Category: Blog

The Evolution of the Technology Commons

The commons has been an important ideal for libraries and colleges for a long time: a collaborative, multi-department resource that is open to all members of a community. In academic libraries that ideal generally takes physical shape as a learning commons, which brings together information, resources, and professionals to facilitate scholarship and learning. What does …

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Tutorial: SketchUp Make

SketchUp is a free cross-platform application that lets its user build, measure, and design three-dimensional projects. It comes in two versions, SketchUp Make, the free version used for personal projects, and SketchUp Pro, which is licensed for commercial work. In this tutorial, we will be focusing on SketchUp Make, which is the version most readily available …

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DigLibArts 2020: A Whittier.Domain for Oneself

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been working on a slow rollout of one of DigLibArts’ larger projects, Whittier.Domains, our local version of Domain of One’s Own, originally an enterprise from University of Mary Washington. This initiative was started at Whittier College to allow students, faculty, staff, and campus organizations to register for domains …

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News: DH Tools Across Disciplines, Anne at Santa Clara University

Cross-posted from anitaconchita.org This past week, I had the pleasure of leading a workshop on using “Digital Humanities Tools Across Disciplines” at Santa Clara University to their newly formed Center for Arts and Humanities faculty working group in digital humanities and their library. Many thanks to Michelle Burnham and Amy Lueck for the invitation and …

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