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October 2022

Building Visual Essays Using Juncture

October 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Ann Hanlon, UWM Libraries. Juncture is an open-source framework to build multimedia exhibits that enables authors to build simple or complex narratives, building on other open tools. Tap into existing digital collections and incorporate high resolution images, zooming capabilities,…

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53rd Annual Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture: The Comforts of Heritage — Race and Tourism in the American South

October 27 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Fourth Floor Conference Center, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Shevaun Watson, associate professor in the UWM Department of English, presents the 53rd Annual Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 4 p.m. in the fourth floor Conference Center of the UWM Golda Meir Library. The title…

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November 2022

Using Digital Collections: IIIF Images

November 2 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Ann Hanlon and Jie Chen, UWM Libraries. IIIF is a set of open standards for delivering high-quality digital objects online at scale. Hundreds of cultural heritage institutions use this standard to deliver their archival objects online, including the University of…

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Mapping Racism and Resistance in Milwaukee County: An Update and Discussion

November 7 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Anne Bonds, associate professor, UWM Department of Geography, and Derek Handley, assistant professor, UWM Department of English, will discuss their project, Mapping Racism and Resistance in Milwaukee County, about the history and impact of racist language in real estate covenants in…

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Using GitHub to Build Websites

November 9 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Ann Hanlon and Stephen Appel, UWM Libraries. GitHub is most commonly understood as a site to share and collaborate on code. But non-coders can get a lot out of GitHub as well, including using GitHub to build digital exhibits…

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Using Linked Open Data: Wikidata

November 16 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Ann Hanlon and Nathan Humpal, UWM Libraries. Linked open data is a method of sharing and connecting structured data on the web. Wikidata – part of the Wikimedia Foundation universe – functions as a knowledge base built using linked open…

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