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The growth of digital culture has presented researchers with what may be seen as both a challenge and an opportunity: how to visualize these cultural resources in an effective and engaging way. From 2014-2017, the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam in Germany conducted the cross-disciplinary research project Visualizing Cultural Collections (VIKUS, or Visualisierung kultureller Sammlungen) to...

View Resource Toby

Browser tabs provide a convenient way to open multiple sites at once that many users find them accumulating to the point of becoming overwhelming. Toby is a tab management extension designed to tame large sets of tabs, even making tabs suitable as a replacement for bookmarks. Users can create any number of named collections of tabs. Within a collection, users may also apply tags (e.g., todo,...

View Resource Stedelijk Online Collection

The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam is an almost 150-year-old museum housed in a nineteenth-century building with an added twenty-first-century wing that's sometimes referred to as "The Bathtub." The museum is now providing online access to the roughly 90,000 artifacts in its collection. While it's possible to search broadly across the collection materials, there are also many ways to limit...

View Resource Mondrian & De Stijl

The Gemeentemuseum Den Haag in The Hague, Netherlands is home to over 300 paintings by Piet Mondrian. For art fans who can't make the trip, the Gemeentemuseum and the Dutch digital design company Dept have collaborated to create this excellent online exhibit of Mondrian's life and work. To view this exhibit, visitors can select Discover Mondrian on the site's homepage. From here, visitors will be...

View Resource Stump the Bookseller

Many of us have fond memories of a favorite childhood book that we would love to revisit if we could remember the name of the book's title or author. Stump the Bookseller is a project by Loganberry Books, a bookstore in Cleveland, Ohio, dedicated to such mysteries. Here, visitors are invited to explain what they can remember about a book and include tidbits like, "I read this book between 1958 and...