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Supporting Digital Projects in the Humanities & Social Sciences

Supporting Digital Projects in the Humanities & Social Sciences

Talk given at the "Creating and Exploiting Digital Collections" seminar, run by NUI Galway Library (http://library.nuigalway.ie) on 28th July, 2014. Programme details are available at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/creating-and-exploiting-digital-collections-tickets-5180495000

Dave Kelly

July 31, 2014
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  1. Supporting 

    Digital Projects"
    in the humanities and social sciences!

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  2. David Kelly "
    Research Technologist"
    Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences"
    NUI Galway"
    [email protected]"

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  3. Introductions!
    Overview!
    Project themes & examples!
    Data-oriented!
    Challenges!
    Questions!
     
     
    Web Interactive!
    Collections!

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  4. User Interface design!
    Visual design!
    Front-end web development!
    !
    Web application / database
    development!
    Data
    oriented
    Collections
    Web
    Interactive

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  5. Data oriented"

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  6. Structuring
    Data
    Importing
    Data
    Enhancing
    Data
    Tool  
    development
    Exploratory
    visualisations
    Types of
    outputs
    h&ps://www.flickr.com/photos/usoceangov/8290528771  

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  7. •  Data  structure  
    •  Merged  exisEng  data  
    with  data  extracted  
    from  web  sources  
    •  Data  cleaning  
    •  Data  enhancement  
    through  geo-­‐coding  
    h&p://mapping.creaEve-­‐edge.eu  
    Pat  Collins,  James  Cunningham  
    Data oriented
    sample"

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  8. Collections"

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  9. Catalogue or “database-style”
    applications and "
    Digital editions"

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  10. h&p://ossianonline.org  
    Rebecca  Barr,  JusEn  Tonra  
    •  UI/Visual  Design  
    •  Data  transformaEons  (TEI  
    XML  à  HTML  /  Plain  Text)  
    •  Novel  interfaces  &  
    interacEons  (annotaEon)  
    Collection Sample"

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  11. h&p://ossianonline.org  
    Rebecca  Barr,  JusEn  Tonra  

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  12. Web Interactives"

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  13. Create explorable
    explanations"
    "
    Interactive visualisation of data to allow for
    user-driven exploration"
    "
    (vs. presenting a single view)"
     *  h&ps://medium.com/@akarve/virtuoso-­‐data-­‐visualizaEon-­‐297cf7f858f6  
    *

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  14. Display  the  high-­‐level  
    overview  
    Allow  user  to    
    explore  based  on  
    their  interests  

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  15. Unpublished  interacEve  prototype  

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  16. Unpublished  interacEve  prototype  

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  17. Maintenance &
    Preservation"

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  18. Measurement &"
    Marketing"

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  19. Publishing data,
    APIs, code"

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  20. h&ps://twi&er.com/jakevdp/status/487329553417658368  

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  21. Identifying potential
    linkages"

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  22. Thank you"
    David Kelly"
    [email protected]
    @davkell
    linkedin.com/in/davkell

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