February 8: Digital Research Management & Data
- Mitchell Whitelaw, “Generous Interfaces for Digital Cultural Collections” 9, no. 1 (2015). http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/9/1/000205/000205.html Estimated Read Time: 25 minutes
- Shelley Bernstein, “Rethinking the Museum Collection Online,” Medium, (April 11, 2017), https://medium.com/barnes-foundation/rethinking-the-museum-collection-online-e3b864d8bb39 Estimated Read Time: 4 minutes
- John Resig, “Using Computer Vision to Increase the Research Potential of Photo Archives,” John Resig, 2013, http://ejohn.org/research/computer-vision-photo-archives/, Estimated Read Time: 25 minutes
- Oliver Roeder, “An Excavation Of One Of The World’s Greatest Art Collections | FiveThirtyEight.” FiveThirtyEight, April 6, 2017. http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/an-excavation-of-one-of-the-worlds-greatest-art-collections/ Estimated Read Time: 14 minutes
- Ukiyo: https://ukiyo-e.org/
- “Experiments with the Getty’s Provenance Data » UCLA Digital Humanities, Spring 2015.” Accessed June 15, 2015. http://dhbasecamp.humanities.ucla.edu/gettydata/.
- Colour Lens: http://colourlens.org/
- Cooper Hewitt: https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/colors/
- V&A Museum, FABRIC Browser (search by color): http://visualiser.ssl.co.uk/vis2dtest1.html?vo=1&data=potpo2971&title=Mixed%20Collection
- Rijksmuseum Rijks Studio: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/rijksstudio
- ArtStor collections in DPLA: https://dp.la/search?partner%5B%5D=ARTstor
9:00-10:15am: Review of search and structured metadata.
- Google Search Help
- Safiya Umoja Noble, Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism
- 99% Invisible, “The Age of the Algorithm”
- Activity: Reverse Image Searching with Tin Eye and Google Images.
- Resource: JISC Metadata Guide
- Activity– on your own: Metadata games, http://play.metadatagames.org
10:30am -12:00pm: Organizing digital research and sustainable practices for maintaining data
- Recommended Formats Statement (Library of Congress)
- ISO Date-Time Format Standard (ISO-8601)
- 3-2-1 Backup Rule (Peter Krogh)
- Strong Password Generator
- Introduction to linked open data with Matthew Lincoln, Getty Research Institute: Matthew’s slides
- Resource: American Art Collaborative: Overview and Recommendation for implementing linked open data
2:30-4:00pm: What is possible with museum data?
- Review examples of what is being done with museum collection data.
- What is GitHub? See how the National Archives is using it, and the Te Papa.
- Activity: Using Palladio to visualize museum collections data sets.
- Resource: Matthew Lincoln, Mapping Artistic Attention in Amsterdam, 1550-1750 (with data)
- Resource: Description of “Tidy Data”
- Resources for social network visualizations: Artlas Bulletin, https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/artlas/vol6/iss3/
4:30-5:30pm: Please join us for a curator-led tour of the Getty’s permanent Manuscript collection, Outcasts: Prejudice and Persecution in the Medieval World, led by Kristen Collins, Curator, Department of Manuscripts, Getty Museum and Bryan Keene, Assistant Curator, Department of Manuscripts, Getty Museum. Read about the Manuscripts Collection the Getty’s Iris blog: http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/author/kcollins/
Planning of the exhibit blog posts: http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/tags/medieval-outcasts/
After the tour, please join us for a dinner at West Restaurant LA (6:30 – 8:30) – transportation will be provided from the tour to dinner.