Category: Resources

Resource: RStudio Cheat Sheets

From the site:

The cheat sheets below make it easy to learn about and use some of our favorite packages. From time to time, we will add new cheat sheets to the gallery. If you’d like us to drop you an email when we do, let us know by clicking the button to the right.

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Resource: TimeLineCurator

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Want to make a visual timeline, but don’t have the time to draw one manually? Or maybe you have some documents, but you’re not sure if the events they depict form a compelling timeline? TimeLineCurator quickly and automatically extracts temporal references in freeform text to generate a visual timeline…Already using TimelineJS? TimeLineCurator works with TimelineJS: instead of tediously assembling your timeline in a spreadsheet, TimeLineCurator allows you to curate your timeline visually. When you are ready, you can export your curated timeline to a TimelineJS widget that you can embed on your website or blog.

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Resource: Re-Affirmation and DLF Organizers’ Toolkit

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For the Digital Library Federation, November 10th saw the close of a joyful and self-consciously more inclusive 2016 DLF Forum, characterized by deeper critical introspection, the clarion leadership of our keynote speakers, broad sharing of best practices and the fruits of community-spirited labor, and increasing resolve to support our collective mission to advance research, learning, social justice, and the public good through the creative design and wise application of digital library technologiesIt is in the spirit of community-based platforms for creation and resistance that we offer a new DLF Organizers’ Toolkit. The Digital Library Federation enthusiastically invites you to use this toolkit (as a guide to using us better!), and we welcome your help in improving the resources gathered there.

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Resource: Sticky Notes and Small Groups, Digital Work in the Classroom

From the post:

I’m one of those humanities professors who is increasingly introducing technology-intensive assignments and activities into what would otherwise be more conventional, analog courses on writing and literature. And if you teach a large or largish class that involves in-class, hands-on work with digital tools, you would do well to come up with teaching strategies appropriate for that particular situation.

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Resource: Teach Access Tutorial

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This resource is part of the Teach Access Initiative, and provides best practices for making accessible mobile and web apps. This tutorial currently provides basic training for developers and designers, with more disciplines to come! If you are new to accessibility, you’ve come to the right place – the following material will help you get a solid footing on accessibility via hands-on exercises and useful reference guides.

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