Leaving the library

I shared this news with my colleagues in the library and on Facebook a few weeks ago, and now it’s time to share it here: I have accepted a new position in the University’s HR Learning & Development office. My last day at Gorgas will be Friday, May 10, and I’ll begin my work in HR […]

Creating & Managing Your Online Presence

Franky Abbott and I recently presented a Creating and Managing Your Online Presence workshop in the Alabama Digital Humanities Center. The sources referenced in our session, along with some related resources, are listed below (crossposted from the ADHC blog). A Tegrity recording of the workshop and a handout (PDF) are also available.

Designing Web-Based Support Materials

Along with some related resources, these are the sources I referenced while sharing my “experiences and advice” re: designing web-based support materials (tutorials, LibGuides & LibAnswers entries) with MLIS students in the LS 527: User Instruction class at SLIS. They are also bookmarked at mbfortson’s ls527 Bookmarks on Diigo.

Accessibility & the Digital Humanities

I recently presented a brown bag session on accessibility and the digital humanities for the Alabama Digital Humanities Center. The sources referenced in my session, along with some related resources, are listed below (crossposted from the ADHC blog). They are also available via the Diigo collaborative bookmarking site: mbfortson’s adhc_a11y Bookmarks on Diigo.

THATCamp Accessibility

A couple of weekends ago, I attended THATCamp Accessibility, a one-day unconference exploring digital humanities, technology, and issues of accessibility. The event was held at Carleton University in Ottawa, ON, but I was able to attend virtually through an- accessible!- online conferencing system.