Building the GLAM Workbench

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

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

Understanding access

Constructing access

Skills?

Starting points?

The GLAM Workbench is...

  • tools, tutorials, examples, hacks & ready-to-use data
  • openly licensed and freely available through 41 GitHub repositories
  • powered by Jupyter

code

chart

text

Jupyter notebook

The how & the why...

  • run notebooks in your web browser
  • live in the cloud
  • learn while undertaking real research tasks
  • see the possibilities...

Finding GLAM data

GLAM

data sources

Newspapers
in bulk

Harvest NAA data & images

ABC RN Programs

Text from web pages

OCRd text from
journals

Asking different questions

Newspapers
over time

GLAM

CSV Explorer

Hansard
by year

Changes in
an archived
web page

gov.au domains

NMA collections in time & space

Open collections in
DigitalNZ

Scissors
& paste

Hacking heritage

Newspaper articles as images

Random records

Live documentation

Explore APIs

Web archives

Pathways

  • different users
  • different views
  • different environments

Quick start using Binder

Just one click for a live, customised computing environment

app

notebook

Different views

Beyond Binder

The GLAM Workbench is:

  • Free!
  • Openly licensed to encourage reuse & modification
  • Shared through GitHub
  • Preserved in Zenodo
  • Use it, share it, change it

Lecture for Data Sculpting course, 18 March 2021

By Tim Sherratt

Lecture for Data Sculpting course, 18 March 2021

Video available at: https://vimeo.com/525872948

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