Kudos to these Masters students at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing who have taken on an ambitious and valuable project!

Instructors can complete their survey at http://goo.gl/6DqciN

Students can complete their survey at http://goo.gl/voephZ

I’m looking forward to learning of their results.

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Erica Hayes, Siobhain Rivera, Ariadne Rehbein, MLS Candidates at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing.

We started with the best of intentions. Last semester, we decided that we wanted to present at a conference. It seemed like a great idea – we’d gain research experience, network, build our resumes, and most importantly, contribute to the field!

Most of us in library school have come across the digital humanities phenomenon at some point. Digital humanities (DH) is generally described as the application of computing technologies to humanities research. DH is gaining popularity for its creative approaches, but this work tends to focus on using tools for research projects rather than for teaching and learning.

This isn’t merely anecdotal: in Digital Humanities Pedagogy, Brett Hirsch describes a word frequency analysis he conducted using two of DH’s seminal works, Blackwell’s Companion to Digital Humanities

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