Digital Humanities and Research Computing Team - who are we?
Dr Alice Crawford: Senior Librarian (Digital Humanities and Research Computing)
Alice’s role is to raise the Library’s profile in the field of Digital Humanities and to work with Special Collections to initiate a range of digitisation projects. She has worked with Research Computing staff to convert the University’s Biographical Register to searchable database format, and has recently collaborated with the Schools of English and Computer Science to deliver the Developing Photopoetry website which digitises and showcases a substantial number of out-of-copyright books from the Library’s Photopoetry Books collection. She also works with CAPOD to deliver introductory workshops on the Text Encoding Initiative for postgraduate students. Alice holds MA(Hons) and PhD degrees in English Literature from the University of Glasgow, and an MA (Librarianship) degree from the University of Sheffield. She has published Paradise Pursued: the Novels of Rose Macaulay (Associated University Presses, 1995), New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians (Chandos, 2012) and an edited book, The Meaning of the Library (Princeton University Press, 2015).
Swithun Crowe: Research Software Engineer
Swithun uses a number of programming languages including C, Java, Perl, PHP, Python and shell scripts. He is experienced in cross browser web development and has used many XML technologies such as OWL, RDF, SVG, XForms and XSLT. He works with many different relational, XML and NoSQL/document databases and uses a wide range of metadata standards including DC, METS, MODS, PREMIS, TEI and VRA. He prefers to work with open source and non-proprietary software. Swithun holds degrees in Philosophy and Information Technology from the University of St Andrews and Herriot Watt University respectively.
Patrick McCann: Research Software Engineer
Mary Woodcock Kroble: Research Software Engineer (p/t)
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