Publications and Presentations

  • Taylor, M., Mottweiler, C.M., Aguiar, N.R., Naylor, E.R., & Levernier, J.G. (2020). “Paracosms: The Imaginary Worlds of Middle Childhood.” Child Development 91(1), e164-e178. doi: 10.1111/cdev.13162.
  • Wacha, Heather, and Jacob Levernier (2019). Cartography and code: Incorporating automation in the exploration of medieval mappaemundi. Digital Medievalist 12(1): 4, pp. 1–29. https://doi.org/10.16995/dm.84
  • Alfano, M., Higgins, A., & Levernier, J.G. (2019). Mapping human values: Enhancing social marketing through obituary data-mining. In L. Kahle & E. Attay (eds.), Social and Cultural Values in a Global and Digital Age.
  • Levernier, J.G. (2018, October). Creating self-updating reports from 5 to 5000 datapoints: Using R and R Markdown in a library workflow. Talk presented at Digital Library Federation Forum conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Ahnberg, K. (Presenting), Armstrong, D.R., de la Cruz Gutiérrez, M., Larrivee, A., Levernier, J. (Presenting), & Sarno, A.L. (2018, October). Data Stewardship and Patron Privacy: Facilitating action within your library. Talk presented at Digital Library Federation Forum conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Wacha, H. & Levernier, J.G. (2018, May). Incorporating automation in the exploration of medieval mappamundi using the veccompare package for R. Invited talk for the Library of Congress' Topics in Preservation Series.
  • Alfano, M., Higgins, A. & Levernier, J. (2018). Identifying virtues and values through obituary data-mining. Journal of Value Inquiry. doi:10.1007/s10790-017-9602-0.
  • Himmelstein, D.S., Romero, A.R., Levernier, J.G., Munro, T.A., McLaughlin, S.R., Greshake Tzovaras, B., & Greene, C.S. (2018). Sci-Hub provides access to nearly all scholarly literature. PeerJ Preprints, 6:e3100v3.
    https://doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.3100v3
  • Levernier, J.G., Borghi, J., Quinless, J., & Thompson, M.S. (2017, October). Surveying the landscape of data governance and ethics. Panel discussion, Digital Library Federation Forum conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Levernier, J.G. (2017, October). Photographing books at an intentional keystone using fiducial markers. Lightning talk presented at the Digital Library Federation Forum conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Wacha, H.G., & Levernier, J.G. (2017, September). Cartography and code: Incorporating automation in the exploration of medieval mappamundi. Paper presented at BH & DH: Book History and Digital Humanities: A conference for the history of print & digital culture.
  • Levernier, J.G. (2016). The Axiology of Necrologies: Using Natural Language Processing to Examine Values in Obituaries (Dissertation). University of Oregon.
    http://hdl.handle.net/1794/22282
  • Alfano, M., Iurino, K., & Levernier, J.G. (2015, May). Constructing and Validating a Scale of Intellectual Humility. Presentation at John Templeton Foundation Intellectual Humility conference.
  • Taylor, M., Mottweiler, C.M., Naylor, E.R., & Levernier, J.G. (2015). Imaginary worlds in middle childhood: A case study of two pairs of coordinated paracosms. Creativity Research Journal. doi:10.1080/10400419.2015.1030318
  • Levernier, J. G., Alfano, M., & Higgins, A. (2015, February). Speaking Well of the Dead. Poster presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference.
  • Eanes, R., Pittman, M., & Levernier, J. G. (2015, February). Secrets in Plain Sight: Mining Datasets in the Social Sciences. Panel discussion on data ethics, Graduate School Research Forum, University of Oregon.
  • Levernier, J. G. (2014, February). The Dirt on Data: Data Management Fundamentals. Poster presented at Graduate School Research Forum, University of Oregon.
  • Alfano, M., & Levernier, J. G. (2013, December). Speaking Well of the Dead. Presentation invited by San Francisco State University Department of Philosophy.
  • Levernier, J. G., Mottweiler, C. M., & Taylor M. (2013, July). The Creation of Imaginary Worlds in Middle Childhood. Paper presented at Making Sense of: Play, an Inter-Disciplinary.Net conference.
  • Levernier, J. G., Magid, A. J., Kloeris, M. P., & O’Sullivan, M. (2010, April). Upon My Soul, a Wicked Lie: Emotional Reactions to Lying. Poster presented at Western Psychological Association conference.
  • Delegate, National Conference on Ethics in America, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, 2009. Selected by Dean of College of Arts and Sciences as the sole representative of University of San Francisco at the United States Military Academy’s undergraduate conference on Ethics.

Selected projects

Open-Source Software

Datasets

  • Wacha, Heather G., and Jacob G. Levernier. (2017). Toponym Sets for Medieval Mappamundi, transcribed and normalized (version e25c8) [Data file].
    https://www.github.com/publicus/medieval_mappamundi
  • Levernier, J.G. (2016): The Axiology of Necrologies: Using Natural Language Processing to Examine Values in Obituaries (Dissertation Code and Limited Data). University of Oregon. Software.
    http://doi.org/10.7264/D3WC7S

Hardware

  • Levernier, J.G. (2017). “Impost” book scanner design (released under a Creative Commons CC0 dedication).
  • Levernier, J.G. (2017). “Non-Destructive Guillotine” book scanner design (released under a Creative Commons CC0 dedication).