Articles Tagged: research

Digitizing Original Sources Using a Smart Phone

Published: December 13, 2017
Iphone scanning book

Technology changes the way we conduct research in the humanities. Although the sources I work with are in a traditional print medium, my project became digital when I began making electronic copies of the texts, comic books from Algeria. My dissertation research involved conducting fieldwork, consulting special collections and other non-circulating library holdings, and visiting…

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Stencila at UCLA

Published: November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, the CEO of the open-source software company Stencila will be visiting us from 2 to 5pm in the Scholarly Innovation Lab. Stencila is trying to make reproducible research more widespread by making it more accessible. Stencila Sheets provide a familiar spreadsheet interface but are built from the ground up to leverage the power of languages like R, Python,…

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