Living archaeologies of online collections

Tim Sherratt · @wragge

2022

1915

1954

2011

  • HTML/JS charts
  • Plotly studio
  • Jupyter notebooks in Git
  • Convert to CSV
  • Standardise column names

Weekly updates!

Which newspapers when?

What's can't you see in the NAA

Closed files 2015 to 2021

Pre-access recorder

Closed files 2020

DFAT

withheld pending advice

340km of records

Full series harvests

47% of series have no item descriptions

that's 50km of records

Weekly updates!

From March 2021 onwards...

Many other harvests...

Dedicated data repositories

Extract from code repo

doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6812932

Zenodo community

Better ways?

Is it important?

Living archaeologies of online collections

By Tim Sherratt

Living archaeologies of online collections

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