May 6, 2021 Computational Storytelling Datathon

May 6, 2021: Datathon Showcase – Computational Archival Storytelling with Jupyter Notebooks The Advanced Information Collaboratory (AIC) was pleased to sponsor a public event showcasing some of the work conducted by MLIS graduate students in the INST742 class (“Implementation of Digital Curation”) at the University of Maryland. The class concluded with a 2-week datathon focused… Read More

Aug. 5, 2020: Establishing a Research Agenda for Interdisciplinary CAS

AIC Research Fellows, Phillip Nicholas and Alexis Hill gave a presentation at the SAA Research Forum entitled “Establishing a Research Agenda for Computational Archival Science through Interdisciplinary Collaborations between Archivists and Technologists”. This was part of ARCHIVES * 2020 – the Virtual Joint Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) and the Council… Read More

Jul. 6, 2020: CLIR / AERI2020 Webinar on “Emerging Technologies, Big Data & Archives”

Co–hosted by Oklahoma State University Emerging Technologies & Creativity Research Lab, and led by postdoctoral fellows Rebecca Y. Bayeck, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture & Azure Stewart, New York University. See: https://sites.google.com/view/emergtechbigdatarchives/project-home Featuring 200 attendees from over 30 countries. Left to Right starting at the Top: Sonia PASCUA (Drexel U.) — Richard MARCIANO… Read More

Jan. 20-21, 2020: UK-US CAS Partnership Hosts a Final Symposium at the Alan Turing Institute at the British Library

The AHRC-funded UK-US Partnerships hosted a final Symposium at the The Alan Turing Institute at the British Library on January 20, 2020. The UK-US Network King’s College London’s Department of Digital Humanities, together with the University of Maryland iSchool (US), the Maryland State Archives (US), and The National Archives (UK), concluded their 1-year Research Networking award for UK-US Collaborations in… Read More

Dec. 12, 2019: UCLA Computational Archival Science (CAS) Unconference

Announcing the UCLA Computational Archival Science (CAS) Unconference Thursday morning, December 12, 2019 Room 111, GSE&IS Building, UCLA Department of Information Studies 300 Charles E. Young Dr. N. Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520Featuring 9 short talks and a discussions on “New Directions in Computation and Archives”. The Unconference is hosted by the UCLA Department of Information… Read More

Jul. 11, 2019: CAS Workshop at AERI2019 in Liverpool, UK

ARCHIVAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2019, July 11, 2019 in Liverpool, UK Developing a Computational Curriculum Framework for Archival Education Facilitators: Jenny Bunn (UCL/UK), Mark Hedges (KCL/UK) and Richard Marciano (UMD/US) This half-day curriculum development workshop acted as a forum for sharing emerging practice and developing curricula for what has recently been labelled Computational Archival… Read More

Jun. 20-21, 2019: UK-US Computational Archival Science Datathon in London

The National Archives, Kew UK: Organizers: Left to right Ryan Cox, Research Archivist, Maryland State Archives, USA. David Beavan, Senior Research Software Engineer, The Alan Turing Institute. Pip Willcox, Head of Research, The National Archives, UK. Prof David De Roure, University of Oxford/The Alan Turing Institute. Prof Richard Marciano, Director of Digital Curation Innovation Center,… Read More

May 9, 2018: Celebrating Dr. Michael Kurtz’s Accomplishments at the DCIC Center

Celebrating Dr. Michael Kurtz’s Accomplishments at the DCIC Center The DCIC staff (past, present… and future) were very honored to celebrate Dr. Michael J. Kurtz for his leadership and (too) many (to count) contributions at the University of Maryland, most recently as the Associate Director of the Digital Curation Innovation Center (DCIC) in the College… Read More