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We host a variety of events throughout the year including training, topical discussions, and symposia.

Past Events

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Florida State University hosted a symposium on "Invisble Work in the Digital Humanities" on November 17 and 18, 2016, in the Robert B. Bradley Reading Room of Strozier Library. This two-day symposium featured three keynote speakers from universities across the country and attempted to identify the unspoken assumptions surrounding collaborative work in the digital humanities by exploring questions about diverging expectations, unequal labor, and invisible work. The event was organized in conjunction with the iSchool, the Office of Digital Research and Scholarship, the Program in Interdisciplinary Humanities, and the Rhetoric and Composition Graduate Program. Funding was generously provided by the Department of English, the iSchool, the Office of Research, the Program in Interdisciplinary Humanities, the Provost's Office, and the University Libraries.
In case you missed it, you can check out what happened on our IWDH Storify and watch the keynote addresses of Mark Algee-Hewitt, Cheryl Ball, and Roxanne Shirazi. For more information about the event and forthcoming scholarly outcomes, visit the IWDH Symposium main website.

  Wiki Edit-a-Thon

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The Office of Digital Research and Scholarship and the Department of Art History held a collaborative Wikipedia editing session that provided training, topics, and treats to inspire participation in advancing public knowledge by contributing to underrepresented pages on the Caribbean, with specific gaps outlined by our world-class Latin American and Caribbean Studies scholars, including Dr. Paul Niell.

  • Date: April 14th, 10a - 2p
  • Location: Art and Design Library (2020 William Johnston Bldg.)

  Academic Publishing Symposium

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A symposium sponsored by University Libraries, in collaboration with the Graduate School and the Office of Faculty Development and Advancement.

Topics included:

  • trends in journal publishing
  • what's next for the scholarly monograph
  • an open access petting zoo
  • the role of publishing in tenure and promotion at FSU

* Learn more at the symposium website.

  • Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016
  • Location: Robert Bradley Reading Room, Lower Level of Strozier Library
  • Speakers: James Olcese, Associate Editor of Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience; Meredith Babb, Director of the University Press of Florida; Sally McRorie, Provost of Florida State University, and many more!

  Copyright Institute

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The Office of Digital Research & Scholarship (DRS) was excited to host this educational event about copyright and fair use in higher education.  As post-secondary teaching and research activities move increasingly into the digital environment, the application of copyright law is an essential topic on campus. DRS provides copyright support to students and faculty, including consultations, workshops, and resources on fair use and other aspects of copyright compliance in teaching and research. 

  • Date: February 26, 2016 (during Fair Use Week, February 22-26, 2016)
  • Location:  FSU's Turnbull Conference Center
  • Keynote Speaker:  Kyle K. Courtney (Harvard University)

  Digital Scholarship Symposium

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On November 5, 2015, the Scholars Commons and Office of Digital Research & Scholarship held a Digital Scholarship Symposium for students and faculty to engage with digital scholarship as a collaborative, campus-wide research practice. Didn't have a chance to stop by? Check out what happened on our Storify page!

  OpenCon 2015

On November 17, 2015, the Office of Digital Research & Scholarship participated as a satellite event in OpenCon 2015, which fostered the important discussion about empowering the next generation to advance Open Access, Open Data, and Open Education initatives around the world. To learn more about OpenCon 2015 and what happened, visit OpenCon's main website.


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