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Andrew Torget - Digital Scholarship

  1. 1. Digital Scholarship Andrew J. Torget, Ph.D.Assistant Professor — History andrew.torget@unt.edu
  2. 2. “Colleges, like newspapers, will be tornapart by new ways of sharing information enabled by the Internet.”
  3. 3. Book Search
  4. 4. NGRI 2010 Student Presentations• Six student presenters at the Spring Meeting of the Texas Branch- American Society for Microbiology (1 poster award winner)• Five posters and one talk scheduled for UNT University Scholars Day• One student selected to present at the NGRI Symposium.
  5. 5. COMPUTER SCIENTIST HISTORIAN How did people andHow can we develop algorithms that ideas move simultaneously throughwill detect meaningful language time and space across the Northpatterns scattered across millions of American continent from 1800 towords? (College of Engineering) 2000? (College of Arts and Sciences) CENTRAL QUESTION What do you do with a million pages of historical newspapers?LIBRARIAN How do you curate INFORMATION SCIENTISTlarge-scale digital collections in ways How do you organize a millionthat foster new scholarship while digital newspaper pages in a wayalso ensuring the long-term that promotes discovery, access topreservation of those same massive information, and innovative newdigital collections? (Library) scholarship? (College of Information)

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