EXPLORING
GLAM Data

Tim Sherratt ・@wraggetimsherratt.org

mostly Australian

These slides

1994–1997

Seeing differently

WWI service records

WEST Ernest Robert : Service Number - 5091 : Place of Birth - Benambra VIC : Place of Enlistment - Sale VIC : Next of Kin - (Mother) WEST Mrs F M

Name: WEST Ernest Robert
Service Number: 5091
Place of Birth: Benambra VIC
Place of Enlistment: Sale VIC
Next of Kin: (Mother) WEST Mrs F M

structured data!

Kevin

me

https://www.realfaceofwhiteaustralia.net/faces/

See: Sherratt & Bagnall, 'The people inside' in Seeing the Past with Computers

The REAL FACE OF WHITE AUSTRALIA

ASKINg NEW Questions

OCRd text

image

metadata

2011

2021

2011

2021

Understanding Access

1915

2011

2014

2014

2021

#redactionart

Creating pathways

GLAM data is...

  • collection metadata
  • text
  • images, sound, & video
  • 3d models
  • user generated
  • born digital
  • extracted & enriched
  • & more...

ABC RN
presenters

GLAM data

ReseArchers

GLAM WORKBENCH

  • Trove
  • DigitalNZ
  • Commonwealth Hansard
  • NAA RecordSearch
  • NMA
  • Te Papa
  • Open data portals
  • Web Archives
  • & more!

COLLECTIONS

gov.au
subdomains

  • 100+ Jupyter notebooks
  • Live code, text, images
  • Same code, different views
  • All in your browser!

The HOW

&

THE WHY

code

chart

text

Jupyter notebook

Getting started

National Museum of Australia

Explore APIs

  • Trove
  • DigitalNZ
  • National Museum of Australia
  • Te Papa
  • Museums Victoria
  • Web Archives

PLACES TO START

&

PLACES TO GO

GLAM CSV Explorer

app

notebook

ZooM out

&

Zoom in

TROVE newspaper harvester

HarvestING DATA

READY-TO-GO Data!

Web archives

abc.net.au

PLATFORMS

&

ENVIRONMENTS

Jump in with Binder

one click to start

Reclaim Cloud

NECTAR Cloud

A work in progress

HAVE SUGGESTIONS?

Need help?

Need help?

Need help?

The GLAM Workbench is...

  • Free!
  • Openly licensed to encourage reuse & modification
  • Shared through GitHub
  • Preserved in Zenodo

Thank you!

Exploring GLAM data

By Tim Sherratt

Exploring GLAM data

ResBaz Queensland, November 2021

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