Digitization and Uses of Digitized Irish Studies Journals
Dr Paul Ell, whose background is in historical geography, leads a center that specializes in the scanning and OCRing of humanities resources. His Centre and the University Library at the Queen's University, Belfast, have received a large grant to do a retrospective digitization of the back files of the 100 leading journals in Irish Studies. Recently Belfast and Berkeley submitted a grant proposal to show how techniques developed by Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative could be used to enable readers of these Irish texts to their broader context. Join us for an informal discussion of the work of Dr Ell's Centre, the special features of Irish Studies and its literature, the proposed joint project, and related topics.