This project draws on concepts of ‘working in public’ and can I just say it’s pretty exciting/bloody terrifying to open your work up for scrutiny
Just finished this and god damn https://www.penguin.com.au/books/invisible-women-9781784742928
So I've added a new notebook to my OzGLAMWorkbench about getting data, images and OCRd text out of The Bulletin (or any other digitised journal) on Trove. No API for the journals, so a bit of scraping is required... https://github.com/wragge/ozglam-workbench/blob/master/Trove/Cookbook/Harvesting-data-from-the-Bulletin.ipynb I blame @Bonnie.
@Bonnie So what do we do? Do arguments about cultural value or democratic accountability work in the current political climate?
Impact of funding cuts at NAA: 'There's been a decline in our capacity to provide access to records and also a decline in our capacity to transfer records in.' https://www.canberratimes.com.au/national/act/national-archives-confirms-10-jobs-to-go-admits-to-decline-in-access-to-records-20180523-p4zh1w.html
Thanks @hugh for creating an alternate to the dumpster fire :)
We are forever in your debt.
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