From Evidence to Scholarship

Transforming Undergraduate Student Research in the Digital Age

Conference 2018

Collaborating to transform undergraduate research
Evolving modes of scholarly practice in the digital age

March 14–16, 2018
Reed College
Portland, Oregon

Students must master discipline-specific context, methods, and tools to succeed as scholars, a complex endeavor that requires multifaceted support throughout their undergraduate education. This two-day workshop will bring together faculty, librarians, and instructional technologists to share collaborative strategies for cultivating student engagement with data and digital resources.

Plenary Speaker - Laurie Allen

Laurie Allen photo Laurie Allen is the Director for Digital Scholarship at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries. She and her colleagues collaborate on new forms of scholarship to support campus-wide open access publishing, data curation & management, digital humanities, and mapping and geospatial data efforts. A native of Philadelphia, she also serves as Research Director for Monument Lab, a public art and civic research project in Philadelphia. In late 2016, Allen and colleagues in the Penn Libraries helped start Data Refuge by teaming up with the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities in an effort to help protect copies of federal environmental and climate data.  Before joining the Penn Libraries, Laurie was the Coordinator for Digital Scholarship and Research at Haverford College. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Bard College, and a Master's of Library and Information Science from Simmons College.

Conference Videos

Plenary Speaker - Laurie Allen

Reed Faculty Panel: Collaboration in Context

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