2015 Virtual Symposium

Virtual Symposium on Information & Technology in the Arts & Humanities

The Special Interest Group for Arts and Humanities (SIG AH) and the Special Interest Group for Visualization, Images, & Sound (SIG VIS) of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) announced a joint and free Symposium exploring the influence of information and technology in the arts and humanities.  The Symposium brought together professional speakers and finalists from our student research paper competition to examine a variety of topics. Themes included:

  • eHumanities/arts and humanities eScience
  • Digital reference and eResearch discovery platforms
  • Text/data mining and the use of large-scale corpora
  • Scholarly communications and digital publishing
  • Data visualization
  • The role of information technology in managing images and audiovisual resources
  • The use of images and audiovisual resources in information practices
  • Digital Humanities
  • Technology implementation projects
  • Research assessment and altmetrics


Wednesday, April 22, 2015: 1-415pm ET/10-115pm PT
Thursday, April 23, 2015: 130-445pm ET/1030am-145pm PT

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE (click to access in Google Docs) (PDF)


Presenter slides:
Symposium presentation recordings:
The Virtual Proceedings, including the student research papers:
SIG AH and SIGVIS would like to thank ASIST@SJSU for hosting this event webpage during the event.