Robin Camille Davis


Robin presenting at Designing for Digital, her favorite conference, 2023

I often present things I make and think about! I post almost everything I present here: slides, handouts, code, and/or TL;DR-style notes. These are mostly library-related.

See also: Workshops

If you’ve got questions about any of these, or would like to invite me to present something, feel free to email me.

Beyond Band-Aids: Rethinking Accessibility Widgets

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Practices that Foster Belonging: Igniting Inclusion from Day One

Orientation vs onboarding

Workshop: The Art and Science of Perfectly Tolerable Web Forms

Web forms. What are they? Why are they?

From Chaos to Clarity: Improve Your Library’s Web Presence with Content Strategy

LibTech Insights Complementary Webinar. Learn how to create effective content strategies for your library website

Panel: Decreasing Barriers to Library Use

EDII Lunch and Learn series. Make your services inclusive, accessible, and welcoming to all

Conducting Pop-Up User Research That Moves a Project Forward

Accessibility Initiatives at NC State University Libraries

Space needs. Where can I go that is quiet, uncrowded, or does not have overhead lights that give me a headache?

Designing for Stressed Users, Your New Default Audience

Mental bandwidth. Not stressed: full. Stressed: a fraction of the available bandwidth

Better Web Forms: Practical Tips for Evaluation, Accessibility, and Design

Before and after screenshots of forms. Before: longer and more complex. After: simpler and shorter

Working Together: Developing Better Practices for Collaborating in a Remote & Hybrid Workplace at NC State

Better Practices for Hybrid Meetings & Collaboration

Ascending to New Heights: A Jumpstart Program to Prepare Students for Careers in Library Technology

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Emails Are UX, Too: How to Make Better Overdue Notices and Other Communications

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Intro to Python (Build a Twitter Bot)

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Turn “written by committee” into a good thing with a user-centered content strategy

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Uncovering the Mystery of How Users Find and Use Ebooks Through Guerilla Testing

Participatory Paper Prototyping: Revealing User Needs and Priorities

Nondescript: How computers understand writing style — and what that means for privacy

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Bot Literacy: Teaching Librarians to Make Twitter Bots

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The Final Death(s) of Digital Scholarship: An Ongoing Case Study of DH2005 Projects

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Keep it secret, keep it safe! Preserving anonymity by subverting stylometry

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Python for Beginners: A Gentle and Fun Introduction (workshop)

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Twine for Tutorials

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Build your own Twitter bot: a gentle and fun introduction to Python (workshop)

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HTML and CSS for library professionals (workshop)

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Making ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’–style Tutorials with Twine

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“Escape the Library!” Information Literacy and Collaborative Learning

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Accessibility basics: Usable today, preservable for tomorrow

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Gaming, Gamification, + DH (with a hands-on Twine tutorial)

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The New Zero-Cost Curated Course Pack: Interactive Databases, Videos and Other Library Gems to Enrich Your Teaching

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Search, Save, Cite! A Guided Tour of the New Library Website & OneSearch

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Web scraping 201: wget, Python, and BeautifulSoup

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Library Gems Beyond the Book & PDF: Responding to diverse learning styles & taking advantage of teaching online

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Drupal + Git

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Intro to Text Analysis

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Nondescript: A web tool for subverting authorship attribution

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Die Hard: Saving the Web for Scholars

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The Library Outpost: Modules, Templates, and Outreach in Blackboard

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Resources Supporting Diversity Issues and Diverse Learning Styles

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Who does the Internet think you are?

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Your business card is the internet

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Taking Care of Digital Efforts: A Multiplanar View of Project Afterlives

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Integrating information literacy in distance learning contexts

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Research Data Management Basics

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Murder Mystery Challenge!

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Mug Shots, Rap Sheets, & Oral Histories: Building the Digital Collections at John Jay

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Life With Pi: Microcomputing in Academia

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Reassignment project: Early Modern Digital Agendas

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Refining our library’s web presence

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Implementing a reference logger

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Seeing: final report for EMDA

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Personal information management

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Sentiment analysis of the Reading Experience Database

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DH Curation Guide presentations

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Chapels, Devils, Monks, & Friars: the Irreverent Language of Printing History

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