[UCR-DS] Digital Scholarship Digest

Rachel Lynne Starry rachel.starry at ucr.edu
Wed Mar 10 09:32:39 PST 2021

Hello everyone,

We hope this email finds you and your families doing well. The Digital Scholarship Meetup series is wrapping up this quarter, with the last of our biweekly meetings on Friday at 12pm PST.

  *   March 12: Audio and Video Processing and Analysis - We will evaluate DS projects that use A/V materials. We will also share tools & tips for organizing, creating, processing, analyzing, and publishing data sets made of A/V materials.

Here's a preview of our upcoming Spring 2021 DS Meetups topics; stay tuned for the Eventbrite registration link!

  *   April 9 - Getting Started in Digital Scholarship. We will share and discuss resources for finding funding, building collaborative teams, scoping projects, writing project agreements, and other useful frameworks for planning digital humanities and digital scholarship projects.
  *   April 23 - Organizing Your Research Materials for Digital Scholarship. We will share and discuss processes and tools for organizing, describing, and documenting your research materials, as well as creating the collections and datasets that underpin digital scholarship projects.
  *   May 7 -  Designing User-Friendly Digital Scholarship Websites. We will discuss tools and strategies for sharing your work online, creating accessible user interfaces and good UX, open peer review, and getting feedback on your project website or platform.
  *   May 21 - Understanding Fair Use for Digital Scholarship. We will share resources and discuss the challenges of navigating copyright, rights assessments, privacy policies, and ethical issues related to digital collections and projects. In particular, we will walk through the process of doing a Fair Use assessment of the use of copyrighted materials for a digital scholarship project.
  *   June 4 - Evaluating Digital Scholarship for Promotion and Tenure. We will share resources for finding peer review venues for digital projects and discuss strategies for including digital scholarship in tenure dossiers or review packages.

Upcoming UCR Events:

  *   March 17: (recurring) UCR Library Geospatial/GIS Meetups<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/geospatialgis-meetups-tickets-132323261437?aff=ebdsoporgprofile>

Events & Opportunities Elsewhere:

  *   March 16: Wikidata: The Linked Open Data Platform Everyone Can Contribute To<https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/wikidata-the-linked-open-data-platform-everyone-can-contribute-to-tickets-142031683589>

We hope to see you at one of our upcoming events, and hope you are all doing well!

Krystal Boehlert
Digital Initiatives Specialist
Rachel Starry
Digital Scholarship Librarian

UCR Library | University of California, Riverside

P.O. Box 5900 | Orbach Library, Room 125
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Office: 951.827.5226 | rachel.starry at ucr.edu<mailto:rachel.starry at ucr.edu>

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