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Digital scholarship at the British Library by stella wisdom for Researching Born Digital Archives event

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Presentation for the British Library Researching Born Digital Archives event on 16 March 2017

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Digital scholarship at the British Library by stella wisdom for Researching Born Digital Archives event

  1. 1. Digital Scholarship @ British Library Stella Wisdom, Digital Curator Researching born-digital archives event 16th March 2017
  2. 2. www.bl.uk 2 Meet the Digital Research Team We support researchers in the innovative use of British Library's digital collections and data through: • Working behind the scenes to get content in digital form and online • Offering digital research support and guidance • Supporting collaborative projects • Running events, competitions, and awards
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  4. 4. www.bl.uk 4 Defining Digital Research Using computational methods either to answer existing research questions or to challenge existing theoretical paradigms…. Geocoding Data Visualisation Data Mining Georeferencing Crowdsourcing Text mining Collaboration
  5. 5. www.bl.uk 5 Big Data + Old History https://youtu.be/tp4y-_VoXdA
  6. 6. www.bl.uk 6 Example: Political Meetings Mapper “I was able to do in minutes with a python code what I’d spent the last ten years trying to do by hand!” Dr. Katrina Navickas, BL Labs Winner 2015 https://youtu.be/0lx0CL_dsQs 5,519 meetings discovered in 462 towns and villages across the UK http://politicalmeetingsmapper.co.uk/maps/ , https://youtu.be/0lx0CL_dsQs
  7. 7. www.bl.uk 7 Political Meetings Mapper Video: https://youtu.be/XabsuyNkD5s
  8. 8. www.bl.uk 8 Big Data History of Music How can vast amounts of bibliographic data held by research libraries be unlocked for music researchers to analyse? Can this data be interrogated in ways that challenge the traditional narratives of music history? Analyses and visualisations exposed previously uncharted patterns in the history of music, for instance the rise and fall of music printing in 16th- and 17th- century Europe (huge dips in output in Venice were down to plague and war).
  9. 9. www.bl.uk 9 Handwritten text recognition http://transcriptorium.eu/
  10. 10. www.bl.uk 10 Datasets data.bl.uk As part of its work to open its data to wider use, the British Library is making copies of some of its datasets available for research and creative purposes. This site is a 'beta', and is in the early stages of development. If you have questions or feedback about this site or our open data work, please email digitalresearch@bl.uk. We'd also love to hear what you've done or made with the data.
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  13. 13. www.bl.uk 13 The Off the Map Competition • A new type of collaboration • Explores how British Library digital collections can be used in creative ways • Engagement with new audiences • Opportunity for students in the UK to showcase their talents to industry
  14. 14. www.bl.uk 14 #Shakespeare400 2016 commemorations of 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare
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  16. 16. www.bl.uk 16 The Tempest Shakespeare was inspired to write The Tempest when he read of the fate of the Sea- Adventure, a ship taking English colonists to North America which was wrecked off the coast of Bermuda in 1609. The Bermudas were then the most feared place on earth for sea travellers, who had heard stories about the islands being inhabited by devils. Map of Bermuda as published in Gerhard Mercator and Jodocus Hondius' world atlas of 1633. Maps K.Top 123
  17. 17. www.bl.uk 17 Off the Map 2016 1st Place: “The Tempest” by Team Quattro, De Montfort University, Leicester YouTube flythrough: https://youtu.be/0lzpEFgpk3Y
  18. 18. www.bl.uk 18 A Midsummer Night’s Dream From Boydell's Collection of Prints illustrating Shakespeare's works http://www.bl.uk/collection-items/boydells-collection-of-prints-illustrating-shakespeares-works
  19. 19. www.bl.uk 19 Off the Map 2016 2nd Place: ‘Midsummer’ by Tom Battey, London College of Communication YouTube flythrough: https://youtu.be/sz-IKvp62NI
  20. 20. www.bl.uk 20 Sarah Cole, Poetic Places Creative-Entrepreneur-In-Residence http://www.poeticplaces.uk/
  21. 21. www.bl.uk 21 What is Poetic Places? • A free, native app for Android and iOS devices. • Bring poetic depictions of places into the physical world, helping people to encounter literature and heritage in relevant locations, accompanied by materials drawn from cultural heritage collections. • Brings literature and heritage into everyday life in unexpected moments. Serendipitous discovery; not tours. • Browse the poems and places without being in situ.
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  23. 23. www.bl.uk 24 Get in touch! Web: http://www.bl.uk/subjects/digital-scholarship Blog: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digital-scholarship/ Email: digitalresearch@bl.uk Twitter: : @BL_DigiSchol #bldigital

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