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