- Roy Rosenzweig, “Scarcity or Abundance? Preserving the Past in a Digital Era,” The American Historical Review 108, no. 3 (2003): 735–762. http://chnm.gmu.edu/essays-on-history-new-media/essays/?essayid=6
- Tim Sherratt, “It’s All About the Stuff: Collections, Interfaces, Power, and People,” Journal of Digital Humanities 1, no. 1 (March 9, 2012), http://journalofdigitalhumanities.org/1-1/its-all-about-the-stuff-by-tim-sherratt/
- John Resig, “Using Computer Vision to Increase the Research Potential of Photo Archives,” John Resig, 2013, http://ejohn.org/research/computer-vision-photo-archives/
- Please share the location of your new blog with us
- Discuss Readings
- Digital Methods: Search, discovery, and storage, metadata
- How does the Internet work; using Google Foo
- Research and file management
- Guest: Jenna Rinalducci, Art Librarian, Fenwick Library, George Mason University
- Hands-on Session: Metadata games, http://play.metadatagames.org/shipstag
- Hands-on Session: Install Zotero
- Survey major digital art history collections
- Hands-on Session: Tin Eye, http://tineye.com/
- Hands-on Session: Scavenger Hunt
- For Fun: Your Face in History, http://faces.cultureplex.ca/
- Take 15-20 minutes to quickly review (take notes, do not write a review) your assigned site.
- Applicability: Is it directed at a clear audience? Will it serve the needs of that audience?
- Quality: Is the scholarship sound and current? What is the interpretation or point of view?
- Accessibility: Is there a fee for use? is specific software required?
- User Experience: Easy to navigate? Does it function effectively? Does it have a clear, effective, and original design?
- Use of New Media: Does it make effective use of new media and new technology? Does it do something that could not be done in other media—print, exhibition, film?
(from Art Libraries Society of North America review guidelines: http://arlisna.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=303:for-reviewers&catid=38:multimedia-technology-reviews&Itemid=146)
- Art Detective: http://www.thepcf.org.uk/artdetective/ (Drago, Butcosk)
- Art Stories, Minneapolis Institute of Art: http://artstories.artsmia.org (Clements, Converse)
- Van Gogh Museum, Van Gogh Letters: http://vangoghletters.org/vg/letters.html (Cook)
- National Gallery of Art, Dutch Paintings of the 19th Century: http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/research/online-editions/17th-century-dutch-paintings.html/ (Farrell Rivello)
- Walker Art Center: http://www.walkerart.org/ (Gilodi, Greenlee)
- Visualizing Schneemann: http://historyinthecity.blogspot.com/2013/11/before-i-start-i-want-to-thank-people.html (Hager, Harris)
- Louis Prang and Chromolithography: http://americanantiquarian.org/prang/ (Kalkstein)
- MOMA iPhone app: http://www.moma.org/explore/mobile/iphoneapp (Kilgarriff, Trucks)
- Timelines of Dutch History: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/explore-the-collection/timeline-dutch-history (Lin)
- VanGoYourself: http://vangoyourself.com/ (Mirza, Kive)
- Vermeer and Technique: http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/research/meaning-of-making/vermeer-and-technique/ (Rice, Riesenberger)
- Pietro Mellini’s Inventory in Verse, 1681: http://www.getty.edu/research/mellini/ (Stein, Thomas)
- Your Face in History: http://faces.cultureplex.ca/
- Zotero: http://zotero.org
- Tin Eye: http://tineye.com
Zotero Folder – Day 2 – Surveying Major Digital Art Collections – Extra Material