Peer review is notoriously challenging to facilitate, especially if some or all of your students attend virtually. While it would be nice to simply have students trade physical copies of their papers, it’s not always possible! For two semesters, I used Canvas’ built-in peer review system. While I never had technical difficulties with it, MANY […]
Many other people have written about how to be on Academic Twitter, but imo they make it sound way more serious and scary than it actually is. Using Twitter as part of your academic work doesn’t have to be high-pressure or stressful, especially if you’re a grad student!
I talked the other week about the things that learn-to-code resources don’t teach you. But spoilers, you don’t have to learn to code at all! You don’t need to know Python or R to do digital humanities work. There are SO many free, no-code-required tools out there for manipulating, visualizing, and sharing humanities data. Here […]
Trained coders like me are (accidentally?) keeping secrets about how we learned. Here’s what the “coding for digital humanities” resources skip.
In the last two years, many of us have become more familiar than we’d like with the video conferencing software Zoom. If you, like me, have been using Zoom to teach in the last several years, you probably learned how to use Zoom in March of 2020 and stuck to whatever system you developed. Here […]
This post covers XML 101 and some of the most important standards to know (about) as a digital humanist.
One of the most challenging aspects of digital humanities is managing all the stuff that goes into a project. Many humanities scholars, especially those new to DH, aren’t used to working on research in large (or even medium-sized) teams. Combine the human factor with large amounts of data to juggle, and keeping track of the state of your project can become a real headache! But have no fear, Trello is here.
Hey there! I’m Liz, an independent scholar and consultant blogging about digital humanities, book history, and art.