10-14-15 Notes LIS 4810 - 1
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Date Created: 10/20/15
LIS 4810 Digital Libraries 101415 Zach Van Stanley In this class we focused on digital humanities To begin this we broke the phrase into its components Humanities largely focus on text especially primary sources We connected digital humanities with cultural heritage institutions libraries archives and museums We examined the similarities and differences of these types of institutions These were based on the following main issues Materials primary secondary and tertiary as well as types such as artwork and artifacts Missions organization access preservation management etc Identifying these differences allows for better understanding of these institutions which allows for better usage and implementation We then reviewed the benefits of digitization with emphasis on how digitization benefits cultural heritage institutions Access and preservation are especially important in this context and this is especially true of fragile items such as film Differences in research methodology Humanities Science Interpretive left to users problemcentered core materials lead to other materials materials lead to central issue General time periods of digital humanities Preinternet development of searchability and textual databases 1990s maturation of institutionalization the phrase humanities around the electronic campfire relates to this 2000s rise of web 20 humanist laboratory development Thematic research collections sometimes referred to as digital archives These bring together scholarly sources and primary sources from multiple collections to support a theme
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