Collections, and the Future of Academic Libraries

» University Librarians on Ebooks, Special Collections, and the Future of Academic Libraries | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

We've had some serious talks about libraries lately, specifically regarding where they might be headed, tech-wise, and which ones curate some of the most interesting special collections...

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Librarians are Completely Awesome

Librarians are Completely Awesome | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

'Librarians know how to do that better than you do. Ask them for help. They also, typically, are warm, curious, helpful people.'

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» 9 Data Visualization Tools for Librarians and Educators

» 9 Data Visualization Tools for Librarians and Educators | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it
Data visualization and infographics tools are a great way to keep students and readers engaged.
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How are libraries designing their search boxes?

How are libraries designing their search boxes? | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

Assuming one believes that the portal should be search centric, the question is how should we design our search boxes?

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Marketing the academic library | SLA Academic Division

Marketing the academic library | SLA Academic Division | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

"Marketing can be an uncomfortable challenge when it comes to academic libraries. We ideally want our services and the importance of our libraries to academia speaking for themselves..."

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5 Ways to Use Pinterest At Your Academic Library

5 Ways to Use Pinterest At Your Academic Library | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it
Explore the first 5 of 10 ways that academic libraries are using Pinterest as a new way to collaborate and market their services.
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Future Libraries and 17 Forms of Information Replacing Books

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Future Libraries and 17 Forms of Information Replacing Books | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

Libraries exist to give us access to information!

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11 Inspiring Nonprofit Facebook Timelines

11 Inspiring Nonprofit Facebook Timelines | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

How does your acadmic library use the new Facebook Timeline? Does it inspire?

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What are some uses for QR codes in public and academic libraries?

What are some uses for QR codes in public and academic libraries? | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

How are QR codes being used in libraries, and what are some reasons that libraries not using QR codes should consider implementing them?

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How Facebook Can Help Market Your Library | Tampa Bay Library Consortium

How Facebook Can Help Market Your Library | Tampa Bay Library Consortium | Digital Humanities for Libraries | Scoop.it

If you have a library page and you are looking to reinvigorate your pages activity, think about a few of these ideas...

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