I made a little app to help you create shareable links to things in RecordSearch (the National Archive of Australia db): https://recordsearch-links.glitch.me/
Another #GLAMWorkbench update! Snip words out of @TroveAustralia newspaper pages and create big composite images. OCR art! https://glam-workbench.github.io/trove-newspapers/#create-large-composite-images-from-snipped-words #dhhacks
Ok, so do you want to make your own ‘scissors & paste’ messages using words from @TroveAustralia newspaper articles? Go to the notebook in #GLAMWorkbench & click on ‘Run live on Binder in Appmode’. #dhhacks https://glam-workbench.github.io/trove-newspapers/#create-scissors-and-paste-messages-from-trove-newspaper-articles
Interested in using web archives in your research? Join us on 5/6 August for a free @netpreserve webinar introducing the tools and examples available in the new #webarchives section of the #GLAMWorkbench. There are two timeslots to cover multiple timezones: www.eventbrite.com/e/iipc-rs…... https://updates.timsherratt.org/2020/07/28/interested-in-using.html
With the recent changes to @TroveAustralia, the Australian Women’s Weekly cover browser was retired. As a low-tech alternative, I’ve harvested all the cover images from the Women’s Weekly and saved them into PDFs for easy browsing, one for each decade. There are 2,566 images from 1933 t... https://updates.timsherratt.org/2020/07/27/with-the-recent.html
Revisiting my Historic Hansard XML repository & realising how easy it is to load files as needed via the GitHub API & explore with Pandas & Jupyter. This #GLAMWorkbench notebook helps you explore a particular year/house. #dhhacks https://glam-workbench.github.io/hansard/#convert-a-years-worth-of-historic-hansard-into-a-dataframe-for-analysis
The Trove Journals section of the #GLAMWorkbench has been updated to work with the new @TroveAustralia interface! I’ve also re-harvested ALL the OCRd text from digitised journals — 6gb of text from 397 journals now downloadable in bulk from CloudStor. #dhhacks https://glam-workbench.github.io/trove-journals/
Download newspaper articles in bulk! The Trove Newspaper Harvester has been updated to work with the new @TroveAustralia interface. I’ve also added the ability to save articles as .jpg images! The easiest way to get started is via the #GLAMWorkbench. #dhhacks https://glam-workbench.github.io/trove-harvester/
My app for searching in @TroveAustralia’s digitised journals has been updated to work with the new Trove interface. You’ll need to have switched over to the new interface before you try searching (just click the link on the Trove home page). https://trove-titles.herokuapp.com/
Another db migrated and app updated!
Have you ever wondered what interjections in historic hansard would look like as tweets? Well I did… Now with longer interjections & more emojis!
New GLAM Workbench section on web archives!: https://updates.timsherratt.org/2020/05/27/new-glam-workbench.html
Thanks to @NetPreserve, I’ve been spending time lately working on a set of web archive exploration notebooks for the #GLAMWorkbench. Here’s an example to create/compare screenshots of captures. #dhhacks https://mybinder.org/v2/gh/GLAM-Workbench/web-archives/master?urlpath=%2Fapps%2Fsave_screenshot.ipynb
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