Digital humanities workshop exploring Emblematica Online

Our next Explorations in Digital Humanities workshop focuses on new developments with Emblematica Online.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
4:00 – 5:00 PM
308 Library

Presentations will provide a brief history and description of the project, its model of undergraduate research, and demonstrate sample searches within the OpenEmblem Portal and across international projects which employ Iconclass metadata indexing.

Presenters for this workshop include:
Mara R. Wade, PI
Co-presenters: Johannes Fröhlich, RA; Patricia Fleming, Heidi Heim, Melina Nunez, Undergraduate Emblem Scholars

Emblematica Online currently makes 1,388 digital facsimiles and ~22,000 individual emblems from rare Renaissance books at the University of Illinois Library and the Herzog August Bibliothek, Glasgow University, Utrecht University, Getty Research Institute Library, and Duke University Library, available for searching and browsing at various levels of granularity.

Emblematica Online is funded by National Endowment for the Humanities.

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