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24 Sep 2019
Kirsten Keister

OpenITI AOCP: The Open Islamicate Texts Initiative Arabic-script OCR Catalyst Project

By |2020-02-28T10:22:16-05:00Sep 24, 2019|

With generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, OpenITI AOCP will create a new digital text production pipeline for Persian and Arabic texts. OpenITI AOCP will catalyze the digitization of the Persian and Arabic written traditions by addressing the central technical and organizational impediments stymying the development of improved OCR for Arabic-script languages.

27 Aug 2018
Misti Yang

#Engineering: A Data Story

By |2018-08-30T08:15:05-04:00Aug 27, 2018|Research|

This post is part 2 in a series about social media data collection experiments conducted in Matt Kirschenbaum‘s Introduction to Digital Studies. Fred Turner’s interview [...]

3 Aug 2018
Ed Summers

Little Big Data

By |2018-08-03T10:28:18-04:00Aug 3, 2018|Curriculum|

This past spring Purdom Lindblad and I had the opportunity to participate in several praxis oriented sessions involving social media data collection and analysis for [...]

14 May 2018
Kirsten Keister

Unlocking the Airwaves

By |2019-01-15T10:26:37-05:00May 14, 2018|

Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection is a multi-institutional collaboration between MITH, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Wisconsin Historical Society, and the University Libraries at the University of Maryland, with collaborative support from the American Archive of Public Broadcasting at WGBH/Library of Congress, and the Radio Preservation Task Force. The goal of the project is to create a comprehensive online collection of early educational public radio content from the National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB).