Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Digital Archives Reveal Social Networks

Researchers are finding new ways to connect archival documents in a project organized by the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia. Archived documents are being digitized and then connected to similar documents (from the same person, from the same groups of people, or on the same topics). In a recent Chronicle article, Jennifer Howard provides some interesting details of how this project likely will change how researchers are able to search digitally archived documents.
Read more by visiting the article online.

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