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ZSR Library is hosting its second DH@Wake Summer Institute this week, August 6-10, 2018. Participants will explore digital humanities tools and methods for research, working with ZSR librarians who support digitally-inflected scholarship at Wake Forest. We are excited to welcome our second faculty cohort and to hear more about their digital projects!

Faculty Cohort

  • Michaelle Browers, Department of Politics & International Affairs
  • Stephanie Koscak, Department of History
  • Monique O’Connell, Department of History
  • Yaohua Shi, Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
  • Jonathan Smart, Department of English
  • Barry Trachtenberg, Department of History & Jewish Studies Program
  • Qiaona Yu, Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
  • Qiong Zhang, Department of History


Day One
Introductions from ZSR’s Digital Initiatives Team
A Survey of Digital Tools and Methods
Digital Did You Know? Flash talk panel introducing ZSR Library’s resources for digital scholarship
Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons with Molly Keener, Director of Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communications Librarian, ZSR Library
How Did They Make That? A Workshop to Reverse-Engineer DH Projects
Day Two
Introduction to Digital Mapping with ZSR Library’s Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communications team
Day Three
Data Mining and Text Analysis with HathiTrust Research Tools with Heather Barnes, Digital Curation Librarian; Carrie Johnston, Digital Humanities Research Designer; Kathy Shields, Research & Instruction Librarian–History and Social Sciences; Kelsey Urgo, Developer for Digital Scholarship
Day Four
Multimedia Exhibit Building with Omeka with Megan Brett, George Mason University
Day Five
Conclusions, Customizations, and Future Collaborations