Digital Humanities
@ Pratt

Inquiries into culture, meaning, and human value meet emerging technologies and cutting-edge skills at Pratt Institute's School of Information

Author: Sara Belasco

Sara Belasco is currently a student at the Pratt Institute School of Information, working towards earning a Masters in Library and Information Science and an Advanced Certificate in Archives. She previously earned a BA with Honors in History of Art from Skidmore College with a Minor in Studio Art. Sara has taken numerous bookbinding and printing workshops, as well as courses from Rare Book School. After spending four years in library conservation, Sara is committed to continuing to work with rare books and special collections. Her other interests include historic book structures, the transition from manuscript to print culture, and how to navigate bringing rare book scholarship into the digital age without compromising the information their physical properties divulge.

Livingstone Online Project Review : A case for interdisciplinary DH

Abstract: This project review examines Livingstone Online, in particular the project arguments and goals, disciplinary context, and methodologies used. By examining this testament to scholarly and institutional collaboration and interdisciplinary thought, I break down the project’s contributions to digital humanities, postcolonial studies and Livingstone studies.