Love Data Week is an international celebration of data that takes place during the week of Valentine’s Day. This year, we’re joining in on the fun by hosting five virtual sessions that celebrate data in its many forms. Learn more about five virtual events on data visualization, computational text analysis, geospatial data, data management, and an exciting guest lecture by the journalists behind a fantastic citizen science/data viz project on climate change in Canadian cities.

John Fink developed a Reddit data scraper tool to support research on the Lying Flat movement in China

In 2022, Digital Scholarship Librarian John Fink assisted Dr. Yanqiu Rachel Zhou (Professor of Health, Aging, and Society at McMaster University) with a macro analysis of Reddit comments about the “Lying Flat Movement” in China. At the time, we highlighted John’s …

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Professor Andrea Zeffiro’s innovative interdisciplinary work on data breaches and cyber-security was recently highlighted in a McMaster News article. Read the article by Sara Laux (reproduced below) and learn about how Dr. Zeffiro uses the humanities to see the digital …

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We’re thrilled to launch DS Bytes, a six-part event series that will introduce attendees to prescient topics and methods in Digital Scholarship. A diverse group of DS practitioners, scholars, artists, and journalists will explore data, artificial intelligence, critical literacy, social …

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DS Coordinator Veronica Litt developed a guide to digital edition and exhibit platforms available at Mac

Are you interested in public scholarship and digital tools? Do you want to build a digital exhibit to share your work, but aren’t sure where to start? In this post, we overview six platforms available at McMaster. Read through this brief guide and determine which is best suited to your project.

Veronica Litt is the Sherman Centre’s Digital Scholarship Coordinator. Since joining SCDS in fall of 2021, she has coordinated 50+ events, hosted workshops on podcasting, and spearheaded communications initiatives including this interview series and the Sherman Centre’s monthly newsletter, “The SCDS Snapshot.” Learn more about our chipper DS Coordinator in this quick Q&A.