Conjunctions of Scholarly Communications, Digital Humanities, and Academic Libraries
conjunctions of scholarly
humanities, and academic
Encyclopedias, ontologies, computers, and where we are now
November 10, 2016
I’m Always Surprised
when someone who discovers I’m a librarian asks
what will happen to the library now that the book
is dead. This happens more than you might think,
and it represents a misunderstanding of what a
library is and what a book is
Who Here Has Heard (Or Used) ANY of These
• Structured Ontology
• Controlled Vocabulary
• Digital Preservation
….libraries are information retrieval and
provision platforms that organize a lot of
information to make books/articles/content
Title Oral history and digital humanities : voice, access, and engagement / edited
by Douglas A. Boyd and Mary A. Larson.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition First edition.
Description xv, 205 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Palgrave studies in oral history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Orality/aurality -- "Oral history in the age of digital possibilities" /
by William Schneider -- "Why do we call it oral history? Refocusing on orality/aurality in
the digital age" / by Sherna Berger Gluck – [And much more, ABRIDGED TO FIT]
Subject Oral history.
Oral history -- Methodology.
Added Author Boyd, Douglas A., 1970- editor.
Larson, Mary, 1964- editor.
ISBN 9781137322005, 1137322004, 9781137322012, 1137322012
Title: What's Next for Digital Humanities?
Authors: Mone, Gregory
Source: Communications of the ACM. Jun2016, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p20-21. 2p.
Document Type: Article
Subject Terms: DIGITAL humanities
HUMANITIES -- Software
EMANCIPATION of slaves – History
Geographic Terms: VENICE (Italy)
People: KISSINGER, Henry, 1923-
Abstract: The article discusses the use of computer software in digital humanities. Digital
humanities projects by doctoral candidate Micki Kaufman to analyze the telephone
conversations and meeting minutes of foreign policy advisor Henry Kissinger, a three-
dimensional map of Venice, Italy, and an analysis of the U.S. post-emancipation period by
historian Scott Nesbit are described.
Write and Edit
Publish (self or other)
Libraries / Archives
Put on ‘shelves’ (physical
Libraries / Archives && Digital Humanists
Catalog / add Controlled Vocabularies
(from Structured Ontologies) to describe
and inter-relate (or geocoordinate, or….)
Put on digital ‘shelves’ (using OAI-PMH,
so Google and others can find it)