Springe direkt zu Inhalt


In accordance with our research agenda, Research Area 5 "Building Digital Communities" aims to create dynamic forums of collaboration, methodological discussion and communication with researchers and partner institutions. In this section of our webpage we collect and share documents and links to other resources that pertain to our events and workshops.

Wikipedia, Wikidata and Wikibase: Usage Scenarios for Literary Studies

The international workshop "Wikipedia, Wikidata and Wikibase: Usage Scenarios for Literary Studies" on 10 and 11 October 2023, organised by Prof. Dr. Frank Fischer and Dr. Bart Soethaert, examined the possibilities of leveraging queries and APIs to extract relevant information, develop new research questions, analyse linked data, and explore available metrics and tools to gain insight in the collaborative and self-regulating processes of knowledge aggregation about literature, its authors, topics, and historical contexts.

Linked Open Library Data? Data Sharing for Research Purposes

The first workshop "Linked Open Library Data? Data Sharing for Research purposes" on 19 November 2019, organised by Dr. Bart Soethaert and Dr. Armin Volkmann, kickstarted the networking with Partner Libraries and Archives from the Cluster’s Berlin Network. During the workshop we explored available options of accessing library catalog (meta)data for research purposes and of data sharing.

Topic Modelling. Hands-on Training and Discussion Session

The second workshop "Topic Modelling" on 19 December 2019 included a hands-on training with our guest Dr. Steffen Pielström (University of Würzburg) of CLARIA-DE followed by a discussion session with RA 5 Fellow, Prof. Katherine Bode (Australian National University). Participants were introduced to underlying algorithms relevant to topic modelling as well as discursively investigated its methodological and theoretical implications within literary studies.