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What Library Digitization Leaves Out: Predicting the Availability of Digital Surrogates of English Novels [article]

Allen Riddell, Troy J. Bassett
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Library digitization has made more than a hundred thousand 19th-century English-language books available to the public.  ...  Certain kinds of novels, notably novels written by men and novels published in multivolume format, have digital surrogates available at distinctly higher rates than other kinds of novels.  ...  Jones (2011), by contrast, uses a library catalog, leaving open the question of what books were published but never collected by this particular library.  ... 
arXiv:2009.00513v1 fatcat:tetgsl56xzh4nh2nfgq634xtzm

Display At Your Own Risk: An Experimental Exhibition of Digital Cultural Heritage

Andrea Wallace, Ronan Deazley
2016 Social Science Research Network  
By printing the digital surrogate to the work's original dimensions, it invites reflection on the nature and quality of the reproductions that institutions make available online in place of the material  ...  A ll too often, cultural institutions frame their online terms of use by telling users what they cannot do with the content made available on their website, rather than focusing on what users can do with  ...  This digital surrogate is © Nasjonalmuseet / Høstland, Børre, CC BY-NC.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3378193 fatcat:w5l5dyordbhprpi4yucul3h67a

Digital Scholarship and Digital Studies: The State of the Discipline

Matthew Kirschenbaum, Sarah Werner
2014 Book History  
List of Digital Resources  ...  ESTC records with digital resources. 25 ) Of course, figuring out what you are looking at is only part of the challenge of working with digitized texts.  ...  digital English Short Title Catalogue now hosted as an open-access resource at the British Library (we will return to the implications of this trajectory later in this section). 11 The ESTC is not the  ... 
doi:10.1353/bh.2014.0005 fatcat:4ynohxja6fgmpf6acy36gfnhni

The shape of things to come: museums in the technological landscape

Simon J. Knell
2003 Museum & Society  
Let me use a traditional small town museum somewhere in the English midlands to explain what I mean.  ...  The CD-ROM contributes to the preservation of the real thing by leaving it undisturbed and in doing so it largely replaces it as the material culture at the heart of modern English studies.  ... 
doaj:e68b9e443e254b628c40e608217f9ed0 fatcat:cy7s4gdvcffunb2lzbeiz3uceq

Wills for Everyone: Helping Individuals Opt Out of Intestacy

Reid K. Weisbord
2012 Social Science Research Network  
Testamentary freedom, the guiding principle of American inheritance law, grants individuals broad power to control the disposition of property at death.  ...  The widespread use of nontestamentary transfers, such as payable-on-death accounts and life insurance, prove that Americans are willing to plan for the succession of property at death provided the process  ...  42 An overwhelming majority, , made out wills. Even at the very end of should allow individuals to leave "most of his es or cat for as long as that animal shall live." Id. at 335.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1978559 fatcat:knifbg2t5rgjzcymtgvfdshnfa

Some computational tools for digital archive and metadata maintenance

David F. Gleich, Ying Wang, Xiangrui Meng, Farnaz Ronaghi, Margot Gerritsen, Amin Saberi
2011 BIT Numerical Mathematics  
But modern digital archives are astonishingly diverse collections of older digitized material and newer "born digital" content. Finding interesting material in these archives is still challenging.  ...  We describe four computational tools we developed to aid in the processing and maintenance of large  ...  Acknowledgements We are indebted to the wonderful people at the Library of Congress, the World Digital Library, and the National Digital Information Infrastructure Preservation Program for telling us about  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10543-011-0324-6 fatcat:dxwiuz2g6rbxpbcltjhpxpacqa

The battle to define the future of the book in the digital world

Clifford Lynch
2001 First Monday  
of printed books into the digital world.  ...  Commercial publishing interests are presenting the future of the book in the digital world through the promotion of e-book reading appliances and software.  ...  What might the books in a personal digital library be saying to each other?  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v6i6.864 fatcat:4bulwiht6zcfbhhxfsqonzp7my

Live television in a digital library

Maxime Roüast, David Bainbridge
2012 Proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital Libraries - JCDL '12  
(and often novel) ways of working with digital video content, the most prominent of which are now presented: Informedia Digital Video Library and the Open Video Digital Library. 28/124 The Open Video  ...  Chapter 4 and Chapter 5 describe the details of RM's operation and specifically the technical challenges associated with this novel project both from the recording side and from the digital library side  ... 
doi:10.1145/2232817.2232835 dblp:conf/jcdl/RouastB12 fatcat:paxgbuda4bfxfk3t4xplzuylqe

Feasibility Review of Wearable Kinematic Sensors in Post Knee Arthroplasty Patients

Allan Le
2021 Open Access Journal of Biogeneric Science and Research  
The databases of Medline, PubMed and Cochrane library were searched using medical subject headings and keywords during August 2020.  ...  In this light, the primary purpose of this study was to assess feasibility of novel wearable kinematic sensors in detecting patient mobility limitation compared to clinical and goniometer measurements  ...  Limitations in post-operative joint mobility is established as a successful surrogate metric to predict the formation of flexion contractures.  ... 
doi:10.46718/jbgsr.2021.08.000188 fatcat:qdha3asovnc47ekgshr35bq2ei

If Rumors Were Horses

Katina Strauch
2014 Against the Grain  
in which he celebrates the Google scanning project and the implications of having the content of entire research libraries available in digitized format. 1 Kelly speculates that the "universal library"  ...  Many in both the library and publishing worlds have explored and attempted to predict what effects a widespread demand for eBooks will have on the book, the publishing industry, and libraries.  ...  do their research and connecting them with high-quality content and the resources of their library.  ... 
doi:10.7771/2380-176x.5831 fatcat:jdisjcroqrb5zoiuufpnvg74le

Reinventing Research? Information Practices in the Humanities

Monica E. Bulger, Eric T. Meyer, Grace De la Flor, Melissa Terras, Sally Wyatt, Marina Jirotka, Katherine Eccles, Christine McCarthy Madsen
2011 Social Science Research Network  
Acknowledgements This report was the result of a collaborative effort between RIN and the study authors at the 1) Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford, 2) UCL Centre for Digital Humanities  ...  and the Department of Information Studies, UCL, 3) e-Humanities Group, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences (KNAW) and Maastricht University, and 4) Oxford e-Research Centre (OeRC), University  ...  Further, they compare their data with either the British National Corpus or the Bank of English 42 to examine what may be novel language use within a particular social group or written genre.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1859267 fatcat:pnctkwea4fdpfbwuwrwwsesfmq

TEI2019 "What is Text, really? TEI and beyond" Book of Abstracts [article]

TEI2019 Local Organisers And Contributors
2019 Zenodo  
The 2019 edition of the annual TEI conference is put under the theme "What is text, really? TEI and beyond".  ...  The development of the TEI and the discussions around it have shown how manifold text(s) can be, and how far-reaching the TEI approach is. Thus, this year's theme "What is text, really?"  ...  Still, the TEI Guidelines are written and edited entirely in English, and most of the courses and tutorials are either written in English or use examples from European or North American literatures.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3445894 fatcat:ttmfugaau5btjg2jgqlu4t6tia

Use and Users of Digital Resources: A Focus on Undergraduate Education in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Diane Harley, Jonathan Henke, Shannon Lawrence, Ian D. Miller, Irene Perciali, David Nasatir
2016 Figshare  
The purpose of our research was to map the universe of digital resources available to undergraduate educators in a subset of users in the humanities and social sciences (H/SS), and to examine how understanding  ...  the array of uses and users across a wide variety of educational digital resource initiatives.  ...  Additional support was provided by the Hewlett-Packard Company, the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.3427445.v1 fatcat:evvnogzwgzfjbmwe6wpvj3ctaa

Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 5th conference. Riga, 20–23 October 2020 [article]

Sanita Reinsone, Anda Baklāne, Jānis Daugavietis
2020 Zenodo  
Book of Abstracts DHN, Rīga 2020 Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 5th conference.  ...  Literature, Folklore and Art (University of Latvia) Rīga, 2020 ISBN 978-9984-850-83-2 DOI 10.5281/zenodo.4107117  ...  We also thank the library of the Technische Acknowledgements This work has been supported by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant 770299 (NewsEye).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4107117 fatcat:6ongky6p5rab7gvtawnjmp2ofm

If Rumors Were Horses

Katina Strauch
2016 Against the Grain  
Robert Parkinson who is with English Heritage. What a visit!  ...  This leaves the library acquisitions department at a crossroads.  ... 
doi:10.7771/2380-176x.6462 fatcat:vugtauz7kvdbnfzsdnyuw54doe
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