Image of Research 2015

The 2015 Image of Research Competition for graduate and undergraduate students has officially come to an end. With over 100 combined entries, this year offered an array of fascinating images representing graduate and undergraduate multidisciplinary research projects and interests at Illinois. This competition creates an opportunity for researchers to create a visual representation of their […]

Event: Scholarly Commons Digital Humanities Lunch Forum: “Getting Going: DIY GIS in Scholarship and the Classroom”

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Time:  11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Place:  308 Library Join us in the Scholarly Commons on Wednesday, April 22nd at 11:30 for a Digital Humanities Lunch Forum session with John Randolph, professor in the Department of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. John Randolph will describe his efforts […]

Event: “Beyond PowerPoint: Teaching with Technology”

Interested in bringing technology into your classroom, but not sure how? The University of Illinois College Teaching Effectiveness Network (CTEN) is having an interactive workshop event on Friday, April 10th from 12:00-1:30pm in ACES Library (Heritage Room). Speakers include: Jamie Nelson – CITES Specialist Dr. Robert Baird – Associate Director at CITES Harriett Green – […]

Graduate Image of Research 2015 Semi-Finalists

Announcing the 2015 Graduate Image of Research Semi-Finalists! Aadeel Akhtar (Neuroscience), Bionic Maksym Bobrovskyy (Microbiology), Behind the Scenes Christina Bronson-Lowe (Speech and Hearing Science), A Rather Good T-Shirt Laura Chatham (Crop Sciences), Beauty in the Beast Megan Diddie (Art and Design), Pollinate/Pollute Mai-Ly Dinh (Communication), Paper Citation Network Visualization of Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (JCMC) […]

Fair Use and Music

Thinking back to Fair Use Week, it might be interesting to discuss how fair use applies to something that most people enjoy—music. Music can be pretty tricky when it comes to copyright law because there are layers and divisions of rights. First, it’s important to cover some of the basics regarding music and copyright. For […]

The Image of Research – UR Edition

Submissions for The Image of Research Competition – Undergraduate Edition are now being accepted! The Image of Research Competition – Undergraduate Edition, is a multidisciplinary competition celebrating the diversity and breadth of undergraduate student research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Who Can Submit?: The competition is open to all undergraduate students. Entries must […]

Fair Use Week 2015: Celebrating the “Safety Valve” of U.S. Copyright Law

Here at the Scholarly Commons we care about copyright and related issues, and we do our best to ensure that students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois understand how copyright relates to their day-to-day work. Today marks the beginning of Fair Use Week (February 23-27, 2015), and we hope you’ll take advantage of […]

Dan Cohen Talk: “What can you do with the Digital Public Library of America?”

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is close to two years old, and contains millions of books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, works of art, and audiovisual material, all of it freely available from over a thousand partner libraries, archives, and museums. DPLA executive director Dan Cohen will be giving a talk that explores how you […]

The Refugee Project: An Outreach and Digital Humanities Student-Faculty Initiative at Hamilton College

Digital Humanities projects can take on many forms and involve many people with different skill sets and perspectives to contribute. The multilayered quality of these projects is what makes them rich and compelling for a wide range of individuals with multiple interests, hobbies, and areas of expertise. The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is […]

ATLAS Workshops

This semester, ATLAS is conducting several short evening courses to show participants how to use statistical, GIS (geographic information systems), and qualitative software, as well as social science data. Statistical & GIS workshops are available to all University of Illinois faculty, instructors, staff, and students. The Spring 2015 Workshop Schedule 02/24/2015 – ATLAS.ti 1: Introduction […]