The Library has organized events in promoting digital scholarship research and there was the first Digital Scholarship Symposium held in Digital Scholarship Lab in March 2017 as a celebration of the first anniversary of the Lab.
Exploring Digital Scholarship Research at CUHK and Beyond
Date: 31 March 2017 (Friday)
The first DS Symposium was held on 31 March 2017 to celebrate the 1st anniversary of Digital Scholarship Lab at University Library. Scholars invited have shared their research projects about data visualization, development of digital museum, GIS and development of historical database for online access. Over 60 participants joined the half day symposium while in the afternoon there was a workshop on China Biographical Database (CBDB).
Speakers and presentation information:
- Prof. HUANG Bo from Department of Geography and Resource Management, CUHK: GIS and Big Data for Urban Applications [Abstract]
- Prof. LAI Chi-Tim from Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, CUHK: Guangzhou Daoist and Popular Temples Studies and the Development of Daoist Digital Museum [Abstract]
- Ms. Kitty Siu from Library, CUHK: A Collaborative Project in Opening Research Data: Archaeological Sites Mapping in China with GIS [Abstract]
- Dr. TSUI Lik-hang from China Biographical Database Project (CBDB), Harvard University: A Cyberinfrastructure for Studying Chinese History: A Proposal Based on the Experience of the China Biographical Database Project [Abstract]
- Prof. Angela WU from School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK: Re-presenting Web Use as Networks [Abstract]
- Prof. Michelle YE from Department of Translation, CUHK: The Social Network of an Early Republican Literary Magazine: a Visualization with Gephi [Abstract]
The post-symposium workshop in the afternoon by Dr. TSUI who has presented China Biographical Database (CBDB) in the morning introduced the use and incorporation in other tools such as MARKUS for China studies. The digital tools presented in the workshop sparked very lively discussion among participants. More photos about the symposium can be found here.