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“Making a Better Web” Free, Public Talk, Lunch & Wikipedia Edit-a-thon with Dr. Constance Crompton

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“Making a Better Web” Free, Public Talk, Lunch & Wikipedia Edit-a-thon with Dr. Constance Crompton, University of Ottawa October 22, 2018   To celebrate Open Access Week, Dr. Constance Crompton (University of Ottawa), 2017-18 Honorary Resident Wikipedian at the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (ETCL; etcl.uvic.ca) and the University of Victoria Libraries (libraries.uvic.ca), will give a […]

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2018 Open Scholarship Awards

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Sponsored by the Canadian Social Knowledge Institute and its partners Open Scholarship Award (2018), for open scholarship carried out by scholars, librarians, citizen scholars, research professionals, and administrators. Award: Juan Alperin (Simon Fraser U) Honorable Mentions: Dene Grigar (Washington State U) and Stuart Moulthrop (U Wisconsin Milwaukee) Gantulga Lkhagva (Mongolian Libraries Consortium) Ernesto Priego (City U London) […]

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Soft launch, Canadian Social Knowledge Institute (C-SKI)

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We are pleased to announce the “soft launch” of the Canadian Social Knowledge Institute (C-SKI)! C-SKI actively engages issues related to networked open social scholarship: creating and disseminating research and research technologies in ways that are accessible and significant to a broad audience that includes specialists and active non-specialists. Representing, coordinating, and supporting the work […]

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Honorary Resident Wikipedian talk & Wikipedia edit-a-thon

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Are you curious about Wikipedia? Interested to know what the intersections between the university and Wikipedia are? Dr. Constance Crompton (U British Columbia Okanagan), 2017 Honorary Resident Wikipedian hosted by the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (ETCL; etcl.uvic.ca) and the University of Victoria Libraries (libraries.uvic.ca), will give a talk titled “From Curation to Creation: Wikipedia’s Contribution […]

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Digital Scholarship Events Calendar

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Are you interested in events related to digital scholarship at UVic?  Then please join the Digital Scholarship Events Calendar!  The Digital Scholarship Events Calendar is a Google Calendar in which we will be adding events including lectures, workshops, and conferences, as they are planned. The Digital Scholarship Events Calendar is an initiative of the Electronic […]

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Open Knowledge Practicums

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Open Knowledge Practicums (January – April 2017) Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (ETCL; etcl.uvic.ca; @ETCLatUVic) In partnership with the University of Victoria Libraries and the Faculty of Humanities, UVic’s Electronic Textual Cultures Lab is offering a number of Open Knowledge Practicums for university faculty, staff, and students, as well as members of the greater Victoria community.  […]

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The 2014-2015 Praxis Innovation Award

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from the UVic Maker Lab in the Humanities site http://maker.uvic.ca/award3/   We are happy to announce the 2014-15 Digital Humanities Praxis Innovation Award, sponsored by the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (an Intellectual Centre for Digital Humanities@UVic) and the Maker Lab in the Humanities at UVic. Details are below. Please note the deadline for projects built during […]

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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Get your hands on history! You are invited to participate in UVic Libraries and the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab’s first Wikipedia edit-a-thon beginning at 10am on Friday January 23rd 2015 in room 209. We are pleased to announce that Honorary Resident Wikipedian Dr. Christian Vandendorpe will also give a talk at the edit-a-thon on the […]