Digital Research & Scholarship in Alderman Library
The Scholars' Lab caters to the digital research and scholarly analysis needs of faculty and advanced students in the humanities and social sciences. Staffed with friendly, expert consultants from the U.Va. Library's Digital Research and Scholarship unit, the Scholars' Lab is the perfect place to take your work to the next level. More...
Collaborate, Iterate, Discuss
Check out our works in progress or come and visit our bright, airy space on the 4th floor of Alderman Library! We regularly host exciting events: talks, workshops, and luncheon discussions on topics of interest in humanities computing and social science research. We sponsor graduate fellowships in the digital humanities. And we're eager to consult with you on projects large and small.
- Graduate Fellows Forum: Lydia RodríguezGraduate Fellows Forum: Lydia Rodríguez The Time Has Come: Ethnography, Gesture Research, and Digital Technology Lydia Rodríguez PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology Scholars’ Lab Fellow Respondent Dr. Eve Danziger Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology University of Virginia Summary: In Western societies, time is usually perceived as a linear progression of events, but not all cultures…. More.
- Testing asynchronous background processes in Omeka[Cross-posted from dclure.org] I ran into an interesting testing challenge yesterday. In Neatline, there are a couple of controller actions that need to spawn off asynchronous background processes to handle operations that are too long-running to cram inside of a regular request. For example, when the user imports Omeka items into an exhibit, Neatline needs…. More.