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  • Build Your Academic Website Using R

    By on January 8, 2020

    It’s a new year and a great time to revamp your academic website!  You do have one, don’t you? While there are many options for creating a personal website, including our very own CUNY Commons, you might be interested in learning how to create something more personalized that can...

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  • A Digital Scholarship Smorgasbord: Assignments, Blueprints, Reviews, Teaching Fails, and Tool Tips at JITP

    By on December 6, 2019

    It is common to feel behind the curve when getting started with a digital research project, or when trying to incorporate a more thoughtful approach to digital pedagogy in the classroom. So many tools, so many platforms, so much history and theory, such contentious politics behind our decisions. Where...

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  • Interactively Explore Geographic Data in R Using Leaflet

    By on November 21, 2019

    Note: An interactive version of this tutorial is available at https://connor-french.com/post/leaflet-tutorial/ Why leaflet? Making a data visualization interactive opens up a host of opportunities for new insights. This is especially true for geographic data. While a static map is preferable for publication in a journal or a book, an...

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  • A Legible Digital Archive: Displaying and Sorting Content on Your Omeka Site

    By on November 7, 2019

      How do you organize content on public facing Omeka websites? This is among the most recurring questions raised by attendees of the Introduction to Omeka workshop offered by GCDI over the past two years. For example, one student working on a digital archive of European sculptures wanted to provide...

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  • What to Consider When Planning a Digital Project

    By on October 30, 2019

    When proceeding with a digital project, it seems that a lot of emphasis is generally placed on learning the ins and outs of using the tool or method. Certainly, this is important. However, this is but one planning consideration among many. Additionally, there is much more to know about...

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