We are happy to announce the keynote lecture “The Politics of the Library” at the kick-off meeting of our workshop “Critical Library Perspectives. A Digital Scholar’s Lab” on May 4th, 2022, 3 p.m. (CET). Speakers: Emily Drabinski (CUNY Graduate Center, New York City) Emily Drabinski is Critical Pedagogy Librarian and Interim Chief Librarian at the […]
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From May 4 to June 21, the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin and the Universitätsbibliothek der Freien Universität Berlin jointly organize the interdisciplinary digital workshop “Critical Library Perspectives. A Digital Scholar’s Lab”. Contrary to a widespread perception, libraries are by no means neutral places where knowledge is “only” collected and made accessible. For daily library work such […]
A digital crowd sourcing project for medieval theological manuscripts In spring 2021, the Berlin State Library and the Leipzig University Library will organize a digital transcribathon. Further information can be found on the event website.
In September 2020 the hackathon „Coding Precarity – Social Issues in Cultural Data“, organized by the Berlin State Library and the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, took place in Berlin. During this three-day event, interdisciplinary teams of computer scientists, designers and humanities scholars developed innovative projects using digitised historical documents from the Berlin […]