Building a Bibliographic Database Using Viewshare

I am currently a research assistant for a project titled “Scholarship of Teaching for Transitions: A Review of Teaching for Transitions-Related Teaching and Learning Research and Activity.”* This six month project is based in Ireland, and is funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. It “aims to provide […]

Black History Month, 2012: Online Resources

Since 1976 Black History Month has been celebrated in February, an expansion of a week long celebration that began in 1926. This years theme “Black Women in American Culture and History” aims to highlight the important roles played by women in African American culture and history. The month-long celebration is observed through lectures, exhibitions and other events […]

Poetry of September 11: A New Digital Archive from the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress have recently compiled a digital archive called Poetry of September 11. The expansive guide consists of poetry from well known, established poets as well as members of the public who responded to the grief and trauma of the Twin Tower attacks through poetry. Poetry of September 11is divided into a number of sections: Print Publications Online […]

A Review of “A New Page – Digital Humanities: Editing, Reading, and Understanding” By Dr. Orla Murphy, School of English, UCC, October 21 2009.

Orla Murphy gave a stimulating paper in the School of English Research Seminar, University College Cork, which asked the fundamental question: In the coming years, is digital illiteracy going to place people on the margins of research? According to Murphy, the library, which has long been the nucleus of the modern humanities, is undergoing a complete […]