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renku by the IUPUI University Library Center for Digital Scholarship

Here the Center writes
renku, person by person
don't over think it

Partner by Partner
Collections are created
Open to the world

Scholarship online
build collections...connections
iupui

Access to culture
Sharing of experience
Creates connection

Metadata good
Easy access to items
digitize your stuff!

Connecting people
to new discovery
knowledge creation

Cultural archives
Potentially discarded
New, not obsolete

Publish digital

Updated Feb 24, 2017 by Associate Dean of Digital Scholarship

3D Scanning and Printing at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

View the Inside Indiana Business story covering IUPUI University Library Center for Digital Scholarship's 3D scanning collaboration with the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site and IU School of Informatics.

Updated Feb 22, 2017 by Webmaster

Indiana Memory DPLA Fest 2016

We hope you'll consider attending the first Indiana Memory Digital Public Library of America Fest, September 23, 2016. The Fest is for institutions at all levels of digital collection creation from "just beginning to think about it and need more information" to "long time creators looking at enhancements and with knowledge to share."

Updated Aug 12, 2016 by Associate Dean of Digital Scholarship

Chronicling Hoosier, Using Big Data to Answer Old Questions

IUPUI University Library Center for Digital Scholarship librarians have used the Library of Congressses Chronicling America API to take another look at the usage of the word hoosier through time and across geographies.  Chronicling Hoosier began as a technology driven pursuit of the long sought origin story of hoosier.

Updated Aug 23, 2016 by Associate Dean of Digital Scholarship

Visualizing Presidential Candidacy Announcement Speeches

I wanted to play with a new web-based text visualization tool called, textexture. Easy to use. Enjoy. Will let you draw your own conclusions.

Bernie Sanders



Updated May 13, 2016 by Webmaster

IUPUI Staff Council Adopts OA Statement of Support

At their November 18, 2015 meeting, IUPUI Staff Council, an elected campus entity that, “represents the staff in the communication processes and decision making of the university. . .and promotes staff development and recommends policies which aid in retaining highly qualified personnel. . .” among many other activities, adopted an Open Access Statement of Support.

From the statement,

Updated Jan 27, 2016 by Webmaster

Public Scholarship, Digital Scholarship, and Open Access

There is presently a Faculty Leaning Community developing a working definition of Public Scholarship for IUPUI.  Despite someone else telling me I regularly participated in public scholarship, I had a hard time suggesting a complete definition.  My first inclination was, “it’s scholarship about civic engagement,” and while that can be public scholarship it’s not the most powerful version. 

The Faculty Learning Community’s current working definition:

IUPUI defines public scholarship as an intellectually and methodologically rigorous and trustworthy endeavor that is responsive to public audiences. It is scholarly work that advances one or more academic disciplines by emphasizing co-production of knowledge with community stakeholders. Contrasted with one-way applications of faculty expertise to community problems, public scholarship frames and addresses issues in ways that result in meaningful public application, or transformation, and promotes community-engaged methods of discovery and dissemination of gained knowledge.

Public Scholarship includes:

Updated Nov 05, 2015 by Associate Dean of Digital Scholarship

Humanities Intensive Learning And Teaching Faculty (HILT) 2015 Scholarship

The IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute will offer four full scholarships to the 2015 Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching (HILT) Institute which will take place on IUPUI’s campus from Monday, July 27th through Friday, July 31st.  

To apply for the scholarship, please send a 1-2 page letter of application to iahi@iupui.edu by May 22. In the letter, clearly outline how attendance at the HILT Institute will assist you in your current or future research or professional development in the arts or humanities. Please attach a 2-page CV to the email. 

All full-time tenured and tenure-eligible faculty from all schools and units at IUPUI are eligible to apply. Under certain circumstances, non-tenure-track faculty members whose evaluation criteria include research or creative activity may also be eligible with an explanation in a letter of support from their chair or dean.

Updated May 21, 2015 by Associate Dean of Digital Scholarship