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Join the Digital Humanities Café!

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The DH Café presents a series of short workshops and informal discussion on topics relevant to the basic theories and methods behind digital research in the humanities. The courses cover a broad range of topics, from larger issues in digital research in the academy to specific tools and research techniques.  

The DH Café is a partnership between the Digital Humanities Innovation Lab (DHIL) and SFU Library's Research Commons.  The workshops are also affiliated with KEY, SFU's Big Data Initiative.

The DH Café runs Wednesday afternoons from 3pm - 4pm and alternates between the Burnaby and Vancouver campuses (see individual workshops to confirm location).

Workshops include:

  • What Is Digital Scholarship and Why Does it Matter?
  • Project Management using Basecamp
  • Digital Tools to Communicate your Research
  • Metadata for Digital Research
  • Introduction to Computer-Assisted Text Analysis
  • Be the Master of Your Files in SFU Vault: Tips for File Management and Synchronization


March 1 - April 5


3pm - 4pm


Alternates between SFU Burnaby (Research Commons 7010) and SFU Vancouver (Harbour Centre 7400)

Registration information

The workshops are free and open to to all, but registration is required.  

Please register via the Research Commons Workshops page.

Space is limited, so make sure to register soon to ensure a space.