Generous Interfaces for Digital Cultural Collections
Decades of digitisation have made a wealth of digital cultural material available online. Yet search — the dominant interface to these collections — is incapable of representing this abundance. Search is ungenerous: it withholds information, and demands a query. This paper argues for a more generous alternative: rich, browsable interfaces that reveal the scale and complexity of digital heritage collections. Drawing on related work and precedents from information retrieval and visualisation, as...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Research Publications|
|Source:||Digital Humanities Quarterly|
|Access Rights:||Open Access|
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