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  • Oct 10, 2020
  • 3 minutes read

DIGITAL TOOLS (MAPPING) MAPPING WITH KEPLER.GL

Kepler.gl is a digital mapping tool that is very useful for those wanting to work with data and map that data. This tool can be used for those in the digital humanities field, or anyone looking to map data digitally. Kepler.gl is a powerful open source geospatial analysis tool for large-scale data sets. Kepler.gl was an easy to use software that […]

  • Oct 10, 2020
  • 4 minutes read

DIGITAL TOOLS (TEXT MINING/TOPIC MODELING) TEXT ANALYSIS WITH VOYANT

Voyant Tools is a digital tool that is focused on text analysis. Voyant Tools is a project designed for digital humanities students and can also be used by the general public. This project was made to examine text and creates an interactive experience with that text. There are a few main tools within Voyant Tools […]

  • Oct 10, 2020
  • 3 minutes read

Digital Public Library of America’s Metadata Review

I chose to review the metadata used in the Digital Public Library of America’s database, which I used in module #5. What features of the digital objects does the metadata describe? The metadata describes: Created Date, Description, Creator, Partner, Contributing Institution, Subjects, Location, Format, URL, and Rights What features does it not describe? On the […]

  • Sep 09, 2020
  • 2 minutes read

Project MUSE Database Review

Overview: Project MUSE is a provider of digital humanities and social science online resources that has been in operation for 25 years. Project MUSE is a database that is available for use through the George Mason Library. This specific database offers a range of “complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals and books from many of […]

  • Sep 09, 2020
  • 3 minutes read

A GUIDE TO DIGITIZATION

Digitizing materials is becoming a more common place practice especially in the ever evolving world of progressing technology. It is an extremely important concept for making more materials (in our case historical materials) accessible. Digitization is a broad term with various applications that make sense for each type of digitization. For materials that are visual […]

  • Sep 09, 2020
  • 1 minute read

New York Public Library: Public Domain Collections

Website Name: New York Public Library Website URL: https://www.nypl.org/research/collections/digital-collections/public-domain Website’s Rights Statement URL: https://www.nypl.org/help/about-nypl/permissions-terms-conditions Annotation: The New York Public Library Digital Collection webpage is a digitized archives of collections that are available to the public for use. There are thousands of items that are digitized in this collection. Anything from photographs to videos to written works […]

  • Sep 09, 2020
  • 1 minute read

The Public Domain Review

Website Name: The Public Domain Review Website URL: https://publicdomainreview.org/ Website’s Rights Statement URL: https://publicdomainreview.org/legal Annotation: On The Public Domain Review’s website you will find “works which have now fallen into the public domain, that vast commons of out-of-copyright material that everyone is free to enjoy, share, and build upon without restriction.” This web page has different categories […]

  • Sep 09, 2020
  • 1 minute read

Field Museum

Website Name: Field Museum Website URL: https://www.fieldmuseum.org/ Website’s Rights Statement URL: https://www.fieldmuseum.org/about/copyright-statement Annotation: On the Field Museum web page you can find their current online exhibits, online collections, educational resources, and information about their museum events. The Field Museum has an emphasis on natural history, some of their notable exhibits include Griffin Halls of Evolving Planet (which […]

  • Sep 09, 2020
  • 1 minute read

Prelinger Archives

Website Name: Internet Archive: Prelinger Archives Website URL: https://archive.org/details/prelinger?&sort=-downloads&page=2 Website Right’s Statement URL: https://help.archive.org/hc/en-us/articles/360014759692-Rights Annotation: The Prelinger Archives is “a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. Prelinger Archives remains in existence, holding approximately 11,000 […]

  • Sep 09, 2020
  • 1 minute read

NASA On The Commons

Website Name: NASA On The Commons Website URL: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasacommons Website’s Rights Statement URL: https://www.flickr.com/people/nasacommons/ Annotation: On the NASA On The Common’s Flickr web page you will find various images, videos, and audio content provided by NASA for the public. These images are public domain and are to be used freely. “All photographs on the NASAcommons Flickr account […]

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