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Media Suite: Unlocking Audiovisual Archives for Mixed Media Scholarly Research

Roeland Ordelman
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Liliana Melgar
Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jasmijn Van Gorp
Department of Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Julia Noordegraaf
Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Published in: Selected papers from the CLARIN Annual Conference 2018, Pisa, 8-10 October 2018

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 159:14, p. 133-143

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Published: 2019-05-28

ISBN: 978-91-7685-034-3

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)


This paper discusses the rationale behind and approach towards the development of a research environment –the Media Suite– in a sustainable, dynamic, multi-institutional infrastructure that supports mixed media scholarly research with large audiovisual data collections and available multimedia context collections, serving media scholars and digital humanists in general.


Research infrastructure, Multimedia collections, Media scholars, Mixed media archives, Virtual research environment


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