NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Digital Scholarship Posts

What is the Digital Humanities Meet Up?   It is an informal get together for anyone interested in, or just curious about, the digital humanities.  It is co-sponsored by the NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Digital Scholarship and the Division of the Arts and Humanities.   When will it meet?…

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Digital Humanities Workshops

As part of our effort to highlight interesting work being done by our faculty, we will occasionally  write posts that feature NYUAD faculty using technology in creative ways in their research and teaching. The CDS Teaching with Technology Series: Rachel Brulé Assistant Professor of Political Science, Rachel Brulé, recently contacted the Center for…

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CDS Instruction Video

“Heritage and national identity are closely connected. Throughout the past 45 years, the UAE has gone through very rapid changes and development. All the while, it has been very much engaged in bridging its past with its present and future.” During the fall semester the CDS worked with Robert Parthesius,…

Read More Documenting the Old: The Heritage Lab

CDS Digital Humanities Workshops

What is the Digital Humanities Meet Up? It is an informal get together for anyone interested in, or just curious about, the digital humanities.  It is co-sponsored by the NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Digital Scholarship and the Division of the Arts and Humanities. When will it meet? It will…

Read More NYUAD’s first series of Digital Humanities Meetups 2016/17

CDS Workshops

Looking for a list of tools that can help you with the research process, or in developing posters for conferences, or to visualize your data? Check out this great list of resources (some free!) that our friends at Gallatin created: Tools You may also want to check out the DiRT…

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CDS

One of the many services the Center for Digital Scholarship provides is access to high-quality preservation equipment, including flatbed and film negative scanners, and skilled staff that can help scholars use them. Recently, a team working with Theater Professor Ruben Polendo has been working in the CDS to digitize content…

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CDS

As part of our effort to highlight interesting work being done by our faculty, we are launching a Teaching with Technology series on the CDS blog. We will occasionally write posts that feature NYUAD faculty using technology in interesting ways in their research or teaching. Teaching with Technology: Debra Levine,…

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Instruction

Video courtesy of the Instructional Video Module team in New York. Incorporating instructional videos into the classroom as a supplement for teaching can have several benefits on student learning. Commonly called Blended Learning or the Flipped Classroom model, using media in this way allows students to review course content at…

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CDS Instruction Video

Arabic Collections Online, sponsored by NYU Abu Dhabi, is a mass digitization project that aims to provide full-text access to thousands of Arabic language titles online, for free. The project is a collaborative effort among six university libraries, who have opened the doors to their collections of public domain Arabic…

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Arabic Collections Online Archives and Special Collections CDS

Photography in Turkey dates back to the 1840s. Initially promoted by studios such as those of Abdullah Frères, and Sabah and Joaillier, photography quickly became popular and widespread throughout the country: this is evident in the rapid rise in the number of photographic studios in many Turkish cities in the late years of the Ottoman Empire and in…

Read More Turkey: Late Ottoman Empire Modern Republic

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