Doing Digital Scholarship:  Principles & Practices, Tools & Resources Saga of a Textbook Project eHumanities Research Meet...
Overview <ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fea...
Background <ul><ul><li>Initially : dictionary for digital media studies  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subsequently : textboo...
Book: Objectives & Audiences <ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To acquaint readers with tools, skills,...
Features: Structure, Website <ul><ul><li>Uniform chapter structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Generic chapter outline ...
Features: Style <ul><ul><ul><li>Active tense, first person </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academic, but not excessive...
Illustrations of University-level Textbooks <ul><ul><ul><li>Aspects of the genre </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Book ...
Intermezzo 1 :  Questions / Comments 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
Table of Contents: short version  (tentative) <ul><li>Queries </li></ul><ul><li>Importance </li></ul><ul><li>Weight  </li>...
Table of Contents: long version 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
Intermezzo 2 :  Questions / Comments 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
Models of Scholarship Basic schemas of empirical research <ul><ul><ul><li>Source:  Google Images </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><...
Models of Scholarship: Recent Model: 1
Models of Scholarship Recent Model: 2 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
Models of Scholarship: Recent Model: 3 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
Models of Scholarship eResearch Model
Intermezzo 3 :  Questions / Comments 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
Websites Accompanying Textbooks <ul><ul><ul><li>SAGE:  Mass Communication Theory </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Palgr...
Tools: Identifying Tools for Digital Scholarship <ul><li>Source : Bulger et al. (2011) </li></ul><ul><li>Reinventing Resea...
Tools:  Identifying Resources for Digital Scholarship <ul><li>Online Learning:  The Chronicle 's 2011 Special Report </li>...
Tools: Enhanced Publications on iPad <ul><li>Chronicle story (6 Nov. 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>From Homeric Writings to Cell...
Intermezzo 4 : Identifying Web Resources <ul><li>Chronicle  query:  </li></ul><ul><li>What Web resources have you found mo...
Tools: Mind / Concept Mapping <ul><li>Mind mapping collaboratory tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robin Good, 2009 </li></ul></...
Tools: Mind Mapping Google Plus
Tools: OU Mind Mapping software
Tools:  Software for Collaboration <ul><ul><li>Robin Good, 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mindmeister map </li></ul></ul>...
Tools:  Collaboration with Google Groups / Docs
Illustration:  Hermeneuti Text Analysis http://hermeneuti.ca/voyeur
Intermezzo 4 : General Discussion <ul><li>Personal concerns & challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Suitability of eResearch framew...
Thank You! <ul><li>Nicholas W. Jankowski </li></ul><ul><li>Visiting Fellow, KNAW  e-Humanities Group </li></ul>10 November...
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  1. 1. Doing Digital Scholarship: Principles & Practices, Tools & Resources Saga of a Textbook Project eHumanities Research Meeting 10 November 2011 Nicholas W. Jankowski Visiting Fellow, KNAW e-Humanities Group
  2. 2. Overview <ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Features </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Illustrations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Models </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Websites </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Periodic intermezzos for discussion </li></ul></ul></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  3. 3. Background <ul><ul><li>Initially : dictionary for digital media studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subsequently : textbook providing conceptual framework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Polity Press series Digital Media & Society </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now : Doing Digital Scholarship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What & why : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Changes in focus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Relation 2 nd & 3 rd foci </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Relations to other projects (e.g., e-Research volume, Internet research, NM&S) </li></ul></ul></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  4. 4. Book: Objectives & Audiences <ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To acquaint readers with tools, skills, resources for conducting scholarship in a digital and networked environment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To provide illustrations / cases of digital scholarship </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To build on / extend methodology textbooks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To complement course instruction; suitable for online & classroom venues </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Note : a textbook; not original scholarship, not ‘new knowledge’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target audiences: university / college level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Undergraduate: upper-division </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Graduate: masters-level programs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Across disciplines in SSH </li></ul></ul></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  5. 5. Features: Structure, Website <ul><ul><li>Uniform chapter structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Generic chapter outline with section divisions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boxed texts, e.g., descriptions of tools, cases of digital scholarship </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Annotated references & resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exercises / assignments / study questions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accompanying website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Excerpts from chapter materials (‘trailers’, not full text) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Supplementary materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>readings </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>links </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>exercises </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instructor’s guide; course syllabus; other syllabi </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Website: not advanced ‘enhanced publication’ </li></ul></ul></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  6. 6. Features: Style <ul><ul><ul><li>Active tense, first person </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academic, but not excessively scholarly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Informal, but without excess </li></ul></ul></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  7. 7. Illustrations of University-level Textbooks <ul><ul><ul><li>Aspects of the genre </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Book design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Figures, schemas, tables </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Book format </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Page layout </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Features </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boxed text </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examples, cases </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exercises </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Study questions </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>assignments </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Glossary </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Annotated) bibliography </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(complementary) website </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Institutions, centers, programs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Website links </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  8. 8. Intermezzo 1 : Questions / Comments 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  9. 9. Table of Contents: short version (tentative) <ul><li>Queries </li></ul><ul><li>Importance </li></ul><ul><li>Weight </li></ul><ul><li>Order </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulty / complexity </li></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  10. 10. Table of Contents: long version 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  11. 11. Intermezzo 2 : Questions / Comments 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  12. 12. Models of Scholarship Basic schemas of empirical research <ul><ul><ul><li>Source: Google Images </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Empirical cycle: A. D. de Groot </li></ul></ul></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  13. 13. Models of Scholarship: Recent Model: 1
  14. 14. Models of Scholarship Recent Model: 2 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  15. 15. Models of Scholarship: Recent Model: 3 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  16. 16. Models of Scholarship eResearch Model
  17. 17. Intermezzo 3 : Questions / Comments 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  18. 18. Websites Accompanying Textbooks <ul><ul><ul><li>SAGE: Mass Communication Theory </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Palgrave: Skills4Study </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pearson: Research methods </li></ul></ul></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  19. 19. Tools: Identifying Tools for Digital Scholarship <ul><li>Source : Bulger et al. (2011) </li></ul><ul><li>Reinventing Research? </li></ul><ul><li>Information Practices in the </li></ul><ul><li>Humanities , p. 63. Report </li></ul><ul><li>available here </li></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  20. 20. Tools: Identifying Resources for Digital Scholarship <ul><li>Online Learning:  The Chronicle 's 2011 Special Report </li></ul><ul><li>(6 Nov. 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>From Homeric Writings to Cellphone Forensics, Some Favorite Online Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Question posed: </li></ul><ul><li>What Web resources have you found most useful in teaching </li></ul><ul><li>and research? </li></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  21. 21. Tools: Enhanced Publications on iPad <ul><li>Chronicle story (6 Nov. 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>From Homeric Writings to Cellphone Forensics, Some Favorite Online Resources </li></ul>
  22. 22. Intermezzo 4 : Identifying Web Resources <ul><li>Chronicle query: </li></ul><ul><li>What Web resources have you found most useful in teaching and research? </li></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  23. 23. Tools: Mind / Concept Mapping <ul><li>Mind mapping collaboratory tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robin Good, 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>masternewmedia </li></ul></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  24. 24. Tools: Mind Mapping Google Plus
  25. 25. Tools: OU Mind Mapping software
  26. 26. Tools: Software for Collaboration <ul><ul><li>Robin Good, 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mindmeister map </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Categories </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Tools: Collaboration with Google Groups / Docs
  28. 28. Illustration: Hermeneuti Text Analysis http://hermeneuti.ca/voyeur
  29. 29. Intermezzo 4 : General Discussion <ul><li>Personal concerns & challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Suitability of eResearch framework </li></ul><ul><li>Relation of project to originally contracted book </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing text appropriate for students at different levels of competence; from different disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Completing book manuscript...with urgency </li></ul><ul><li>Invitation: reviewers of manuscript </li></ul><ul><li>(e.g., colleagues, members of target groups; non-blind, closed) </li></ul><ul><li>Questions / Comments </li></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
  30. 30. Thank You! <ul><li>Nicholas W. Jankowski </li></ul><ul><li>Visiting Fellow, KNAW e-Humanities Group </li></ul>10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group

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