PennApps at the Penn Libraries: Update and winners

Over the weekend of September 6-8, Van Pelt Library hosted about 200 students participating in PennApps, the largest student-organized hackathon in the world. The students ate, slept, and hacked on the sixth floor, and a wonderful time was had by all! Anu Vedantham has provided a write-up of her experience on Sunday morning over on […]

My Five: Top digital humanities tools from Mitch Fraas

Please welcome Mitch Fraas: Bollinger Fellow for Library Innovation, Unique at Penn blogger, and ace digital humanities practitioner. Here are his five favorite DH tools to get it done:  1. Google Fusion Tables: Probably my go-to tool for doing quick geographic or chronological visualizations of data. Fusion tables allows users to import spreadsheets and view the data in […]