Building Collaboration into the Digital Humanities: SourceLab as Model for Faculty-Student Digital Editing and Publishing

Saturday, January 5, 2019: 2:30 PM
Stevens C-1 (Hilton Chicago)
Nathan Thomas Tye, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SourceLab is a digital publishing and historical documentary editing initiative driven by student and faculty collaboration bringing together a range of skill sets and training to produce innovative peer-reviewed digital primary source publications for classroom and museum use. This paper argues faculty-student and cross-discipline collaboration are necessary for successful digital humanities projects, faculty and student professionalization, and academic research at all levels.