Caro Pinto is the librarian for social science & emerging technologies at Hampshire College, where she oversees collection development, outreach, and instruction for the school of Critical Social Inquiry as well as evaluating and integrating emerging technology into classroom and library practice. Currently, she’s developing a digital humanities methods course for undergraduates at Hampshire.

From 2009-2011, Pinto was an archivist at the Yale University Library where she arranged and described collections, managed a large-scale digitization project, taught research education courses, and provided reference and outreach services. Pinto is a graduate of Smith College; she holds a MA in history from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a MS in library and information science from Simmons College.

Caro has just returned from the fall meeting (PDF) of New England Archivists; stay tuned for a post on what she learned there.

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Are you involved in Digital Humanities in New England? Define that however you like! From the geek in grad school who’s the only one in hir humanities classroom to be taking notes on a laptop to the manager of massive institutional digital project, we want to know who and where you are!

After THATCampNewEngland, some of us were talking about a DH pub night, or DH work days, or some informal gathering where we can get together, skillshare, network, or even just kvetch about the things that keep breaking in our work! Since Cliotropic has so generously set up this space for us, I thought, hey! why not use it?

To kick us off: I’m Marta, recent Ph.D. in English from Tufts University. My website is PhDeviate.org. I got into digital humanities years before I knew there was a term for what I did! Also years before I knew anyone else was doing it! Confusing! But eventually I stopped reinventing the wheel and learned that there’s a community of people who think about tools the way I do. (Disclaimers: I don’t promise never to reinvent the wheel again, and not everyone in DH thinks about tools the way I do. Broad strokes here!) My current interests include digital scholarly editions, digital productivity tools, and digital teaching tools. I’m currently involved in learning XML.

So, who are you? What do you do? What events would you like to see in New England?