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Thursday, September 19 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Digital Humanities for the Masses

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You may have heard the buzz about Digital Humanities--but--what is it? What counts as 'digital humanities'? How do you approach digital projects while not overextending resources? Who can do 'digital humanities' work? How do you get started? This session will broadly define digital humanities and scholarship and how the methods can be applied in a variety of communities. Highlighting how to get started working on basic DH projects using free or low-cost tools and technologies,this session will offer project ideas that can be applied across different types of libraries and/or museums. Come learn how you can capture stories, map experiences or explore local histories in your community. Digital humanities projects have the potential to forge new partnerships, broaden the definition of scholarship to be inclusive of average citizens, and to improve overall digital literacy.

Speakers
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Hannah King

Hannah King is the Curator/Researcher at the Stevens County Historical Society & Museum in Morris, MN. She studied history, anthropology, and folklore at UW-Madison and completed the museum studies program at UW-Milwaukee. She has been working to diversify the museum's collection... Read More →
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Naomi Skulan

Naomi Skulan is the Metadata and Technical Services Coordinator at the University of Minnesota, Morris Rodney A. Briggs Library. Naomi is the coordinator for the University of Minnesota, Morris Digital Well and Digital Collections, and she is currently managing a student-driven project... Read More →
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Angela Stangl

Digital Services Coordinator, University of Minnesota Morris
Angela Stangl is a librarian at the Rodney A. Briggs Library. Angela is interested in all types of technology and frequently helps troubleshoot technology challenges with all types of users. As Digital Services Coordinator, she is responsible for a variety of library servers and systems... Read More →



Thursday September 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:20am
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