[Dhcenterstartup] Creating the physical space of a DH center

Dot Porter dot.porter at gmail.com
Mon Nov 4 21:01:40 CET 2013


*"traditional" lab environment.


On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 3:01 PM, Dot Porter <dot.porter at gmail.com> wrote:

> At the University of Pennsylvania we have recently launched a new lab in
> the Kislak Special Collections Center on the model of Studio at Butler. It
> is essentially a space, although unlike Studio at Butler we do have a bit of
> tech - two desktop machines (purchased when it was expected that the lab
> would be of a more "tradition" lab environment) and a really fabulous
> ceiling camera that both displays through a large monitor on the wall, and
> exports through a USB connection. For a lab embedded in a special
> collections library this has turned out to be very popular. Instructors and
> paleography working groups can use the lab to show everyone in a group the
> same manuscript at the same time (and in high-resolution), and we can share
> manuscripts (and any other materials from the collections too of course)
> via Skype. But aside from this bit of tech, events in the lab tend towards
> hack-like and workshops.
>
> Dot
>
> P.S. I'd love to hear from other DH centers (not digitization labs)
> embedded in special collections libraries.
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 2:51 PM, Lynne Siemens <siemensl at uvic.ca> wrote:
>
>>  Hi all, while many DH center's have a virtual element, ultimately a
>> physical space becomes important for supporting the project work and formal
>> and informal discussions.
>>
>>  For ideas on what these spaces look like, go to:
>>
>>
>>    - DH Initiatives, Hamilton College,
>>    http://www.dhinitiative.org/about/dhispace
>>    - Studio at Butler, Columbia University Libraries
>>    https://studio.cul.columbia.edu
>>    - D-Lab, Berkeley, http://dlab.berkeley.edu,
>>    http://dlab.berkeley.edu/space,
>>
>> Are there other models to suggest?
>>
>>  Cheers
>>
>>  Lynne
>>  --
>>
>> Dr. Lynne Siemens
>>
>> Assistant Professor
>>
>> Graduate Advisor, Master of Arts in Community Development
>>
>> School of Public Administration
>>
>> University of Victoria
>>
>> Telephone: (250) 721-8069
>>
>> Email: siemensl at uvic.ca
>>
>> webpage: lynnesiemens.wordpress.com
>>
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