Doing Research: Information Visualization Open House

Date and Time
February 4, 2020
Event Details

Explore examples of data visualization in the Library's historic collections.

The New York Public Library's Center for Research in the Humanities invites teaching faculty, students, information professionals and others to a reception and open house focusing on both historic and current data visualization projects and collections items. The event will draw attention to examples of data visualization found in the Library's  historic collections materials and Big Data collections that can be incorporated into current visualization projects on any scale, subject, or medium. Selected items from the collection will be on view. 

Network with colleagues from local academic institutions, and hear from subject expert staff and other researchers about the deep collections available to support your research and teaching. Wine and cheese will be served. 

Held in conjunction with NYC Digital Humanities Week 2020.

Speakers:

Ian Fowler
Curator and Geospatial Librarian
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
NYPL

Ross Takahashi
Assistant Manager, Public Desk Services
Science,Industry, Business Library (SIBL), NYPL

David Lowe
Specialist II, Photography Collection
NYPL

Alicia Cheng
Graphic designer & founding partner of MGMT Design
NYPL Allen room scholar

Ross Perlin
Writer, Linguist
Co-Director Endangered Language Alliance

Susie Pak
Associate Professor of History
St. John's University

Kurt Schlichting
E. Gerald Corrigan '63 Chair in Humanities & Social Sciences 
Professor of Sociology
Fairfield University


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