The Internet Archive presents, Library as Laboratory: A New Series Exploring the Computational Use of Internet Archive Collections. “From web archives to television news to digitized books & periodicals, dozens of projects rely on the collections available at archive.org for computational & bibliographic research across a large digital corpus. This series will feature six sessions highlighting the innovative scholars that are using Internet Archive collections, services and APIs to support data-driven projects in the humanities and beyond.” Remaining talks include:
- March 30: Hundreds of Books, Thousands of Stories: A Guide to the Internet Archive’s African Folktales
- April 13: Television as Data: Opening TV News for Deep Analysis and New Forms of Interactive Search
- April 27: Analyzing Biodiversity Literature at Scale
- May 11: Lightning talks (submissions due May 1)
Registration and more details are available on the series webpage.
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