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Digital Scholarship: Projects

This resource showcases Loyola student and faculty digital scholarship projects as well as tools and resources for engaging in digital scholarship.

Submit Your Project

Interested in sharing your work or creating a digital project? Fill out a Digital Project Proposal, or contact Elizabeth Kelly for more information. 

All Out: Mapping U.S. LGBTQ+ Movements

All Out: Mapping U.S. LGBTQ+ Movements. Screenshot of Google Maps project.

As a complement to the traditional research paper, Lucy Rosenbloom and Jason Ezell piloted a digital map-making assignment for the honors course, Beyond Stonewall: U.S. Gay Liberation. Their pedagogical project explored the potential of librarian-instructor collaborations and digital scholarship in the first year seminar. As a result, their students learned to plot historical research geographically and to share their collective work more widely, producing a far more complex map of U.S. LGBTQ+ movements than do histories which focus on a handful of iconic sites. 

The class project can be found here: All Out: Mapping U.S. LGBTQ+ Movements. Students used both Google My Maps and Storymap JS.

Storymap JS screenshot for "How Hate Crimes Can Bring The Gay Rights Movement To A Terror-Stricken Hault"

New Orleans Opera Association Timeline

New Orleans Opera Timeline Screenshot

The timeline above (click to open in a new window) was created by music major and Special Collections & Archives intern Gloria Cosenza in conjunction with the Fall 2016 exhibit, "Encore! Encore! Bravi! Presenting the New Orleans Opera Association Archives." Gloria used TimelineJS to create the digital timeline.

GO to Lake Thoreau

GO iPad app

The University of Southern Mississippi and Loyola University New Orleans developed the GO to Lake Thoreau app to provide tours of the Lake Thoreau Environmental Center. An additional component, "Nano Safari," was developed by Loyola University New Orleans biologist James Wee, Ph.D and his students.

Janet Mary Riley Digital Exhibit

Screenshot of Janet Mary Riley digital exhibit

Special Collections & Archives intern Brittney Giardina created this digital exhibit based on the 2017-2018 Special Collections & Archives exhibit using Omeka software.

Mongol Music Archive

Honors student Dimitri Staszewski raised money through Kickstarter to travel to Mongolia and film and record Mongolian music. His website, which includes videos, photos, and writing, was built using Wordpress.org.

Stanford LitLab Pamphlets

English faculty member Sarah Allison has published two pamphlets with the Stanford LitLab. The first pamphlet, "Quantitative Formalism" mapped nineteenth-century genres in relation to one another using multivariate analysis to re-express literary genre as set of shared stylistic features. The fifth pamphlet, "Style at the Scale of the Sentence," makes the sentence the central unit for the study of style. Both pamphlets are available at the Stanford LitLab website as well as in n+1 (here and here).

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