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IT’S NOT TOO LATE!  YOU CAN STILL COME TO THATCAMP HBCU!  CLICK ON THE “REGISTER” TAB ABOVE! We have 10 spots left! We are having the conference at an HBCU, but you don’t have to be HBCU affiliated to attend! … Continue reading

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Khan Academy and Duolingo

For those who don’t know, Khan Academy is a website of over 3200 short videos on such topics as math (from basic all the way up to calculus), physics (from just a little above my head to way above my … Continue reading

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Dork Shorts

If you took a look at our schedule outline, you will see that, on the last day of the conference, during lunch, we are scheduled to do something called “dork shorts.” Dork Shorts is a THATCamp tradition which is loosely … Continue reading

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Session proposal: Using university library archives and digital collections for student projects

The Mervyn H. Sterne Library at UAB hosts UAB Digital Collections (, including oral histories, student-created ethnographic films, images, letters, and other documents related to medical history; StoryCorps interviews, and archives of a number of UAB publications.  Although we don’t … Continue reading

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New to THATCamp

I am hoping to have a blast. This will be my first time.  Well it seems really cool to get together with like minds and create. Really looking forward to the process. I hope that others will jump on board. … Continue reading

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