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All workshops for the Fall 2020 semester will be taught synchronously and online using Zoom. In order to attend our workshops, you will need a NetID assigned to you from UIUC and you will need to login to your Zoom account to "activate" it. 

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You may also request workshops for courses, graduate student study groups, and departmental events, etc. Workshop request are limited to sessions that will include at least five people. If you have questions, please contact savvyresearcher@library.illinois.edu

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PLEASE NOTE: Registration must be completed the day before the workshop by 9:00 A.M. e.g., for a Thursday workshop, you must register by Wednesday at 9:00 A.M.. For Monday workshops, you will need to register by Friday at 9:00 A.M.

 

Creating Quick and Easy Interactive Maps with StoryMap JS

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Topic
digital humanities
Sponsor
University Library - Scholarly Commons
Location
314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.
Date
Feb 24, 2020   1:00 - 2:30 pm  
Speaker
Spencer Keralis, Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities Librarian
Cost
free
Registration
Registration
Contact
Scholarly Commons
E-Mail
sc@library.illinois.edu
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Interactive maps can offer a compelling platform for digital storytelling. In this workshop, participants will work on a model project that integrates historical contexts with basic GIS. Minimal technical know-how is required - just internet access and an idea. We’ll brainstorm about how this project can be adapted for pedagogy, training, and outreach in various contexts. The end result is a fun project that offers scholars and students a chance to explore hands-on digital scholarship. Participants will learn:

  • How to build an interactive map using StoryMap JS
  • Principles of minimal computing for digital projects
  • Strategies for using interactive maps for outreach and pedagogy

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ALL WORKSHOPS ARE SPONSORED BY THE GRADUATE COLLEGE AND RESEARCH AND INFORMATION SERVICES AND THE SCHOLARLY COMMONS, UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.

 

 

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