publication . Article . 2018

Librarians, archivists, and big data in international digital humanities project work

Alex H. Poole; Deborah A. Garwood;
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  • Published: 11 Apr 2018 Journal: Journal of Documentation, volume 74, pages 804-826 (issn: 0022-0418, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Emerald
Abstract
<jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Purpose</jats:title> <jats:p>In Digging into Data 3 (DID3) (2014-2016), ten funders from four countries (the USA, Canada, the UK, and the Netherlands) granted $5.1 million to 14 project teams to pursue data-intensive, interdisciplinary, and international digital humanities (DH) research. The purpose of this paper is to employ the DID3 projects as a case study to explore the following research question: what roles do librarians and archivists take on in data-intensive, interdisciplinary, and international DH projects?</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Design/met...
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free text keywords: Library and Information Sciences, Information Systems, Library science, Political science, Big data, business.industry, business, Data curation, Originality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Technical support, Outreach, Snowball sampling, Research question, Digital curation
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