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Center for Digital Humanities Opens at SBU Libraries

At a November 7th ribbon cutting event, Stony Brook University Libraries officially opened its Center for Digital Humanities as a space for research, teaching, and learning in all disciplines related to the practice of the digital humanities. The ribbon cutting event

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Digital Humanities at SBU Libraries

What is Digital Humanities? Digital humanities (DH) research, practice and teaching inhabit the points of contact between digital technologies and humanities disciplines. University College London Centre for Digital Humanities describes DH practice as an intention “. . . to produce applications and models

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Contact Us: Center for Digital Humanities

General Inquiries Have a general question about digital humanities at Stony Brook or the Center for Digital Humanities? Please complete this form and someone will be in touch shortly! Need help with something specific? CDH Equipment and Technology We can

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Hardware & Software: Center for Digital Humanities

Scanners: Bookeye 4 V2 Pro Archive book scanner with V-Glass Contex UltraX HD 6090 large format sheet feed scanner Computer workstations: iMac Pro with dual 27” 5K displays Dell Optiplex 7060 PC with 24” Dell display Collaboration areas: Planar UltraRes

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“The Great Lolcat Massacre,” by Dr. Elyse Graham

Dr. Elyse Graham (Department of English) shared her research on trolling behavior on the early internet, with an emphasis on the development of the phenomenon in a context of community boundary maintenance, misogyny, and the accessibility of the early internet. 

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Humanities and the Digital: A Workshop

In partnership with the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, the Humanities Institute, the Graduate Student Organization, and other campus entities, the library was very pleased to host Humanities and the Digital: A Workshop, on February 13th.  This workshop, on

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Dr. Scott Zukowski Presents on Digitized Periodicals

Dr. Scott Zukowski received his PhD in English from Stony Brook University and currently works for CELT.  He presented some of his work with digitized periodicals, emphasizing the importance of these resources for understanding the formation of group identity, and

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SBU Librarians Present at 23rd Annual Archives Month Conference

SBU Librarians Jamie Saragossi and Kristen Nyitray were invited speakers at the 23rd Annual Archives Month Conference on Long Island titled “Medical Archives: Processing, Privacy and Preservation” on Friday, October 12, 2018.   Jamie Saragossi, Head of the Health Sciences

Posted in Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives

Libraries Colloquium Event “Unscattered Leaves” Caps Year-Long Medieval Manuscript Digitization Project

On April 19, 2018, the Special Collections Seminar Room in the Melville Library was standing-room-only when Stony Brook University Libraries welcomed students, faculty, staff, and community members to “Unscattered Leaves: Digitization of the Otto F. Ege Manuscripts.” The event, a special edition of the Libraries’ monthly Colloquium Series, was the culmination of the project and marked the official public launch of the new digital collection “Otto F. Ege: Fifty Original Leaves From Medieval Manuscripts.”

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Another Inspiring Digital Humanities Open Mic at SBU Libraries!

Yesterday afternoon the University Libraries held an open mic event for digital humanists on campus.  Stony Brook University librarians Kate Kasten (Head of Humanities & Social Science) and Darren Chase (Head of Scholarly Communication) presented the Libraries’ research guide intended

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