Digital Scholarship Series
Come and join in our Digital Scholarship Workshop and Seminar Series at Lee Wee Nam Library, Level 3 Stargate! We will share interesting tools, tips and tricks on these topics – Digital Publishing, Data Visualisation, Design for Non-Designers and Presentation Tools & Sources.
12 Feb | 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
DST Introductory Series: Jazzing up Your Presentation with Prezi Next (Workshop)
Wow your audience by creating a non-linear and highly animated presentation with Prezi Next. You can now easily emphasize specific points by zooming into different items (text, images and video) within your canvas. Sharing your Prezi is also fuss-free as you can simply send its view link to anyone.
This is an introductory workshop designed for first timers and beginners. No prior experience with Prezi Next is required for this class. Each participant is required to have a Gmail account to log into Prezi Next for the hands-on activity.
19 Feb | 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
DST Introductory Series: Picture Perfect: Finding and Using Images for your projects (Seminar)
Searching for images, photos and videos on the internet is a no brainer but have you ever wondered if you are allowed to use them in your work?
Most of these resources are actually protected by copyright and you may be required to pay or request for permission to use them.
Attend this session to learn more about the complex nature of copyright and where to find free-to-use content.
26 Feb | 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
DST Introductory Series: Designing and Creating your Research Website with Blogs@NTU (Seminar)
Sharing research is an important part of the research process.
A popular way is to create a research website to make your work easily discoverable by others.
You can tap on blogs@NTU where you simply choose from the slick design templates provided or work with our in-house web designers to customise your website.
5 Mar | 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
DST Introductory Series: Telling Stories with StoryMapJS (Workshop)
Even with limited technical experience, you can create interactive maps using this open-source tool called, StoryMapJS.
StoryMapJS is ideal for presenting narratives in which location plays a prominent role.
Join us for a walkthrough of this platform and discover practical examples that will inspire you to incorporate story maps into your own work.
12 Mar | 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
DST Introductory Series: Building Online Exhibition and Digital Library with Omeka (Seminar)
In the past, researchers need to have considerable technical skills to develop a digital library of their research output and to create online exhibitions.
Now they can do it easily with Omeka, an open source web publishing platform.
Come to this session to learn how you can create a dynamic online exhibition that showcases collections of digital images, text and videos without writing a single line of code.
19 Mar | 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
DST Introductory Series: Designing Infographics with Canva & Piktochart (Workshop)
By incorporating graphic design elements, infographics provide opportunities to contextualise information.
Join us as we weave illustrations and content to create compelling visual narratives using Canva and Piktochart.
This is an introductory workshop designed for first timers and beginners. No prior experience is required for this class. Each participant is required to have a Gmail account to log into Canva and Piktochart for the hands-on activity.
26 Mar | 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
DST Introductory Series: Making Timelines Using Free Online Tools (Workshop)
With just a few clicks, anyone can build visually rich interactive timelines to showcase patterns or provide a chronological view of major events.
In this session, discover readily available timeline tools and how you can use them in presenting your research.