2018 Virtual Symposium

2018 Virtual Symposium on Information and Technology in the Arrts and Humanities

2018 Virtual Symposium on Information & Technology in the Arts and Humanities
Users of Arts & Humanities Digital Collections
April 10, 2018, 12:00pm-5:00pm EST
Conference Program

Sponsored by the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Special Interest Groups for Arts and Humanities (SIG AH)


The Media Ecology Project
Mark J. Williams, Dartmouth University

A User-Centered Approach for Museum Online Collections
Elena Villaespesa, Pratt Institute & The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Beyond Clicks, Likes, and Downloads: Identifying Meaningful Impacts for Digitized Ethnographic Archives
Ricardo L. Punzalan, University of Maryland, College Park

How Do Wikipedians Use Digital Cultural Heritage? A Case Study from Louisiana
Elizabeth Joan Kelly, Loyola University New Orleans

Reverse Image Lookup: Assessing Digital Library Users and Reuses
Michele Reilly, University of Arkansas & Santi Thompson, University of Houston

The theme for this year’s Virtual Symposium is “Users of Arts & Humanities Digital Collections.” Digital libraries and archives enable Internet users to access entire worlds of information at their fingertips. Who are these users? What meaning do they take away from digital collections? What do they do with digital collection content? What are the different investigative tools that information scholars can use to answer these questions?

Five presentations will answer these questions from different perspectives. A diverse range of librarians and information scholars will present their research, methodology, and experiences measuring and facilitating access to arts and humanities digital collections.

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