DSS Workshops & Spaces

Events & Workshops

Instructors: help lower textbook costs for students. Explore possible open solutions by attending a workshop and writing a short peer review. Receive a stipend for your efforts!

Tue, Oct 22, 10:00am to 11:00am

Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Journal editors, sponsors, and founders discuss planning, founding, and managing open access journals and talk about working in the open access environment.

Wed, Oct 23, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
<em>The Internet’s Own Boy</em> depicts the life of American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz. The film tells his story up to his eventual suicide after a legal battle, and explores the questions of access to information and civil liberties that drove his work.

Thu, Oct 24, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Sofa Area (Knight 122B)
Join us in the Digital Research, Education, and Media Lab for snacks, games, and fun and to learn more about open access, scholarly publishing, data management ORCiD, and much more!

Fri, Oct 25, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
In this workshop learners will gain experience with Curatescape, an Omeka plugins and themes suite that allows you to add images, audio, videos, and text connected to geographic locations. Together we'll create a digital exhibit with location-based stories and develop an interactive mobile tour.

Fri, Oct 25, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Knight Library - Dream Lab

Digital Scholarship Spaces & Labs

The MakerSpace has laser and vinyl cutters, embroidery and heavy-duty sewing machines, lamination, a mini mill, and more.
High resolution image on an 8-by-20-foot screen
50-million-pixel screen for viewing high-definition images and data visualization. Available for instructional and research uses.
DREAM Lab in use
A new, vibrant Digital Research, Education, and Media (DREAM) is proposed for the Knight Library Academic Commons This is an initiative intended to facilitate continued integration and expansion of digital scholarship and educational technology services for the University.