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.”
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Including several interactive demos. Cool and interesting!