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The DLF Digital Scholarship Working Group formed at the 2017 Forum in Pittsburgh to bring together librarians, coordinators, specialists, and project managers working in digital scholarship broadly or digital humanities specifically and sharing the charge of supporting digital research projects, coordinating community efforts, and bridging campus silos with few resources, minimal infrastructure, and informal partnerships. The group includes those working in established, fully staffed digital scholarship units or centers whose experiences enrich discussions and inform initiatives.
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The DLF Digital Scholarship Working Group (DLFds) is a community of practice focused on implementing research data and digital scholarship services. The group focuses on shared skill development, peer mentorship, networking, and collaboration. DLFds aims to create a self-reliant, mutually supportive community: a network of institutions and individuals engaged in continuous learning about research data management, digital scholarship, and research support.
  
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== History of the group ==
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The DLF Digital Scholarship Working Group formed at the 2017 Forum in Pittsburgh to provide a community within DLF for those working in digital scholarship broadly or digital humanities specifically and sharing the charge of supporting digital research projects, coordinating community efforts, developing programs, teaching and training, and building partnerships on our campuses. In 2020, the group transitioned to its current mutual aid model for learning and skills development in research data and digital scholarship.
  
 
== Get Involved ==
 
== Get Involved ==
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[https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en#!forum/dlf-dswg The Google Group] serves as a forum for continued and expanded conversations, planning, and tip-sharing. Each month, a guest moderator drives conversations on a specific topic of their choosing. The group is open to anyone interested in digital scholarship and digital humanities work in libraries. Join [https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en#!forum/dlf-dswg/join here].
 
[https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en#!forum/dlf-dswg The Google Group] serves as a forum for continued and expanded conversations, planning, and tip-sharing. Each month, a guest moderator drives conversations on a specific topic of their choosing. The group is open to anyone interested in digital scholarship and digital humanities work in libraries. Join [https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en#!forum/dlf-dswg/join here].
  
=== #DLFds Twitter Chats===
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=== Lead a session ===
Twitter chats provide a forum for discussing specific topics of interest proposed by members of our group. Members may propose a topic by posting to the Google Group or review previous chats [[DSWG Twitter Chats|here]].
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DLFds aims to support teaching and learning from each other. Please reach out if you would like to lead an activity on a topic of interest.  
  
=== Zotero ===
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=== Digital Scholarship Reading List ===
 
The [https://www.zotero.org/groups/2248590/dlf_digital_scholarship_working_group? Digital Scholarship reading list] on Zotero is curated by members of the DSWG. If you're interested in becoming a contributor, please contact [http://mailto:jhogan@auctr.edu Josh Hogan].
 
The [https://www.zotero.org/groups/2248590/dlf_digital_scholarship_working_group? Digital Scholarship reading list] on Zotero is curated by members of the DSWG. If you're interested in becoming a contributor, please contact [http://mailto:jhogan@auctr.edu Josh Hogan].
  
=== Creative Engagements ===
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== Previous Projects ==
We're always on the lookout for creative, rapid-prototype, distributed-effort ways of engaging with each other. If you have any creative idea you want us to pursue that will help us understand an issue or improve our work, please post it for discussion on the Google Group.
 
  
== Projects ==
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=== #DLFds Twitter Chats===
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Twitter chats provide a forum for discussing specific topics of interest proposed by members of our group. Members may propose a topic by posting on the [https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en#!forum/dlf-dswg Google Group] or review previous chats [[DSWG Twitter Chats|here]].
  
 
=== DLFxDHSI 2018 ===
 
=== DLFxDHSI 2018 ===
 
[https://www.diglib.org/dlf-events/dlfxdhsi-2018/ DLFxDHSI] was a one-day unconference—a grassroots, conversation-based event without predetermined presentations—on the theme of digital libraries, digital humanities, and social justice, hosted by the Digital Library Federation in partnership with the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) in Victoria, BC, June 8-9, 2018. The event began on Friday with DLF Executive Director Bethany Nowviskie's DHSI Institute Lecture "[http://nowviskie.org/2018/reconstitute-the-world/ Reconstitute the World: Machine Reading Archives of Mass Extinction]" and a joint DLF/DHSI poster/digital demo session and reception. The highly collaborative and interactive DLFxDHSI Unconference ran throughout the day on Saturday. Find the shared notes for unconference sessions [https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/12UnAxa_WlOvu_1FjuPDR8huMIXt9Uh82 here].
 
[https://www.diglib.org/dlf-events/dlfxdhsi-2018/ DLFxDHSI] was a one-day unconference—a grassroots, conversation-based event without predetermined presentations—on the theme of digital libraries, digital humanities, and social justice, hosted by the Digital Library Federation in partnership with the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) in Victoria, BC, June 8-9, 2018. The event began on Friday with DLF Executive Director Bethany Nowviskie's DHSI Institute Lecture "[http://nowviskie.org/2018/reconstitute-the-world/ Reconstitute the World: Machine Reading Archives of Mass Extinction]" and a joint DLF/DHSI poster/digital demo session and reception. The highly collaborative and interactive DLFxDHSI Unconference ran throughout the day on Saturday. Find the shared notes for unconference sessions [https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/12UnAxa_WlOvu_1FjuPDR8huMIXt9Uh82 here].
  
=== Digital Scholarship Organizational Structure ===
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=== Digital Scholarship in Libraries ===
 
At the 2018 DLF Forum breakfast session, DSWG began answering the question "[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KmLC9muoLfhLJDr9pA019pVV76dWXpszGpdulHLVEb0/edit#gid=0 What does your Digital Scholarship environment look like?]," collecting data from members about job titles, unit names, team members, contingent positions, reporting lines, main issues, etc. Additions and reuses of the open access, crowdsourced dataset are welcomed.
 
At the 2018 DLF Forum breakfast session, DSWG began answering the question "[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KmLC9muoLfhLJDr9pA019pVV76dWXpszGpdulHLVEb0/edit#gid=0 What does your Digital Scholarship environment look like?]," collecting data from members about job titles, unit names, team members, contingent positions, reporting lines, main issues, etc. Additions and reuses of the open access, crowdsourced dataset are welcomed.

Latest revision as of 12:46, 25 June 2020

The DLF Digital Scholarship Working Group (DLFds) is a community of practice focused on implementing research data and digital scholarship services. The group focuses on shared skill development, peer mentorship, networking, and collaboration. DLFds aims to create a self-reliant, mutually supportive community: a network of institutions and individuals engaged in continuous learning about research data management, digital scholarship, and research support.

History of the group[edit]

The DLF Digital Scholarship Working Group formed at the 2017 Forum in Pittsburgh to provide a community within DLF for those working in digital scholarship broadly or digital humanities specifically and sharing the charge of supporting digital research projects, coordinating community efforts, developing programs, teaching and training, and building partnerships on our campuses. In 2020, the group transitioned to its current mutual aid model for learning and skills development in research data and digital scholarship.

Get Involved[edit]

Google Group[edit]

The Google Group serves as a forum for continued and expanded conversations, planning, and tip-sharing. Each month, a guest moderator drives conversations on a specific topic of their choosing. The group is open to anyone interested in digital scholarship and digital humanities work in libraries. Join here.

Lead a session[edit]

DLFds aims to support teaching and learning from each other. Please reach out if you would like to lead an activity on a topic of interest.

Digital Scholarship Reading List[edit]

The Digital Scholarship reading list on Zotero is curated by members of the DSWG. If you're interested in becoming a contributor, please contact Josh Hogan.

Previous Projects[edit]

#DLFds Twitter Chats[edit]

Twitter chats provide a forum for discussing specific topics of interest proposed by members of our group. Members may propose a topic by posting on the Google Group or review previous chats here.

DLFxDHSI 2018[edit]

DLFxDHSI was a one-day unconference—a grassroots, conversation-based event without predetermined presentations—on the theme of digital libraries, digital humanities, and social justice, hosted by the Digital Library Federation in partnership with the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) in Victoria, BC, June 8-9, 2018. The event began on Friday with DLF Executive Director Bethany Nowviskie's DHSI Institute Lecture "Reconstitute the World: Machine Reading Archives of Mass Extinction" and a joint DLF/DHSI poster/digital demo session and reception. The highly collaborative and interactive DLFxDHSI Unconference ran throughout the day on Saturday. Find the shared notes for unconference sessions here.

Digital Scholarship in Libraries[edit]

At the 2018 DLF Forum breakfast session, DSWG began answering the question "What does your Digital Scholarship environment look like?," collecting data from members about job titles, unit names, team members, contingent positions, reporting lines, main issues, etc. Additions and reuses of the open access, crowdsourced dataset are welcomed.