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Mapping Archival Collections of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America

Background and Goals In learning about network visualizations during Digital Humanities this semester, I often related what I was learning to my job as the archival processing assistant at the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS). I have been working on a grant-funded project to create records in Archivists’ Toolkit and in the Library’s catalog to generate finding aids of our archival…

“Typography for [Digital] Humanists” Amy Papaelias, NYCDH Week 2016 Fordham University, February 12

“Typography for [Digital] Humanists” was a workshop lead by Amy Papaelias, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at SUNY New Paltz. Her workshop, presented during NYCDH Week 2016 at Fordham University, focused on basic typographic design principles and how they can be applied to digital humanities projects. The workshop also explored various typography resources available online, including Typecast.com, and the challenges and concerns digital humanists might face when trying to apply typographic principles to their projects. With the increase in research and projects, digital humanists will have to find ways to stand out, and typography seems to be a great place to start.