DSS Workshops & Spaces

Events & Workshops

October 29th, 2021 12-1pm PST. Remote Workshop. Workshop 2: Getting Started with WordPress for Your Lab Site. An online public and professional presence has become the norm for scholars and professionals. Join UO Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services in learning how to set up your own professional website to highlight yourself and your portfolio of work. We’ll cover the basics of what types of content is good to have on your site as well as some of the basics to using WordPress as your platform of choice. When you leave the workshop you’ll have a checklist to help get you started on your own.
October 29, 2021 from 2-4pm PST. Remote Workshop. Workshop 3 of 3: Working on Look & Feel of Your Website. This remote workshop will introduce learners to… Customize the website theme (changing layout, using footer, widgets, and buttons) and use the drag and drop page builder (DIVI theme) for additional flexibility and versatility. You need to know how to set up a UO Blog, pages, posts, menus, and how to add content to WordPress to take this free workshop. We ask all attendees to review the UO Blogs policy before the workshop.
November 3, 2021 12-1pm PST. Remote Workshop. Did you know that you have access to DropBox while attending or working at the UO? In this 1-hour workshop we will have an introduction to DropBox, and how to begin using it to organize and share folders and digital media.
November 5th, 2021 2-4pm PST. Remote Workshop Workshop 1 of 3: Setting up Website Infrastructure. This remote workshop will introduce learners to digital humanities projects built with WordPress; identifying different elements of WordPress websites using digital humanities projects as examples; setting up a WordPress website using UO Blogs; and making WordPress pages and menus. You do not need WordPress experience to take this free workshop. However, we ask all attendees to review the UO Blogs policy before the workshop.
November 19th 12-1pm. Remote Workshop. In this 1-hour workshop we will explore the similarities and difference between two website publishing platforms that are commonly used by digital humanists to build digital exhibits and digital archives. Come learn and ask questions about your own projects to understand what platform would be a good fit for your digital scholarship project.
SAVE THE DATE. Digital GLAM Spaces is a conference about building community around web accessibility and user experience. It’s a place for GLAM practitioners to share definitions and best practices for what is UX and accessibility; communicate digital strategies for incorporating user research into digital projects; and talk about the people, skill sets, and support needed to be better and make web accessibility and user experience part of our work instead of bolted on. Learn more and how to get involved here!
November 12th, 2021 from 12-1pm. Remote Workshop. An online public and professional presence has become the norm for scholars and professionals. Join UO Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services in learning how to set up your own professional website to highlight yourself and your portfolio of work. We’ll cover the basics of what types of content is good to have on your site as well as some of the basics to using WordPress as your platform of choice. When you leave the workshop you’ll have a checklist to help get you started on your own.
November 12th, 2021 2-4pm PST. Remote Workshop. Workshop 2 of 3: Adding Content to Your Website. This remote workshop will introduce learners to add text and images to the pages and posts; embed video and documents; and basic accessibility considerations (use of headings, alt tags, colors, contrast, and type size). You need to know how to set up a UO Blog, pages, posts, and a menu to take this free workshop. We ask all attendees to review the UO Blogs policy before the workshop.
November 17th, 2021 12-1pm PST. Remote Workshop. Are you a faculty member or GE looking to design a classroom assignment that involves a public blogging or website building component? Join Digital Scholarship Services for a 2 part workshop series about using WordPress with students. You’ll learn how to effectively design an assignment that’s open pedagogy focused, leave with checklists, and understand ways for connecting with professionals across the University.
November 19th, 2021 from 12pm-1pm PST. Remote Workshop Are you a faculty member or GE looking to design a classroom assignment that involves a public blogging or website building component? Join Digital Scholarship Services for a 2 part workshop series about using WordPress with students. You’ll learn how to effectively design an assignment that’s open pedagogy focused, leave with checklists, and understand ways for connecting with professionals across the University.
Friday, November 19, 2021 from 2-4pm PST. Remote Workshop. Workshop 3 of 3: Working on Look & Feel of Your Website. This remote workshop will introduce learners to… Customize the website theme (changing layout, using footer, widgets, and buttons) and use the drag and drop page builder (DIVI theme) for additional flexibility and versatility. You need to know how to set up a UO Blog, pages, posts, menus, and how to add content to WordPress to take this free workshop. We ask all attendees to review the UO Blogs policy before the workshop.

Digital Scholarship Spaces & Labs

The MakerSpace has laser and vinyl cutters, embroidery and heavy-duty sewing machines, lamination, a mini mill, and more. Training and/or resource-finding help is available for our tools.
50-million-pixel screen for viewing high-definition images and data visualization. Available for instructional and research uses by reservation only. Updates are currently underway for fall 2021, adding multiple additional HD screens to the room.
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.