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What Is Digital Scholarship?

What Is Digital Scholarship? In-Person / Online

Have you ever wanted to learn more about Digital Scholarship? This constantly evolving field includes data analysis and visualization, Digital Humanities, and beyond. Join the conversation at this panel and learn about the many possibilities for those working in Digital Scholarship.

Presentations include:

Andrea Zeffiro and Jay Brodeur (Co-Directors of the Sherman Centre) on the Centre’s work and the field of Digital Scholarship at large.

Maddie Brockbank (PhD Candidate in Social Work and past SCDS Graduate Resident) on her web resource “Learning in Colour,” which consolidates information, resources, and guidance on creating safer classroom and campus spaces for BIPOC students.

Danica Evering (Research Data Management Specialist) on her work bringing Research Data Management skills to the McMaster Community and the importance of proper RDM practices.

Vivek Jadon (Data Specialist and Co-Lead of the DASH Program) on his work bringing data analysis skills to McMaster through DASH and his current project, the Hamilton Open Data Portal, which collects and makes available data tables on topics including business, immigration, and the environment.

Shaila Jamal (PhD Candidate in Geography and Earth Sciences and past SCDS Graduate Resident) on her data analysis work with the DASH program and the YWCA’s Data Science Cohort, a community service that trains women for careers in the tech industry.

Jess Rauchberg (PhD Candidate in Communication Studies and Media Arts and past SCDS Graduate Resident) on disabled creators, content moderation, and how disabled Instagram creators reconfigure platform use through memes.

*This panel will be recorded and shared publicly on the Sherman Centre's website. 


Tuesday, September 20, 2022
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship (1st Floor, Mills Library)
  DASH     DMDS     Research Data Management     Workshops  
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The Sherman Centre and the McMaster University Library are committed to fostering a supportive and inclusive environment for its presenters and participants. As a participant in this session, you agree to support and help cultivate an experience that is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive, as well as free of harassment, discrimination, and oppression. We reserve the right to remove participants who exhibit harassing, malicious or persistently disruptive behaviour. Please refer to our code of conduct webpage for more information.

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Danica Evering

Danica Evering is a Research Data Management Specialist. They braid together broad fluency in social practice art, healthcare, community research, data, and systems development to provide comprehensive RDM services. Danica is available to help students, postdocs, faculty, and staff with RDM through the data lifecycle—Data Management Plans, storage and backup, data security, data sharing. With an MA in Media Studies from Concordia, they are interested in fostering RDM within curious scholars and disciplines in Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Jason Brodeur
Vivek Jadon
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