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Slides from Arch-V #DH2014Lausanne Presentation

Published on July 11, 2014 by in Miscellanea

Attached are the slides for my Arch-V / BIA presentation at #DH2014Lausanne. The talk provides a sprint through the basic functioning and technology behind the implementation of a computer vision based search platform for archives of historical printed materials. Arch-V is a two-cluster tool set. The first cluster, the Arch-V

 
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Open Access Results in Increased Scholarship of English Broadside Ballads

Published on July 7, 2014 by in Miscellanea

Broadside ballads were the most circulated printed objects in England during the 17th century [1]. Sung by hawkers on street corners, pasted on the walls of alehouses, and framed as art by the middling and lower classes, the broadside ballad carried the news of day, tales of fantastical events and

 
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Ballad Sheet Forensics, Preservation, and the Digital Archive

Published on April 16, 2014 by in Miscellanea

Attached are the slides from my recent talk, “Ballad Sheet Forensics, Preservation, and the Digital Archive,” the final presentation at the Huntington Library’s Living English Broadside Ballads conference, April 4-5, 2014 (http://www.huntington.org/uploadedFiles/Files/PDFs/broadside_conf.pdf). The talk focused on the need to reconsider our understanding of what constitutes the “information” that we are

 
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EBBA Awarded 5th NEH Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Grant

Published on March 27, 2014 by in News

I’m excited to announce that today we received word that EBBA has been awarded its 5th NEH Collections and Reference Resources Grant.  Funding from this award will allow us to update the user interface, enhancing both human and machine access to the archive, and to add to the EBBA collection

 
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The Physical is the New Ephemeral

Published on March 13, 2014 by in Miscellanea

Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, the nascent period of what is now increasingly refered to as the Digital Humanities, one particular criticism dominated the academy at large’s resistance to the digital in all its forms: the ephemerality of the digital. Entire conferences, numerous books, and more journal articles and

 
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