This project demonstrates my mastery of technologies covered in LIS 683-01 in the form of a database-driven website. I chose to create an interactive glossary for The Art Genome Project, the classification system and technological framework that fuels Artsy, a free online resource for art collecting and education.
Tagged: knowledge organization
This project explores the ways in which the DDCS fails to represent and/or support marginalized groups. The project explores issues with DDC and these communities through three factors: historical context, access, and authority/agency.
The poster accumulates summaries of the “Metadata for Archives” project, including a brief review of Encoded Archival Description (EAD) as an example of archival metadata, and the SNAC project as an example of practical implementation of EAD.
Our project considered the benefits and innovation linked open data has on museum collections. We reviewed how lod structures can be used to leverage and unite museum collections by examining how lod works, what museum projects utilize lod, and future possibilities.
What is crowdsourcing and how does it apply to GLAMs (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums)? This poster explores the definition of crowdsourcing in cultural heritage institutions and the advantages and disadvantages of using crowdsourcing in these contexts.
The project is a mock IMLS Grant Proposal for “Artists’ Books: A Dynamic Atlas.” This pilot project will use linked open data to create a dynamic mapping interface that indicates the home libraries of artists’ books located within New York. Led by the MoMA Library in partnership with the Frick Collection, Brooklyn Museum, Whitney Museum, and Metropolitan Museum, the dynamic atlas will deepen engagement with these unique collections; allow users to visualize connections between artists, books, and institutions; and make project data available for use on the open web.
Background and goals Since 2014, I have been working as a research assistant for Linked Jazz, a Pratt Institute-based project that experiments with applying semantic web and linked open data (LOD) technologies to cultural heritage materials. The largest and most...
Highlighting contributions to the Linked Jazz project, including the creation of linked data from historical photo metadata and, more recently, performance history data from Carnegie Hall and online jazz discographies.
This project explores library collection assessment tools and methodologies to locate institutions with the most comprehensive coverage of Korean modern art books in the US.. The process evaluates two collection-based electronic data mining methods and experiments with OCLC’s WorldCat FirstSearch as an assessment tool.
This poster highlights our research as student members of the Linked Jazz project, an ongoing exploration in applying Linked Open Data (LOD) technologies to cultural heritage materials. Research directions include the use of LOD for dataset enrichment in digital humanities research; creating RDF triples to describe image resource types; and mapping elements from various music and jazz databases to assign entities and properties from ontologies.
Panel discussion exploring the current methodologies regarding the documentation, description, and management of artist records and their works of art in three distinct professional environments– working with a living artist, working in a foundation, and working in a museum setting.
This project centered on the creation of a linked-data friendly JSON-LD schema for storage and retrieval of cemetery records. I used python scripts to query a crowd-sourced database (BillionGraves.com), normalize the data and ingest it in the JSON-LD schema.
In today’s world, technology has caused many aspects of librarianship to evolve, and has started to integrate new and intuitive ways to organize information. Folksonomies are an example of the progressive ideas libraries are experimenting with. In our research we...
Music Digital Cataloging An overview of music cataloging in the digital age, with special attention to the treatment of genre. A brief history, various current approaches, from controlled vocabularies to folksonomies, and how information professionals are using the increase in...
Three recent projects demonstrate a move towards greater institutional convergence, data openness and read-write culture. First, Europeana launched in 2008 as Europe’s response to Google Books and provides access to 30 million records from 2,300 European cultural institutions....