Collaborating on Copyright: NELC, Penn Libraries, and the Penn Museum

As we gear up for the fall semester, I think back to some of my favorite projects from the spring and wonder about the opportunities to come in the months ahead. One of my favorite memories was securing the rights for students in NELC 330/550, “The University, the Museum, and the Middle East,” to use … Continue reading Collaborating on Copyright: NELC, Penn Libraries, and the Penn Museum

Citation Network Analysis: An Art of Research Experiment

This semester, I'm running an experimental "course" called The Art of Research Seminar. This not-for-credit structure will meet seven times over the course of the fall, and we're about halfway through. In The Art of Research Seminar, we're learning about the larger landscape of research through the lens of a single journal article - getting … Continue reading Citation Network Analysis: An Art of Research Experiment

Theatre Arts Research and New Instructional Media

One of my goals this year was to create instructional videos and learning objects related to my most frequent teaching requests as English and Theatre Arts librarian. The first one I set to work on: a video about comparing theatrical productions, a frequent task assigned to theatre arts students. I'd chosen Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard as … Continue reading Theatre Arts Research and New Instructional Media