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History Librarians Discussion Group

Sunday, January 26, 2014
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, US/Eastern

Please join the RUSA History Librarians Discussion Group for a discussion on the roles of humanities librarians in Digital Humanities. The group will be meeting at Midwinter in Philadelphia on Sunday, January 26 from 1 – 2:30 pm at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Room 103C   

1. Refreshments will be served (1-1:15 pm)


2. Panel Title: Role/s of Humanities Librarians in Digital Humanities (1:15-2pm)


Moderator: Chella Vaidyanathan (cvaidyan at jhu.edu)




a) Sarah How (European Studies Librarian, Cornell University Library) – Europe in the World:  One Outreach and Engagement Project at Cornell University Library Europe in the World Project


b) Nick Okrent (History Librarian, University of Pennsylvania Libraries) – Teaching MALLET


c) Virginia Cole (History and Medieval Studies Librarian, Cornell University Library) – Embedded Undergrad Digital History & Extracurricular Graduate Workshops


3. Discussion/ Q &A (2-2:30 pm)


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Dear Colleagues,

Thank you for attending the RUSA History Librarians Discussion Group’s meeting on 1/26. We had an excellent panel presentation followed by a very lively discussion! Here are the PPT slides from Sarah How and Nick Okrent.

If you have any comments or feedback about the discussion, please e-mail them to me. I would appreciate it!



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Here is Virginia Cole's presentation.