Category Archives: Session: Make

Proposal for a session in which you offer to lead a small group in a hands-on collaborative working session with the aim of producing a document, piece of software, or other made thing.

Mapmaking session notes

Facilitator: Kristine Hildebrandt We looked at some example maps in addition to the ones I included in the session proposal: We made a map on Google Maps: And here are the basic instructions for creating maps in Google Maps and in R (we didn’t have time to cover R) I. Getting Started […]

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Session Proposal: Introduction to Text Mining with the HathiTrust Research Center

I’m willing to lead a session that will introduce attendees to the text mining tools and services of the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC), the research arm of the HathiTrust Digital Library, a nonprofit consortium currently containing digital scans of nearly 14 million books. At the HTRC, based jointly at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and […]

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Make Session Proposal: Collecting/Writing Your Regional DH Work into an OpenAccess EBook

I have been thinking about what would be an interesting THATCamp learning/production that would be of broader benefit beyond our own DH work in our classes and communities. For this session, I would like to propose for our unconference a radical knowledge production that would be  open access, freely available, and unblind peer reviewed edited […]

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Make Session – Digital Humanities Toolkit via LibGuides

Facilitator: Lora Smallman Description: I’ll lead a session on building a digital humanities (DH) toolkit intended especially for beginners. If you’re new to DH, this is a great session to come and get your feet wet. I’ll be using a web-based software called LibGuides to build this toolkit. I’d also like to see veteran DH folks […]

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