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The AEOLIAN project will lead to the following outputs:

Six Workshops:

  1. “Employing machine learning and artificial intelligence in cultural institutions”
  2. “How can ML/AI help improve visitor-facing experiences?”
  3. “What challenges do they raise in terms of privacy, ethics, research integrity, reproducibility, and bias?”
  4. “What value can they add to sharing content, methods, expertise and practice?”
  5. “Creating and interrogating all document types and unlocking new data.”
  6. “What sorts of new and emerging methods will enable new breakthroughs in working with digital collections?”

Five Case Studies of US and UK Cultural Organisations:

  1. Wellcome Trust
  2. Frick Collection
  3. The National Library of Wales and History of Parliament
  4. The HathiTrust
  5. The National Library of Scotland

These case studies will feed into an open-access 100-page report for an interdisciplinary audience outlining avenues for future research.

Two Collections of Essays:
These collections will be based on research from the AEOLIAN project, and will be published as special issue of journal or edited collection.