GLAM Collections as Data

Tim Sherratt ・@wragge ・timsherratt.org

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/350981680

Collections as data

  • Shift scales
  • Find patterns
  • Extract features
  • Make connections

Trove newspaper search by place of publication

Newspaper articles with 'White Australia Policy' in their title

Harvest newspaper articles in bulk

Words before 'aliens' in Australian newspapers

  • computational narratives
  • experimentation & learning
  • tools & tutorials

Jupyter notebooks

In the cloud or on your desktop

GLAM Workbench

view static

run live

Static or live

What data?

Sources of GLAM data

  • Machine-readable but coding required for download

  • Downloadable but not easily findable

  • Structured but not downloadable

  • Downloadable but in many separate pieces

Machine-readable but coding required for download

Machine-readable but coding required for download

Downloadable but not easily findable

Downloadable but not easily findable

Structured but not downloadable

Structured but not downloadable

Structured but not downloadable

Structured but not downloadable

Downloadable but in many separate pieces

Downloadable but in many separate pieces

Downloadable but in many separate pieces

GLAM collections as data

By Tim Sherratt

GLAM collections as data

Presentation for the HUSS Data Forum, Latrobe University, 31 July 2019. See the video: https://vimeo.com/350981680

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