Upcoming Events
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop designed for instructors offers an overview of how the Architecture Library can support multimodal teaching and learning this fall. Topics to be covered include:- updates on opening hours, and access to collections, equipment, public workstations, and printing in the Architecture Library for Fall semester 2020- finding built environment research resources online- synchronous and asynchronous options for librarian-led research instruction for classes- how to set up research consultations with the librarian for students- requesting reserves and e-reserves for Readings Lists in Canvas
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopConnecting your students to course resources has never been easier! Ball State University Libraries' new Reading Lists application gives students simple access to course reserve materials—full-text database articles, e-books, digitized chapters, streaming music and video, and more. Library staff work behind the scenes to add and activate the resources you select. The best part? The Reading Lists app connects directly with your Canvas course navigation menu. Join this online session for an overview of how Reading Lists can enhance your teaching, whether in-person or online, in Fall 2020 and beyond.
10 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop designed for instructors offers an overview of how the Architecture Library can support multimodal teaching and learning this fall. Topics to be covered include:- updates on opening hours, and access to collections, equipment, public workstations, and printing in the Architecture Library for Fall semester 2020- finding built environment research resources online- synchronous and asynchronous options for librarian-led research instruction for classes- how to set up research consultations with the librarian for students- requesting reserves and e-reserves for Readings Lists in Canvas
6 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopConnecting your students to course resources has never been easier! Ball State University Libraries' new Reading Lists application gives students simple access to course reserve materials—full-text database articles, e-books, digitized chapters, streaming music and video, and more. Library staff work behind the scenes to add and activate the resources you select. The best part? The Reading Lists app connects directly with your Canvas course navigation menu. Join this online session for an overview of how Reading Lists can enhance your teaching, whether in-person or online, in Fall 2020 and beyond.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopInterested in learning about digital scholarship? Perhaps you would like to try your hand at it. In the first of a series of workshops centered on digital scholarship, we will attempt to define digital scholarship, discuss the importance of digital scholarship literacy, outline the major methodologies (with some examples), and introduce the rest of the workshops in this series.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopText analysis has increasingly become an important facet to digital scholarship and academia. This workshop will introduce various “distant reading” techniques, discuss important applications, and highlight common misconceptions. Participants will learn the basic process for preparing text for analysis and will be introduced to Voyant, an online text mining platform.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn this workshop, attendees will gain an understanding of the importance of spatial analysis and visualization in digital scholarship. They will be introduced to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and will learn the basics of how it works, what analyses can be performed, what GIS software options are available to them at Ball State, and how GIS is currently being used to enhance research and learning at BSU.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn this workshop, attendees will gain and understanding the process of starting and managing a digital project. We will discuss project management, establishing scope, identifying comparable projects, defining audience, and establishing goals. Attendees will also be introduced to the various resources provided by Ball State to support digital scholarship projects.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAre you interested in learning more about Omeka, online exhibits, and content management systems? In this workshop, we will discuss the foundational principles behind the Omeka platform, some of the best practices, and different ways it has been used. Attendees will also receive a tutorial walk-through of the platform, importing and organizing collections, exhibit building, additional plugins for expanded features, and other important resources.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn this workshop, attendees will learn about digital scholarship in the classroom. This takes on two different modes: the use of existing digital scholarship in course readings, etc. and the production of digital scholarship through work assignments. Attendees will hear examples from other scholars and students about their experience with digital scholarship in the classroom and what advice they may give to others looking to incorporate it into future courses.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn this workshop, attendees will be introduced to the role of copyright and access regarding digital scholarship. Attendees will gain an understand of the role of copyright in defining how digital scholarship created by others can be accessed, shared, and built upon. Additionally, attendees will learn about their rights as digital scholarship creators and how to effectively manage those rights and permissions.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopNetwork analysis is an important tool in numerous disciplines and fields. It brings to light complex relationship patterns and can provide a new perspective to research and scholarship. In this workshop, we will discuss the foundational principles to Network analysis, identify best practices, and provide influential examples. Attendees will also be introduced to various digital tools that can be used to generate and analyze networks.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn the final workshop of the series, we will discuss the field of digital scholarship publication. Attendees will be introduced to Ball State’s resources for hosting and supporting digital scholarship publication, examples of digital scholarship publishing from select journals, and the use of informal platforms (example: DHNow). Finally, we will discuss longevity and legacy projects within digital scholarship and how best to manage projects with on-going publishing