“Digital Humanities Go Vogue” at Yale University
From a Yale Daily News Article:
This fall, Librarian for Digital Humanities Research Peter Leonard and Public Services Librarian Lindsay King released results from an ongoing project that aims to employ data mining tools — algorithms that extract information from digital sources — in the analysis of Vogue magazine’s sprawling digital archives. The project is the first large-scale digital humanities project in periodicals at Yale and will precipitate other “experiments” to explore the potential of technology to answer research questions in the humanities.
“We think of libraries as buying physical books, and Yale libraries will never stop,” Leonard said. “But we also want to develop ways of making sense of large cultural collections.”
Read the Complete Article (572 Words)
Direct to Robots Reading Vogue Project Web Site
Including several interactive demos. Cool and interesting!
See Also: Details About Robots Reading Vogue Project (Approx. 1700 words via Yale News)
Note: Leonard and King will be part of a panel at the Charleston Conference next Friday.
See Also: “Digital Humanities on the Rise at Stanford” (October 25, 2014)
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.