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The James Merrill Digital Archive: Channeling the Collaborative Spirit(s)

By Shannon Davis and Joel Minor


The James Merrill Digital Archive, comprised of Merrill’s poetry drafts, typescripts, and Ouija board session transcripts, is the result of expertise and input of many collaborators across the Washington University campus. Shannon Davis and Joel Minor will speak on various aspects of the project, including successful cross-campus collaboration, employing student workers to perform high level encoding and exhibit curation, and how Omeka was used to develop the digital archive. - Shannon Davis, Digital Projects Librarian, and Joel Minor, Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts

Topics: James Merrill, Ouija, poetry, Ephraim, spirit, XML, TEI, digital humanities, Digital Humanities, Library and Information Science, Poetry
Publisher: Washington University Open Scholarship
Year: 2014
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