Inside NCSA: Reception and interactive demonstrations

Nov. 3, 5:30 p.m., National Center for Supercomputing Applications.

This event opens the doors of the NCSA to share some of the audio-visual rich transdisciplinary research supported by the center. Experience NCSA’s digital scholarship differently with this collection of immersive and interactive demonstrations. This event is part of the Speculative Futures event series.

2017 iSchool Research Showcase

Join the School of Information Sciences for a series of presentations and posters on interdisciplinary research topics such as big data, usability, social informatics and more. Funda Kivran-Swaine, Research Manager at Facebook will be the keynote speaker. The showcase will be held Nov. 8, noon-4:30 p.m., in Illini Union Ballrooms A and B. Refreshments will be served during the poster sessions.

Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2018

Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the DHSI Conference & Colloquium, to be held in June 2018 alongside classes at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria. Open to all, the DHSI Conference & Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere. Participation comes free with DHSI registration, and contributors not planning to register for a DHSI course can join for a modest participation fee of $150 CDN. Continue reading

Human Subjects Research Conference – Nov. 10

The first annual Human Subjects Research Conference is being hosted at Illinois on November 10.

This inaugural conference will inform the research community of all considerations during the IRB process and will provide discussions between researchers, administrators, and community partners.

To view the agenda and register, visit

NCSA Seeks Applicants for Spring Cyber Infrastructure Internship

NCSA is offering a full-time internship in cyberinfrastructure for the Spring 2018 semester, designed to address the shortage of highly specialized CI professionals in today’s workforce. This internship is available to anyone interested in pursuing CI and who has successfully completed at least 60 hours of accredited coursework, not just current students. Deadline to apply is Oct. 31. Apply at

Tech Services and AITS Database Administrative Services Partner

AITS and Technology Services are partnering to provide Database Administrative services (DBA). The joint DBA team will be able to serve the University community and expand their service offerings. By partnering, Tech Services and AITS will have more support resources for customers, and will be able to improve their offerings.

If you need assistance with database services, you can still contact support the way you previously have, but you may end up talking to some new people.

For questions contact Chris Newman.

Digital Scholarly Publishing Workshop on 10-21

Digital Scholarly Publishing Workshop with PWW

Saturday, October 21, 2017

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

IPRH Seminar Room

Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor

919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL

On October 21 Publishing Without Walls is conducting a one-day digital scholarly publishing workshop for members of the University of Illinois community and the Humanities Without Walls consortium. Conceived as a digital makerspace meets writers’ workshop, this event is geared toward scholars and advanced level graduate students who are interested in digital options for publishing their scholarship.

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