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Is this a job for librarians? Report on project to collaborate on database for news article analysis

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This poster presentation highlights ArticleManager, a database developed by a librarian to enable a Northwestern University political science professor to pursue research into the influence of religion and religious groups in African political activities. The database has gone through numerous data model and interface revisions in response to evolving research needs. Given the rapid growth of the Digital Humanities and the increasing importance of eResearch, should libraries be prepared to offer such technological assistance and creative collaboration?

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21-3-2013 12:00 PM

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21-3-2013 1:00 PM

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Is this a job for librarians? Report on project to collaborate on database for news article analysis

This poster presentation highlights ArticleManager, a database developed by a librarian to enable a Northwestern University political science professor to pursue research into the influence of religion and religious groups in African political activities. The database has gone through numerous data model and interface revisions in response to evolving research needs. Given the rapid growth of the Digital Humanities and the increasing importance of eResearch, should libraries be prepared to offer such technological assistance and creative collaboration?