Digital Drop-Ins

Join Matt Lefaive, Digital Humanities Developer for the CDHI every other Thursday from 1:00-2:00 EST for bi-weekly, themed, digital drop ins hosted with experts from across the tri-campus. From questions about digital exhibits to knowledge mobilization, come find answers and resources while building our CDHI community networks.

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Matthew Lefaive

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Matt Lefaive

2022-2023 Schedule

Upcoming Drop-Ins

There are no upcoming events.

Previous Drop-Ins

Digital Drop-In: Website Development

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Virtual (Zoom)

Please join us for our next 2023 Digital Drop-In on Thursday, March 23rd (1:00-2:00 PM), all about w...

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Digital Drop-In: SPARQL with Wikidata Query Service

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Virtual (Zoom)

Please join us for the first Digital Drop-In of 2023 on Thursday, February 9th (1:00-2:00 PM), held ...

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Digital Drop-In: Media Engagement

1 December 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Topic: Media Engagement Guest Experts: Josslyn Johnstone & Sean Bettam (Comms & Media Rela...

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Digital Drop-In: Gephi

3 November 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Topic: Gephi Guest Expert: Kelly Schultz, Data Visualization Librarian Zoom Link: https://utoronto.z...

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Digital Drop-In: International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF)

20 October 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Topic: International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Guest Experts: Kelli Babcock (Digital I...

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Contact our experts! Find a complete list of our Digital Drop-in hosts below.

OMEKA/Digital primary docs
James Roussain, Interim Head of Public Services at the John M. Kelly Library

Web development (DSspace + Open Journal Systems)
Rachel Wang, Application Programmer Analyst
Jana Rajakumar, Application Programmer Analyst

DH project development and tools
Kirsta Stapelfeldt, Head Digital Scholarship Unit

MetaData: concepts and best practices
May Chan, Head Metadata Services

Wiki Data/Metadata
Kyla Jemison, Metadata Librarian
Alex Jung, Open Technology Specialist

Wiki Data/Metadata
Trevor Deck, Music & Film Collections Management Librarian
James Mason, Metadata & Digital Initiatives Librarian

Graeme Slaght, Acting Head, Scholarly Communications & Copyright Outreach Office

International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF)
Kelli Babcock, Digital Initiatives Librarian
Rachel Di Cresce, Project Librarian

Frameworks for environmental scanning
Carey Toane, Entrepreneurship Librarian

Wikidata and OpenRefine
Kyla Jemison, Metadata Librarian

Diane Michaud, Reader Services & Instruction Librarian, Pratt Library

Research Communications: podcasting 
Carla DeMarco, Communications Manager in the Office of the VP Academic and Dean

Have an idea for a session?

We’re here to help! We welcome your feedback and are always on the lookout for fresh new ideas for our Digital Drop-ins. Message our team today.

Looking for a consultation?

Don’t know where to turn to get your DH project off the ground? We are happy to help! We can talk with you about your ideas and various strategies and supports. We offer consultations on all stages of a digital humanities project, from the ideating through to project ending and archiving. We collaborate with other experts in this area, especially our digital scholarship librarian and IT colleagues.