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Workset Creation for Scholarly Analysis: Prototyping Project (WCSA)

Description

The Workset Creation for Scholarly Analysis: Prototyping Project (WCSA) project aims to aid researchers working with HathiTrust mateirals.  WCSA project team members will expand and add to metadata entries, and work to develop more formal working definitions of project terminology.  The goal of the project is to create tools and resources for researchers to increase the discovery and usage of the HathiTrust collection.

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Project PI(s)

PI: J. Stephen Downie; Co-PI: Timothy W. Cole, Beth Plale (Indiana University/HathiTrust)
Project Contact: Megan Senseney
Funded by: Mellon Foundation

Research Area(s)

Digital Collections and Curation
CIRSS projects in this sector focus on how to build, represent, and make accessible research collections, with a particular focus on the challenges and opportunities associated with the curation and f…

Publications

Jett, J., Maden, C., Fallaw, C., Senseney, M., & Downie, J. S. (2015, March). Conceptualizing worksets for non-consumptive research. Poster presented at the 2015 iConference, Newport Beach, CA.
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Fenlon, K., Senseney, M., Green, H., Bhattacharyya, S., Willis, C, & Downie, J. S. (2014, October). Scholar-built collections: A study of user requirements for research in large-scale digital libraries. Paper presented at ASIS&T 2014, Seattle, WA.
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Fenlon, K., Fallaw, C., Cole, T. W., & Han, M.-J. (2014, September). A preliminary evaluation of HathiTrust metadata: Assessing the sufficiency of legacy records. Paper presented at the 2014 Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, London, UK.
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Organisciak, P., Bhattacharyya, S., Auvil, L., Plale, B., & Downie, J. S. (July, 2014). Large-scale Text Analysis through the HathiTrust Research Center. Poster presented at Digital Humanities 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland.
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