6 Works

Restructuring & Reimagining Digital Collections

Jennifer O'Brien Roper & Ellen Catz Ramsey
In 2017 the University of Virginia Library administration commissioned an internal task force to identify best practices for digital project workflows. At the time, the process of moving digital collections from idea to completion was opaque for all staff involved in the process, and most were frustrated with both the process and the results. The ensuing task force report articulated foundational principles, identified needed tools, recommended specific changes to practice, and proposed an outline for...

Dear Low-Income First-Generation (FGLI) Scholars

Regina Carter
This presentation was provided by a former low-income, first-generation (FGLI) college student who currently serves as a librarian. It is written in the form of a personal narrative and concludes with a letter to FGLI scholars. It was shared during the University of Virginia's AL1GN Conference on March 22, 2019 and serves as a reminder to FGLI scholars that obtaining a college degree is indeed possible.

Collecting in Times of Crisis:7 Steps to Increase Preparedness

Kara McClurken
Slides from Keynote address given 15 October 2019 at the ODNFest 2019 for the Ohio Digital Network at the State Library of Ohio. The talk highlights the history of collecting in times of crisis at UVA as well as suggests seven steps that institutions can do to help them be better prepared to respond to documenting tragic events or events that require a rapid response. The presentation ends with links to additional resources, including UVA's...

Advancing Hyku: Samvera Partner Call Presentation

Ellen Ramsey, Rachael Kotarski & Brian Hole
This work contains slides and a recording of a presentation to the Samvera Partner group on November 8, 2019. This project is a two-year award in the amount of $1,000,000 from Arcadia— a charitable fund of philanthropists Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin—in support of the “Advancing Hyku: Open Source Institutional Repository Platform Development” project. Through this project, the University of Virginia and its partner institutions—Ubiquity Press and the British Library—will support the growth of open...

Digital Humanities Pedagogy and Opportunities for Hope

Brandon Walsh
Invited talk given at Emory Center for Digital Scholarship and the Fox Center for the Humanities. Three main takeaways grounded in student programs work we do in the Scholars' Lab: DH pedagogy doesn’t just take place in the classroom; DH pedagogy is, at the end of the day, just pedagogy in a different mode; DH pedagogy at every level should consider, intersect with, and reconstruct desire paths through the academy.

Advancing Hyku: Open Source Institutional Repository Platform Development

Brian Hole
Slide presentation for Samvera Connect 2019. Lightning Talk presenting the partnership of University of Virginia, British Library and Ubiquity Press award of $1M Arcadia grant to improve open scholarship infrastructure [with Hyku].

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  • 2019

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  • Event