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If the 19th century was witness to a shift in awareness of time as a concept, and the 20th century revealed awareness in the power of language, then the 21st century will be characterized by keen spatial awareness. Despite the assumption that space would become insignificant in the digital age,...
The purpose of this study was to identify critical elements in a conceptual model for a community-engaged data curation in the digital humanities, to propose a set of evaluation criteria that would act as guiding principles in pursuing such work in the future, and to explore ways in which...
Discovery is a growing trend in libraries, involving elements such as metadata, collections, user experience, web design, and marketing into one seamless and enjoyable customer experience. How can we make our great stuff easier for users to discover? This session is a multi-faceted examination of...
Data collected for thesis: Articulating a vision for community-engaged data curation in the digital humanities.
Data collected for thesis: Articulating a vision for community-engaged data curation in the digital humanities.Download
This dataset contains anonymized data collected as part of the thesis completed in partial completion of the MA/MLIS programme. The dataset consists of a spreadsheet outlining the project names and their consequent numbers and a Word document containing anonymized data for 28 numbered projects.
This presentation explores the civic role of libraries in relation to the open data movement. Where do cities and libraries intersect? How can we support digital literacy, promote civic participation and leverage the knowledge found in our communities? We discuss two events that took place in...
Reading from a distance: computational text analysis with Voyeur and its implications on literary criticism.Download
Computing has had a transformative effect on the natural and applied sciences, yet humanists remain skeptical of the benefits that digital technologies can have on their work. If they do, in fact, understand what computer-mediated text analysis offers, they imagine its effect limited to mere...