Monthly Archives: December 2017

Computational Finding Aids

Computational Finding Aids (original 10/17/17) Selected Blog by Claire McDonald I had planned to continue on the theme of oral histories and how the idea of “computational finding aids” might apply. As I delved more deeply into the topic, however, … Continue reading

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Network Analytics and Graph Databases

Selected blog by Claire McDonald This week I’ve been exploring how network analysis/graph databases might be applied to two of my interest areas—oral histories and genealogy research. Oral histories are a prime candidate for network analysis/graph database. Mitchell states, “social … Continue reading

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Managing Unstructured Data; 5 Key Strategies for Unlocking the Science of the Past

Selected blog by Jennifer Proctor While archival science is used to processing collections, sorting into folders, and creating finding aids, the product of its work is not usually thought of as data, rather as ‘research materials’, ‘primary sources’, ‘field notes’ … Continue reading

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