Doing Digital Scholarship in Japanese Studies: Innovations and Challenges
Hosted by the North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources, in conjunction with the University of Toronto Libraries
This workshop took place March 13-14, 2017, in Blackburn Room, Robarts Library, University of Toronto.
Video recordings of presentations are available on the Presentations page.
The workshop aims to examine the critical roles that librarians play in creating and sustaining innovative digital scholarship, to share experience among those who have created successful projects and to motivate librarians to "own" a larger role in the creation and preservation of the digital realm.
Major topics of discussion will include:
Case studies of projects that build and curate digital collections and content
Tools and techniques for data visualization and text analysis
Managing Metadata schema and APIs
Managing students and volunteers
Planning for collection scalability and data migration to new platforms
Long-term preservation and access to digital media
Best practices for managing rights to digital information
Strategies for increasing the role of the library as a research partner in emerging areas of scholarship in Japanese studies
This workshop was held March 13-14, 2017. Video recordings of presentations are available on the Presentations page of this guide.