The Providence College Faculty Authors Series promotes the breadth and depth of scholarship undertaken by recently published Providence College faculty members through video interviews coordinated by faculty and staff members from the Office of Academic Affairs and the Phillips Memorial Library+Commons. Partners – Chris Machado and Alyssa Martin, Office of Academic Affairs
This blog provides information and updates about developments in digital publishing and scholarly communication with special attention to scholarship created by the Providence College community.
Roger B. Carmosino (Foreign Language Studies Department) founded Inti: Revista de literatura hispánica in 1974. Since then, Inti has been publishing scholarship and creative writing from and about the Hispanic world. The Inti Archive, available through PC’s Digital Commons, provides digitized back issues of Inti.
In collaboration with local scholars, Digital Publishing Services (DPS) created a short documentary film about the Dorr Rebellion, an attempt by Thomas Wilson Dorr to bring voting rights to all men of Rhode Island in 1842. DPS created a web site to host the documentary and provide access to images of a variety of primary sources related to the Rebellion.
Providence College's student newspaper, The Cowl, has been in publication since 1935, with the exception of two years in the 1940's during World War II. Digitization of The Cowl will continue until all issues have been processed and made available through Digital Commons.
The Whittier collection includes personal correspondence, newspapers, souvenir programs, cabinet cards, sheet music, autographs, and more. The project homepage brings together digital reproductions of select collection material and provides links to information about other Whittier collections. An ongoing video interview series with a faculty expert explores different aspects of Whittier's life and work, highlighting collection materials where appropriate.
In collaboration with the Art Department, the English Department, the Global Studies Department, and the Social Work Department, DPS publishes the work of Providence College student-scholars through Digital Commons. Other departments are welcome and encouraged to participate. Contact DPS for further information.
The digital glossary presents selected words and phrases from literary texts of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, whose meanings and multiple connotations reflect important linguistic and cultural concepts. It allows users to compare and contrast a word’s distinct semantic functions throughout the text, gain experience doing humanities research, and learn about using computational tools to engage with texts.