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Digital Pedagogy: Engaging Students through Open Education

Vanderbilt Libraries’ offices of Teaching and Learning and Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications are pleased to welcome Christina Hendricks, University of British Columbia professor of teaching in philosophy and Academic Director of the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology at UBC Vancouver to campus for an event exploring students as creators of open digital content…. Keep Reading

Puppy Love in the Libraries

This Valentine’s Day (Thursday, 14th), join us to de-stress from 12:00-2:00 pm in Central, Eskind, Music, Peabody, or the Science and Engineering Library. Each location will host a furry four-legged buddy begging for pets, along with cookies, kisses, hot chocolate, hugs, and of course, tail wags! Hope to see you there!

GitHub Boot Camp and other Upcoming Events

Next week, the Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications Office is hosting a GitHub boot camp. This boot camp will consist of three one-hour sessions that range from beginner- to advanced-level topics.  The first session will teach you how to get started creating and using an online Github repository.  The second session will include implementing version… Keep Reading

Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications Workshop Series

I am pleased to remind you of the third installment of our Spring workshop series: sharing and preserving your born-digital work, to be held Friday in Central 418a 11:10-12:00.   Continuing on our theme of creating, sharing, and preserving multimodal works, Elisabeth Shook will discuss mechanisms for effectively sharing and preserving born-digital scholarship in open and… Keep Reading

Digital Pedagogy: Engaging Students through Open Education

Vanderbilt Libraries’ offices of Teaching and Learning and Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications are pleased to welcome Christina Hendricks, University of British Columbia professor of teaching in philosophy and Academic Director of the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology at UBC Vancouver to campus for an event exploring students as creators of open digital content…. Keep Reading

Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications: Upcoming Events

The second installment of our Spring workshop series: Tools for Creating Multimodal Works, will be held Friday in Central 418a 11:10-12:00. Continuing on our theme of creating, sharing, and preserving multimodal works, Stacy Johnson will offer a brief overview of sources of reusable content, followed by an introduction to the Adobe Creative Cloud tools. Stacy… Keep Reading

GIS Day(s)

The Libraries is pleased to announce GIS Day(s) coming this November 14-16. In coordination with International GIS Day, Vanderbilt University is hosting three days of keynote speakers, hands-on training opportunities, and even a drone mapping project. Join VU to celebrate all things Geographic Information Systems (GIS) November 14-16, in various locations across campus. The Vanderbilt… Keep Reading

Introduction to GitHub

I am pleased to remind you of the next installment of our Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications Workshop Series: Introduction to GitHub, to be held Friday October 12, from 11:10-12:00 in Central 418a.   Want to build a digital project? Share data? GitHub might be the tool for you! This session will give you a basic introduction… Keep Reading

Introduction to Open Science Framework

I am pleased to remind you of the next installment of our Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications Workshop Series: Introduction to the Open Science Framework, to be held today (Friday, October 4) from 11:10-12:00 in Central 418a.   The Open Science Framework (OSF) is a web-based tool that allows teams to coordinate all stages of… Keep Reading

Developing a Critical Eye Toward Free Digital Research Tools

I am pleased to remind you of the third instalment of our ongoing fall workshop series: Developing a Critical Eye Toward Free Digital Research Tools, to be held tomorrow in Central 800BB 11:10-12:00. Please take note of this location change. We will return to our regular location next week.   The number and variety of digital, open resources… Keep Reading