DIY Infrastructure

Building the GLAM Workbench

Tim Sherratt · @wragge@hcommons.social

Play along!

fragility

impact

longevity

2011

2022

  • Make everything open

  • Small parts, loosely coupled

  • Automate the boring stuff

  • Promote use and welcome collaboration

sustainability?

sustainability

openness

GLAM Workbench

gov.au subdomains

Explore open datasets

National Museum of Australia

Powerpoints from web archives

Covers from digitised journals

Newspapers via DigitalNZ

Museum of Victoria

100% recycled redactions from National Archives of Australia

scissors & paste

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

visualising newspaper searches

QueryPic

jump in with Binder

one click to start

small parts, loosely coupled

automate the boring bits

GitHub repo

Docker container

GitHub Action

automated!

Docker container

plug & play!

  • Binder

  • Reclaim Cloud

  • Nectar

  • Local Docker

more control

more technical knowledge

Reclaim Cloud

Nectar

Docker

(Quay.io)

Next?

Datasette

data sharing & exploration

Trove List to CollectionBuilder exhibition

Packaged code

for easy reuse

a new GLAM Workbench repository

configured for development & reuse

  • basic software requirements
  • GitHub actions
  • container creation
  • Reclaim Cloud config
  • notebook testing
  • converts README to notebook
  • Zenodo integration
  • versioning
  • licence

Zenodo

preservation & citability

make everything open

promote use and welcome collaboration

DIY GLAM Workbench

add resources!

improve the docs!

contribute code!

generated from GitHub

get involved!

thanks!

Wikidata

Everyday Heritage

ask a question

watch a video

report a problem

book a chat

updates!

presentations!

value?

longevity?

make everything open

DIY Infrastructure: Building the GLAM Workbench

By Tim Sherratt

DIY Infrastructure: Building the GLAM Workbench

Presentation for Reviewing, Revising, and Refining Open Social Scholarship: Australasia, 16 November 2022

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