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HathiTrust: collections, datasets, potential

Many researchers are familiar with HathiTrust as a collections content-provider, particularly for public domain works. And, it is assumed that users at non-member institutions can’t really access the digital library’s features, nor get access to datasets to analyze. This librarian … Continue reading

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VPNs, Piratebox, and TailsOS

**Note: I teach a class MWF from 10:30a to 11:30a; any times outside of that are fine by me.   Given recent political events people are more interested in VPN and safe browsing. In this session I will introduce three … Continue reading

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Assistive Tech design BY individuals with disabilities

Assistive technology is any object that an individual with a disability uses to increase, improve, or maintain his or her functional capabilities. I want to propose a discussion about maker spaces as places where individuals with various dis/abilities can work … Continue reading

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MakerSpace Tour and TinkerCad tutorial

I have booked the MakerSpace @ SU from 3:00-4:00. They have offered to give us a tour and to do a tutorial on how to use TinkerCAD to design a 3D printed object. They are prepared to handle around 20 … Continue reading

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Making/Breaking Circuits

We propose a session that looks at making in the humanities. We are going to demonstrate how to use a MakeyMakey to turn bananas into a keyboard, making paper circuits that will add lights or sound to paper, and making … Continue reading

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