Schedule for Visit by Alex Gil, Columbia University Digital Scholarship Coordinator and Affiliate Faculty in English; 12...


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Schedule for Visit by Alex Gil, Columbia University Digital Scholarship Coordinator and Affiliate Faculty in English; 12 August, 2014
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Roberts, Judith
George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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Gainesville, FL
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Digital Humanities
Digital Humanities Library Group


"Developing Librarian" refers to re-skilling programs to meet increased user demand for digital humanities services. This intensive pilot training program will benefit those interested in improving their skills by working collaboratively on a digital humanities project that will strengthen the usefulness of the Grimm Brothers on line sub-collection in the Baldwin Library. Training experts will be drawn from the Smathers Libraries and from other academic institutions. Funding will support visiting experts to present training sessions for the Libraries and other campus participants, and for an OPS student to assist participants and support the scholars lab. (Thanks to Alex Gil and the Developing Librarian Project at Columbia University for the "Developing Librarian" used in this project proposal.)
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Grant in collaboration with the DHLG ( Digital Humanities Library Group ).

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George A. Smathers Libraries University of Florida P. O. Box 11700 0 Gainesville, FL 32611 7000 Visit by Alex Gil, Columbia University Digital Scholarship Coordinator and Affiliate Faculty in English 12 August 2014 Alex Gil, PhD, Columbia Universitys Digital Scholarship Coordinator and Affiliate Faculty in English, is visiting UF on Tuesday August 12 as an invited speaker for the Digital Humanities Library Groups Developing Librarian Pilot Training Project. Alex is an internationally recognized expert in the Digital Humanities and in Developing Librarian or digital humanities re skilling programs for librarians to meet increased demands. UFs Developing Librarian Project is modeled after Columbias and was developed in consultation with Alex. Alex is the kick off speaker for the yearlong DHLG training program and activities. The full training schedule (with many trainings pending confirmation) is here: Monday 11 August 2014 Arrival at Gainesville Airport Laurie Taylor (cell: 352.871.5113) to transport to hotel /refreshments Dinner /Dessert : The Bistro Attendees: Suzan Alteri, Missy Clapp, and Laurie Taylor Tuesday, 12 August 2014 8 9 a Meeting on Technological Collaboration/Training (Digital Development, Digital Production Services, and Research Computing) Attendees: Suchitra Yellapantula, Matt Gitzendanner, Chelsea Dinsmore, an d Laurie Taylor 9 10:30a Presentation on the Developing Librarian Program at Columbia and Q&A LOCATION: Smathers 100 10 :30 a 1 2p Meeting with the Center for the Humanities & the Public Sphere LOC ATION: Walker Hall, 200 Attendees: Sean Adams, Shelley Arlen, Richard Freeman, Dan Reboussin and Laurie Taylor 121 :30 p Lunch discussion of Exhibits LOCATION: The Swamp Attendees: Lourdes SantamaraWheeler, Rebecca Jefferson, Suzan Alteri, and Laurie Taylor The Foundation for The Gator Nation An Equal Opportunity Institution


1 :30 3:30p Presentation/Training on GitHub and Neatline LOCATION: Library West 212 This is a presentation/training on GitHub and Neatline as two digital humanities tools, by Alex Gil. Alex is an internationally respected Digital Humanities expert. Attendees are recommended to bring laptops where they can install software, if available, and to attend for the presentation without laptops. 3:304:30pm Open discussion for next steps at UF for the Digital Humanities & Libraries LOCATION: Smathers 100 4 :30 pm Latin American & Caribbean Collections meeting and tour LOCATION: LACC, Smathers Library Attendees: Paul Losch, Margarita Vargas Betancourt, Lara Lookabough, and Laurie Taylor 5:30p Dinner LOCATION: The Top Attendees: Jana Ronan, Haven Hawley, Leah Rosenberg, and Laurie Taylor Wednesday, 13 August 2014 Travel to Airport Transport by L aurie