Code

ROxygen2 now allows all MARC Relator Codes for Author Roles

2 min read A GitHub Pull Request that I submitted to the roxygen2 project for R has been merged, allowing the use of all MARC Relator codes.

Materials from a Conference Presentation at BH & DH: Book History and Digital Humanities

1 min read I’ve posted slides and a paper that Heather Wacha and I presented on assessing overlap between medieval maps at Book History and Digital Humanities: A conference at the Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture.

veccompare for R has been released on CRAN

1 min read veccompare, an R package I’ve authored with Heather Wacha, is now listed on CRAN.

A Workflow for Using Plaintext Notes with Zotero

8 min read I’ve created an “export translator” and a CSL file to facilitate creating and using plaintext notes associated with citations in the cross-platform reference manager Zotero. The CSL file should also be compatible with Mendeley and other programs that use the CSL standard.

Video Privacy Enhancer Plugin Updated

1 min read The Video Privacy Enhancer Plugin that I wrote for Pelican has been updated to allow embedding videos from Vimeo.

A Self-Hosted Sync Solution for Zotero

11 min read Because of my preference not to use the Zotero server to sync my academic library, I have written a small bash (command-line) function to sync Zotero database files over any server of one’s choosing (including, e.g., OwnCloud or Dropbox).

A Self-Hosted Sync Solution for Zotero

11 min read Because of my preference not to use the Zotero server to sync my academic library, I have written a small bash (command-line) function to sync Zotero database files over any server of one’s choosing (including, e.g., OwnCloud or Dropbox).

Markdown Mapper has been Updated to v0.1.2

1 min read Markdown Mapper has been Updated to v0.1.2, and now supports code blocks, blockquotes, and other sections of text that span multiple lines.

A Workflow for Using Plaintext Notes with JabRef

4 min read I’ve created two “export filters” to facilitate creating and using plaintext notes associated with citations in JabRef, a cross-platform reference manager.

Introducing Markdown Mapper

16 min read I’ve written a command-line program in R to facilitate reverse-engineering concept maps from plain-text notes (especially those written in Markdown).