Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Creating and Exploiting Digital Collections Seminar

On the 29th July 2014, the Library will host a Digital Collections Seminar. This event will showcase Digital Scholarship from NUI Galway (The Library, Moore Institute, School of Humanities, Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge, Whitaker Institute and Insight), UCD, and the University of Ulster.

The aim of this event is to showcase innovation while also facilitating discussion and collaboration.

Schedule

Time
Title
Speaker
0930
Opening address and launch of the James Hardiman Library’s Digital Scholarship Enablement Strategy Consultation

Prof. Pól Ó Dochartaigh, Registrar and Deputy President, NUI Galway
0945
Digital scholarship in the Moore Institute
Prof. Daniel Carey, Director, Moore Institute for the Humanities and Social Studies

1010

Supporting digital projects in the Humanities and Social Sciences
David Kelly, Research Technologist, Moore and Whitaker Institutes
1035

The Archive is the Repertoire: Working with the Abbey Theatre Digital Archive at NUI Galway
Dr. Charlotte McIvor, School of Humanities and Moore Institute
1100

Coffee
1130

The evolution of UCD Digital Library
Dr. John Howard, University Librarian and Adjunct Professor, UCD School of Computer Science and Informatics, University College Dublin
1200
Digital projects and collaborations locally and nationally
Dónall Ó Braonáin, Príomhfheidhmeannach agus An Dr. Seathrún Ó Tuairisg, Riarthóir Aonaid na Teicneolaíochta Faisnéise, Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge
1230
Developing a library infrastructure to enable digital scholarship
Cillian Joy, Digital Library Developer, James Hardiman Library
1300
Lunch
1400

Creative arts programmes and research at the University of Ulster
Prof. Paul Moore, Head, School of Creative Arts and Technologies, University of Ulster
1430

The Insight Centre for Data Analytics: linked data, semantic web and other research
Prof. Stefan Decker, Director, Insight@NUI Galway
1500

Duanaire: a treasury of digital data for Irish economic history
Dr. Aidan Kane, Lecturer, J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, and the Whittaker Institute
1530

Tea
1550

Where Insight @ NUI Galway meets digital humanities
Dr. Bahareh Heravi, Group Leader, Digital Humanities and Journalism, Insight@NUI Galway
1615
Wrap-up: common themes and future possibilities
John Cox, University Librarian
1630
Ends



Space is limited. We ask that you attend if you are involved in Digital Scholarship for teaching, learning, or research.

Lunch is provided as part of the event.

Booking is essential and closes on Thursday 24 July 2014.


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