It is tempting to think we in the humanities are a bit behind the times in getting excited right now about using large datasets to answer research questions.
The british library (Bl) Is interested in working with successful projects in accessing and utilising their large-scale sources of data.
Our core activities as digital curators is to support, critique and experiment with innovative approaches to scholarship and historical phenomena that are enabled by the digital transformations taking place around us.
In a sense the pursuit of knowledge is not the point. Two or so weeks ago, this hourly stream of randomly selected small illustrations and ornamentations started life as a sea of faces.
The training programme is guided by a number of principles.
There are some odd gaps and declines in article volume for some journals around 2005. This isn’t due to actual publication trends, so we are working on why the data isn’t accurate – huge thanks to the metadata services team (Especially corine deliot) For their hard work.
What is an ongoing debate in the digital research community?
Mixing is the second creative information behaviour. It combines the material and explores the connection between articles.
We started the project with a platform in mind—a great system that allows audiences to interact with content and ‘characters’ via text or social media—but my research soon highlighted a few major hurdles.
The winners of the british library labs awards were announced at the british library labs symposium, held on monday 2nd november 2015, at the british library.
I can’t believe it’s been a year since people from national, state, regional, university libraries (as well as a few galleries, archives and museums) met in London to attend the first global ‘Library Labs’ event at the British Library on 13th and 14th of September 2018.
The 2019 British Library Labs Staff Award, now in its fourth year, gives recognition to current British Library staff who have created something brilliant using the Library’s digital collections or data.
The BL Labs team are pleased to announce that the seventh annual British Library Labs Symposium will be held on Monday 11 November 2019, from 9:30 – 17:00* (see note below) in the British Library Knowledge Centre, St Pancras.
In this post, Nicolas Moretto, Metadata Systems Analyst at the British Library, reflects on his work trip to India.