Graphic Possibilities Comics as Data. Wikidata Edit-a-thon

October 8th & 9th 2020 Sessions will run from 9:00-3:00pm EST

Register by Sept. 27, 2020: https://graphicpossibilities.hcommons.org/wikidata/

Comics as Data North America (CaDNA) is an ongoing collaborative project that examines library catalog data to explore geographies of publishing and library collecting policies in North American comics. Continuing an institutional history of creating collections as data, a group of Michigan State University librarians, digital humanists, and faculty formed a working group in 2018 to compile and analyze comic book data. CaDNA continues its investigation of linked data opportunities offered by MSU Library Collection on October 8th and 9th 2020. Working in conjunction with Department of English Graphic Possibilities Research Workshop, the Digital Humanities and Literary Cognition Lab (DHLC) and MSU Library Digital Scholarship Lab, this Wikidata event seeks to address gaps in digital record about comics in North America. This edit-a-thon will partner with groups from Ohio State University, University of Florida, University of Illinois, University of South Carolina, and the University of North Texas to update entries linked to the author and publishers from the 1940s.

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