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Sunday, November 6
 

10:15am

#s1a: Looking Backwards and Forwards: Key Findings from CLIR’s Assessment of NITLE
Four of the six consultants who conducted CLIR’s assessment of NITLE will discuss the team’s methodologies and findings, focusing on key shifts in NITLE’s audience, value proposition, and business model and highlighting the most critical concerns for any organization engaging with the overlapping areas of technology and liberal education.

Session Chairs
KB

Kevin Butterfield

University of Richmond

Speakers
JB

Jason Brodeur

McMaster University
MD

Morgan Daniels

University of Maryland
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Sarah Pickle

Director of Organizational Planning & Assessment, Claremont Colleges Library
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Elizabeth Waraksa

Association of Research Libraries


Sunday November 6, 2016 10:15am - 11:15am
Grand East

10:15am

#s1b: Jekyll for Librarians: Developing Minimal Sites for Exhibits
Jekyll, a popular static site generator, is both a simple way to publish online using minimal resources as well as a tool for learning and collaboration. Participants will set up a Jekyll site and customize templates for library use cases as well as discuss tools for collaborative authorship and publishing.


Session Chairs
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Shilpa Rele

Digital Program Librarian, Loyola Marymount University
@ShilpaRele

Speakers
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Nabil Kayshap

Swarthmore College
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Roberto Vargas

Swarthmore College
Swarthmore College


Sunday November 6, 2016 10:15am - 11:15am
Grand West

10:15am

#s1c: Supporting Campus Bioinformatics with Amazon Web Services and a Few Bucks

Presenters will share experiences using AWS for bioinformatics at a Liberal Arts College.

Attendees will:

  • Learn a typical bioinformatics use case
  •  Set up a virtual cloud computer using Amazon Web Services
  • Perform bioinformatics data analysis using BLAST software
  • Leave feeling empowered to support bioinformatics at your home institution

Session Chairs
avatar for Angela Galvan

Angela Galvan

Systems Librarian, SUNY Geneseo

Speakers
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Sophia Horigan

Student, Lewis & Clark College
I am a undergraduate senior biology major working in bioinformatics of spiders.
RJ

Rishi Javia

Junior computer science student at Lewis & Clark College


Sunday November 6, 2016 10:15am - 11:15am
Grand Center

11:20am

#s2a: Engaging Undergraduates in Research
Presentation 1
A Composite Work: Undergraduates in Digital Humanities Research
Using the development of a digital historical atlas of US history, American Panorama, as a case study, this presentation will highlight the opportunities that digital humanities projects afford undergraduates to become involved in collaborative projects that provide them opportunities to both develop deeper research skills and acquire useful technical expertise.
Presenter: Robert Nelson

Presentation 2
Grinnell In China : Bringing Undergraduates to Archival Research
Grinnell College has a long relationship with China dating back to the late eighteen hundreds. These materials are in archival collections in folders in boxes in the vault. A history professor proposed working with students and library staff to digitize the collections to support research and exhibits.
Presenters: R. Cecilia Knight, Christopher Jones, Rachel Schnepper, Mark McFate, Matthew Johnson

Session Chairs
avatar for Angie Beiriger

Angie Beiriger

Humanities and Digital Scholarship Librarian, Reed College

Speakers
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Matthew Johnson

Grinnell College
CJ

Christopher Jones

Grinnell College
RC

R. Cecilia Knight

Grinnell College
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Mark McFate

Digital Library Applications Developer, Grinnell College
Islandora
RN

Robert Nelson

University of Richmond
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Rachel Schnepper

Grinnell College


Sunday November 6, 2016 11:20am - 12:20pm
Grand East

11:20am

#s2b: The Power of Story Maps: Learn How to Use ArcGIS and Story Maps for Digital Humanities

Digital Scholarship offers many opportunities for faculty and students wishing to utilize a more interdisciplinary approach to instruction and learning in a liberal arts environment. Creating Story Maps through Esri allows librarians to support students researching in the humanities field with a marketable skill in data visualization and GIS.


Session Chairs
AP

Andrew Prellwitz

Ripon College

Speakers
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Alyson Gamble

New College of Florida
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Amelia Kallaher

Scholarly Resources Librarian, New College of Florida
New College of Florida


Sunday November 6, 2016 11:20am - 12:20pm
Grand West

11:20am

#s2c: Holding Space for Personal Development
Presentation 1
How to Be a 'Mad Archivist': Digital Project Labs, FOSS Tools, Radical Collections, and the Value of Creative R&D.
Discussing the creative side of digital archivists' craft, with special attention to how digital librarians and archivists can leverage institutional strengths, professional collaboration, FOSS technology, open data, and bantam attitudes in order to make innovative contributions to the broader community — and why liberal arts colleges should support those efforts.
Presenter: Patrick Wallace

Presentation 2
The Slow Road to DH: or, What Use is the Grad Certificate Really?
For librarians primarily entrenched in administrative or highly traditional roles, finding time to work in or learn DH can be frustrating and isolating. This presentation will address my take on the usefulness of attaining graduate certification and how to stay in the DH pool, even if on the periphery.
Presenter: Julie Kane

Session Chairs
avatar for Angela Galvan

Angela Galvan

Systems Librarian, SUNY Geneseo

Speakers
avatar for Julie Kane

Julie Kane

Associate Professor and Head of Collection Services, Washington and Lee University
Currently Associate Professor and Head of Collection Services at Washington and Lee University, I've held positions at Sweet Briar College, Stanford Law School, Middlebury College, and the Massachusetts Historical Society in broad areas of Technical Services and digital pedagogie... Read More →
avatar for Patrick Wallace

Patrick Wallace

Digital Projects & Archives Librarian, Middlebury College
Middlebury College


Sunday November 6, 2016 11:20am - 12:20pm
Grand Center

1:30pm

#s3a: Digital Scholarship Infrastructure at Liberal Arts Colleges [1 of 2]
Presentation 1
Collaborating Across Units and Institutions to Support Digital Scholarship
This session will include an overview of recent examples of successful inter-departmental collaborations at Middlebury College focused on digital scholarship. There will then be a facilitated discussion of challenges, opportunities, and strategies around the support of digital scholarship, leading to shared documentation and opportunities for collaborating across and within institutions.
Presenters: Ryan Clement, Patrick Wallace

Presentation 2
An Integrated Model for Support for Digital Scholarship: Building Capacity among Faculty, Students and Staff
Rhodes is combining an initiative to build faculty capacity for innovative research and pedagogy with a new organizational structure in IS. In this presentation, we will share our process and lessons learned as we move from a traditional library services structure to an agile model focused on productivity and visibility.
Presenters: Suzanne Bonefas, Jess Newman 

Session Chairs
avatar for Ryan Clement

Ryan Clement

Data Services Librarian, Middlebury College
Middlebury College
avatar for Patrick Wallace

Patrick Wallace

Digital Projects & Archives Librarian, Middlebury College
Middlebury College

Speakers
avatar for Suzanne Bonefas

Suzanne Bonefas

Director of Special Projects, Rhodes College
Suzanne Bonefas is Director of Special Projects at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. Her position includes working with community partners to strengthen the relationship between the college and the community and leading our Digital Preservation and Scholarship team.
avatar for Ryan Clement

Ryan Clement

Data Services Librarian, Middlebury College
Middlebury College
avatar for Jess Newman

Jess Newman

Digital Preservation and Scholarship Project Manager, Rhodes College
avatar for Patrick Wallace

Patrick Wallace

Digital Projects & Archives Librarian, Middlebury College
Middlebury College


Sunday November 6, 2016 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Grand East

1:30pm

#s3b: Positioning Lever Press as a Partner in LAC Digital Scholarship

In January 2016, Amherst College Press, Michigan Publishing, and more than 40 pledging LAC libraries announced the launch of Lever Press, a new open access press. In this session, we will brainstorm how Lever Press can complement and amplify the innovative scholarly and pedagogical activity already happening within LACs.


Session Chairs
KB

Kevin Butterfield

University of Richmond

Speakers
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Rebecca Welzenbach

Director, Strategic Integration and Partnerships at Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library



Sunday November 6, 2016 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Grand West

2:15pm

#s4a: Digital Scholarship Infrastructure at Liberal Arts Colleges [2 of 2]
Presentation 1
There Is No Spoon: The DS Center as Abstraction
This presentation shares some achievements and challenges from the last three years in the Ohio Five libraries as they’ve built consortial digital scholarship. This will frame conversations about the utility of taxonomies of collaboration and the efficacy of the digital scholarship “center” that is merely an abstraction.
Presenter: Jacob Heil

Presentation 2
Changing the Shape of Liberal Arts Scholarship: A Library-Centered Approach
Bucknell University has generated interdisciplinary digital scholarship projects by adopting a research model from the sciences for faculty-student collaborations. Our success is due to centering research support in the library. This presentation will discuss the challenges and offer suggestions for library leadership in new modes of liberal arts scholarship.
Presenter: Carrie Johnston, Matthew Gardzina

Presentation 3
Expanding DH Capacity Through Strategic Partnerships in the Liberal Arts College Library
This presentation outlines how the Claremont Colleges Library has collaborated with Mellon-funded staff to provide multi-layered support for the Digital Humanities. This partnership enabled the library to establish a DH/digital scholarship center that is integrating new positions and spaces to advance the community’s knowledge, skills, and digital scholarly projects.
Presenters: Ashley Sanders

Session Chairs
avatar for Ryan Clement

Ryan Clement

Data Services Librarian, Middlebury College
Middlebury College
avatar for Patrick Wallace

Patrick Wallace

Digital Projects & Archives Librarian, Middlebury College
Middlebury College

Speakers
MG

Matthew Gardzina

Bucknell University
avatar for Jacob Heil

Jacob Heil

Digital Scholarship Librarian, Dir. of CoRE, College of Wooster
Jacob Heil is the College of Wooster's Digital Scholarship Librarian and the Director of its Collaborative Research Environment (CoRE). Partnering with library colleagues, faculty, and students, he explores digital methods and modalities for teaching and research. He also collaborates... Read More →
avatar for Carrie Johnston

Carrie Johnston

Digital Humanities Research Designer, Wake Forest University
Bucknell University
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Ashley Sanders

Claremont Colleges Library


Sunday November 6, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Grand East

2:15pm

#s4b: Planning to Share: Open Educational Resources for Small Liberal Arts Colleges

This workshop introduces the concept of open educational resources (OER) as a means of making digital library and digital humanities pedagogy professionally legible and widely accessible. Participants will brainstorm ways in which their own work could be modularized and deployed using available OER publishing platforms.

 



Session Chairs
avatar for Angela Galvan

Angela Galvan

Systems Librarian, SUNY Geneseo

Speakers
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Mackenzie Brooks

Digital Humanities Librarian, Washington and Lee University
Washington and Lee University
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Brandon Walsh

Washington and Lee University


Sunday November 6, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Grand West

2:15pm

#s4c: Hack/Doc Partnerships for Library Projects

Following the CLAMP model for a new type of hack-a-thon <http://www.clamp-it.org/get-involved/moodle-hackdoc-fest>, the Islandora Consortium Group has begun hosting hack/doc events. Learn how to bring together a wide variety of participants to make your coding events fun and useful!

 



Session Chairs
AP

Andrew Prellwitz

Ripon College

Speakers
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Joanna DiPasquale

Head of Digital Scholarship & Technology Services, Vassar College Libraries
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David Keiser-Clark

Academic Application Developer, Williams College
Williams College
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Francesca Livermore

digital projects librarian, wesleyan university



Sunday November 6, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Grand Center