Topic: Digital humanities

Images from Gabriel García Márquez Archive Now Online

Dec. 12, 2017
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Harry Ransom Center

More than 27,000 images from Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez’s archive are now online, including materials from all of García Márquez’s works of fiction.

 

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Preservation for the (Digital) Ages

Oct. 30, 2017
TACC

Databases aren’t just for tech companies. Classicists collaborate with TACC, UT’s supercomputing center, to upgrade preservation methods for the Digital Age.

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NEH Grant Will Transform Study of Early Books

Aug. 4, 2015
Primeros Libros de las Américas is a digital collection of books printed in the Americas before 1601.

A National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant will make many of the first books printed in the Americas available for the first time in digital full-text format, thanks to innovations in optical character recognition (OCR) technology.

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Ransom Center Launches Online Digital Image Collection

Nov. 11, 2013

[caption id="attachment_43142" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="This page in the scrapbook highlights an engraved notice for American magician S. S. Baldwin's performances in Peking, China, in 1879, pasted above a review for an appearance at the Academy of Music (city and date unknown)."]This page in the scrapbook highlights an engraved notice for American magician S. S. Baldwin's performances in Peking, China, in 1879, pasted above a review for an appearance at the Academy of Music (city and date unknown).[/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas  The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has launched a new platform of freely available digitized images of collection materials on its website.

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NEH Awards $235,000 to Improve Accessibility to Historical Audio Files

Sept. 26, 2012

A professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to develop the tools to sort and analyze recordings of poetry, speeches and folk tales in much the way that music files are already routinely analyzed.

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