Freedom Summer App

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The Freedom Summer App (FSApp) is a location-based tour that uses a mobile device and GPS technology to transport you to 1964 to train as a Freedom Summer volunteer … by understanding the struggles of the past, we can reflect on what is at stake in the future. The FSApp project is led by Dr. Ann… Read more »

UPDATE 2: Digital Scholarship Applications Dashboard

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Last week, we finished our first full semester in working and testing several virtual machine options and tools for this project.  The IMS203 class Scholarship in the Digital Age: Introduction to the Digital Humanities has helped us in exploring/testing/identifying the possibilities -as well as some limitations- with this cloud-based hosting option.  At first, each student… Read more »

UPDATE: Digital Scholarship Applications Dashboard

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This IMLS Sparks’ funded project is well underway and soon we’ll start creating the first video tutorials. The current prototype runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and it’s managed using OpenNebula, an open source cloud-computing platform for managing distributed data center environments. Right now, deploying a virtual machine (VM) is as simple as logging in… Read more »

A Digital Scholarship Applications dashboard for Miami faculty

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The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded the Miami University Libraries Center for Digital Scholarship a $23,483 Sparks grant. The on-demand Digital Scholarship Applications dashboard is a collaborative initiative between Miami’s Information Technology Services and the Library’s Center for Digital Scholarship.  The one-year project will prototype and implement an efficient and user-friendly… Read more »