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Metadata Mixer: Field Trip to Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Speaker: Dot Porter, Curator of Digital Research Services, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Time: Tuesday February 27, 4-5 pm
Location: University of Pennsylvania Van Pelt Library, 6th floor, Room 623.

Topic: Dot demonstrated up-close, very cool technologies being used to examine and digitize medieval and early modern manuscripts, as well as create machine-readable descriptive and technical metadata. Dot facilitated a group discussion on how libraries and archives can play a fundamental role in teaching digital humanities.