New Book - The Color of Creatorship: Intellectual Property, Race, and the Making of Americans

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Author: Anjali Vats Title: The Color of Creatorship: Intellectual Property, Race, and the Making of Americans Publisher: Stanford University Press Publication Date:

The Massive Harrods Catalogue from 1912 Get Digitized: Before Amazon, Harrods Offered “Everything for Everyone, Everywhere”

The 1912 Harrods for Everything - a "1,525-page catalogue ... does seem to mean everything, with over 15,000 products available for purchase at the store’s location, by mail, or by phone (“anything, at any time, day or night”).... The catalogue took 13 years to scan.

Reuters applies AI technology to 100 years of archive video to enable faster discovery, supported by Google DNI

"Reuters today announced that it has used artificial intelligence (AI) technology to enhance its entire video archive - nearly one million clips dating back to 1896 - supported by the Google Digital News Innovation (DNI) Fund."

It will offer transcripts in 11 languages and identify public figures.

DARIAH partners up with Princeton University to deliver NLP Training for Humanists

"The Center for Digital Humanities at Princeton University has recently received a grant from the US-based National Endowment for the Humanities to train humanities scholars in the development of natural language processing (NLP) tools for lesser-resourced languages.

Digital geographical narratives with Knight Lab’s StoryMap

A post by Jenny Norton-Wright, Arabic Scientific Manuscripts Curator from the British Library Qatar Foundation Partnership:

 Digital geographical narratives with Knight Lab’s StoryMap: Visualising the journey of a manuscript’s creation (British Library Digital Scholarship Blog, September 14, 2020)

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-HistBibl: 19 October - 26 October

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