Establishing Communities of Practice



Speakers question the effect of library collections and share methods for engaging neighborhoods and curators to utilize them in significant methods at the Library’s seminar, “Collections as Data: Stewardship and Use Models to Enhance Access.” “Building Capacities and Communities for Digital Scholarship: The ‘Digging Deeper, Reaching Further: Libraries Empowering Users to Mine HathiTrust Digital Library Resources’ Project,” “Synergies Among Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture: An Integrated Research and Training Model” and “Digital Archives, Datum Storytelling and the Future of Memory.”.

Speaker Biography: Harriett Green is Digital and english liberal arts curator and associate teacher, University Library, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Speaker Biography: Trevor Muñoz is assistant dean for digital liberal arts research study at the University of Maryland Libraries and an associate director of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities.

Speaker Biography: Marisa Parham is teacher of English at Amherst College and directs the Five College Digital Humanities Initiative, serving Amherst, Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

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