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Digital Scholarship @ UB: Workshops & Events

This guide provides a general introduction to the wide-ranging methods of digital scholarship, including information on tools and resources for digital projects and information about library services that support digital research and pedagogy.
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019 9:23 AM

Digital Scholarship Workshops

2019-2020 Library Workshops

  • ArcGIS StoryMaps (September 12, 2019)
  • Data Visualization with R + ggplot2 (October 24, 2019)
  • Intro to Network Analysis (November 12, 2019)
    • Rescheduled: Intro to Network Analysis (November 26, 2019)
  • Spring 2020 Workshops TBA


Would you like to request a workshop on a particular topic, tool, or digital scholarship method? Let us know!

Future workshops may also include: GitHub and Project Management; Storytelling with Timelines; Developing a Digital Project; and topics in Data Wrangling, Data Visualization, Digital Mapping, Network Analysis, or Web Publishing.

Digital Humanities & Digital Scholarship Events

2019-2020 Digital Humanities Research Workshops

Co-sponsored by the UB Humanities Institute and the Digital Scholarship Studio and Network, this event series brings together faculty, students, and technologists to share current digital research and discuss critical issues related to digital humanities and digital pedagogy.

  • September 19, 2019:  DHRW Inaugural Meeting - All are welcome!
  • October 21, 2019: DHRW October Meeting - Discussion of 3D pedagogy, Martin Danahay (Brock University) presenting
  • November 6, 2019: DHRW November Meeting - Open discussion of DH project challenges and failures
  • Spring 2020 events TBA

2018-2019 "Digital Dialogues" Brown-Bag Series

This brown-bag lunch series highlights ongoing digital scholarship at UB by faculty, staff, and students.

Past Workshop Recordings

Intro to Network Analysis, November 12, 2019

ArcGIS StoryMaps, September 12, 2019

HathiTrust Text Analysis, May 2, 2019

Web Publishing Platforms, April 22, 2019

Infographics with Tableau Public, March 28, 2019

Oral History Tools & Methods, March 7, 2019

Love Data Week, February 11-15, 2019

ESRI Story Maps and ArcGIS Online, November 8, 2018

OpenRefine for Humanities Data, October 4, 2018

Past Workshop Materials

ArcGIS StoryMaps, 9/12/19

Data Viz with R + ggplot2, 10/24/19

Intro to Network Analysis, 11/12/19

OpenRefine, 10/4/18

Story Maps and ArcGIS Online, 11/8/18

Data Organization in Spreadsheets, 2/11/19

Play with Data, 2/13/19

Wikidata Introduction, 2/15/19

Intro to Data Visualization, 2/28/19

Oral History Tools & Methods, 3/7/19

Infographics with Tableau Public, 3/28/19

How to Choose a Web Publishing Platform: WordPress, Scalar, and Omeka, 4/22/19

Text Analysis Tools from the HathiTrust Research Center, 5/2/19