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Digital Scholarship Center: Getting Started With Scalar: Digital Humanities Publishing

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Getting Started With Scalar: Digital Humanities Publishing

Getting Started with Scalar: Digital Humanities Publishing

This video tutorial introduces Scalar, an open-source Digital Scholarship and Digital Humanities platform which can be used to develop interactive course projects and long-form multi-modal documents that include text, images, video, audio, and metadata. The system can also easily access content in many well-known digital archives, such as the Internet Archive and Hathi Trust digital library.

This video shows examples of how Scalar has been used to present content in fresh and innovative ways. We share the Freedom's Ring Scalar project by Stanford University and a project based on author Robert Bole's book titled The Summit at Hollybush, which describes the 1967 Glassboro Summit between President Johnson and Soviet Premier Kosygin. The video also provides information on using Scalar at Rowan University, including an overview of registering an account and creating a new book project.