Digital Humanities: Summer 2013

Instructor:

Nancy E. Friedland

School:

Long Island University

Semester:

Summer 2013

Description:

The course will explore multiple aspects of digital humanities — a term loosely defined as the intersection between humanities research and scholarship and computing applications. Digital Humanities is both an academic discipline and a practice that defines new directions for research, teaching and learning. The course will provide a foundation in humanities scholarship and the various disciplines. Lectures and discussions will focus on the following: research methods and essential resources, tools and methods used by digital humanists, new trends in scholarship, planning and managing digital projects, new models for publishing, and funding. The course will also focus special attention to the role of libraries in supporting digital humanities

Required Textbook:

Cohen, D. J., Rosenzweig, R. 2006. Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web. (online)
Schreibman, S., Siemens, R., Unsworth, J. 2004. A Companion to Digital Humanities. (online)

Link to Syllabus:

http://palmerblog.liu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/901Digital-Humanities-SU-14-Friedland.pdf

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Film and Media Collections: Summer 2010

Instructor:

Nancy E. Friedland

School:

Long Island University

Semester:

Summer 2010

Description:

The course will provide an introduction to building and maintaining collections and services related to visual media, primarily moving image, sound and ephemera. Discussions will survey key components such as the history of film and media in library collections, collection development, access, equipment, copyright, emerging technologies and management of non-print formats.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://palmerblog.liu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Syllabus-Film-2010-Summer.pdf

Humanities Sources and Services: Summer 2010

Instructor:

Nancy E. Friedland

School:

Long Island University

Semester:

Summer 2010

Description:

The Humanities as a field of study consists of literature, language, fine arts, architecture, music, performing arts, film, religion and philosophy. This course is intended to be an introduction to the kinds of materials, print, electronic and other non-print, in the humanities that are likely to be used in libraries. Throughout the course, students are given the opportunity to examine print and electronic humanities reference sources. This course also provides insight into the practices, procedures, and problems of humanities libraries.

Required Textbook:

Hock, R. 2010. The Extreme Searcher’s Internet Handbook: a guide for the serious searcher, 3rd ed.
searcher. 3rd ed.
Mann, T. 2005. The Oxford Guide to Library Research.

Link to Syllabus:

http://palmerblog.liu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/LIS-901-Humanities-S10-Friedland.pdf