THATCamp New England Roundup

Digital Humanities
On Saturday, I went to THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) New England at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. I've known of THATCamps for several years, but this was my first chance to actually attend one. I went to four sessions: Libraries, Archives, and Museums; Customizing Omeka; Doing Digital History with Non-Digital SourcesĀ (link to notes); and Network Analysis. This post isn't a comprehensive record of everything that went on, but rather just a few things that I found interesting or valuable about the experience. 1. The value of collaboration. In at least two of the sessions I went to, collaboration was explicitly discussed: between colleagues in the same discipline, colleagues in similar disciplines, colleagues in totally different disciplines (historians and computer scientists!), and even professors and grad students. The…
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