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DPLAfest 2015 took place on April 17-18, 2015 in Indianapolis, bringing together over 300 to discuss everything from technology and development, to (e)books, law, genealogy, and education. The annual DPLAfest celebration will appeal to teachers and students, librarians, archivists, museum professionals, developers and technologists, publishers and authors, genealogists, and members of the public alike who are interested in an engaging mix of interactive workshops, hands-on activities, hackathons, discussions with community leaders and practitioners, and more. To join the conversation on Twitter, check out #dplafest

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Saturday, April 18 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Digital Humanities Showcase

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Learn about the latest and greatest in the Digital Humanities showcase. Presentations include:

Jason M. Kelly, “The Open Scholarship Project"

The Open Scholarship Project (OSP) seeks to transform the process of humanistic knowledge production and distribution by building an open access editing and publishing system unlike any other currently available. OSP has integrated four features that make it unique in the digital publishing landscape. First, OSP is predicated on the principle of Diamond Open Access. Secondly, it allows authors to version their work as it develops from conference paper to article to book. Thirdly, OSP fuses open peer review and threaded conversation into each draft, crediting all contributors in all future versions. Fourthly, OSP uses the Mozilla Open Badges Framework, which allows groups -- professional organizations, publishers, or even small groups of specialists -- to give their imprimatur to an author’s work.

The HathiTrust Research Center: An Overview of Advanced Computational Services

The HathiTrust Research Center enables computational access for nonprofit and educational users to published works in the HathiTrust Digital Library. In this session staff from the HTRC will provide an overview of the HTRC current services and will showcase our Secure HathiTrust Analytics Research Commons (SHARC) software release. Presenters include Robert H. McDonald (Associate Dean for Library Technologies/Deputy Director Data to Insight Center,  Indiana University), Nicholae Cline (ScholarsCommons Librarian for the HathiTrust Research Center, Indiana University), Dirk Herr-Hoyman (HTRC Operations Manager, Indiana University)

HT+BW: An NEH Funded Initiative for text analysis of HathiTrust Digital Library (HTDL) with Bookworm

This session will discuss HT+BW, a project to integrate the HTDL corpus, processed at the Hathitrust Research Center (HTRC), with the Bookworm platform for text analysis, developed at the Cultural Observatory. Bookworm greatly extends the type of analysis that was popularized by the Google Ngrams Viewer, making it possible to “slice and dice” the data in an arbitrary corpus, in real time, using a greatly enhanced set of content-based and metadata-based features. The HT+BW will greatly increase the value of the HTRC because it will assist humanities scholars and students in their effort to delve deeper into the HathiTrust corpus and to explore more complex, multi-faceted research questions.Presented by Loretta Auvil (University of Illinois).

Notes available at https://drive.google.com/open?id=1KH0j9Vj0O7Ck4TeGrMh-g6DlI-HqSQjFGM-KC7kxYBo&authuser=1 

Slides available at https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BzpQeSFqkiZKfi1BOTVqQl93Rkp2MUFaQlV0UmpGNjFMN0dmeXN0WXdCbDFXZGt6VTdVWGM&usp=sharing 


Speakers
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Loretta Auvil

Senior Project Coordinator, Illinois Informatics Institute at University of Illinois
Loretta Auvil works at the Illinois Informatics Institute (I3) at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She received a MS in Computer Science from Virginia Tech and a BS in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Alderson-Broaddus College. She has worked with a diverse set of application drivers to integrate machine learning and information visualization techniques to solve the needs of research partners.
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Nicholae Cline

ScholarsCommons Librarian, HathiTrust Research Center, Indiana University
Nicholae Cline is the ScholarsCommons Librarian for the HathiTrust Research Center, Indiana University.
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Dirk Herr-Hoyman

HTRC Operations Manager, Indiana University
Dirk is the HTRC Operations Manager at Indiana University.
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Jason Kelly

Director, IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute
Dr. Kelly received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and is the author of The Society of Dilettanti: Archaeology and Identity in the British Enlightenment (Yale University Press and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2010). | | As Director of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute, Dr. Kelly supports IUPUI’s research mission by directing a grant program, identifying and fostering... Read More →
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Robert McDonald

Associate Dean for Library Technologies, Indiana University
As the Associate Dean for Library Technologies, Robert H. McDonald oversees the technological infrastructure and innovations that facilitate, support, and enhance IU Libraries collections and services. McDonald is the co-principal investigator on several technology-related Libraries initiatives including the HathiTrust Research Center, a digital library initiative providing large-scale data access, and the SEAD DataNet Program, focused on... Read More →


Saturday April 18, 2015 11:15am - 12:00pm
IUPUI University Library: UL Room 0130 (Lilly Auditorium) 755 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46202

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