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Textual Resources
ArtHist.net
BHMPI Library
Kubikat Library Catalogue
BHMPI Travel Literature
Römisches Jahrbuch der Bibliotheca Hertziana
Italian Counterculture Collection
Wölfflin Edition
Bellori Edition

ArtHist.net

ArtHist.net is an international mailing list for art history which has published, since 2001, about 27,000 announcements concerning calls for papers, jobs, and fellowships as well as conferences, reviews, and digital resources, mostly in German and English, and also in French and Italian. For DVS, Daniel Burckhardt has prepared the data, and Noah Bubenhofer (UZH) has ingested them into a corpus-linguistics pipeline, and Gerold Schneider (UZH) has made first tests. The corpus is geographically biased, but could be counterbalanced by other digital resources from art history (library catalogues, conference programs etc.) and mailing lists from other related disciplines. Cf. Burckhardt 2017 and id./Scott 2017.

BHMPI Library

The Library contains 340’000 volumes, mainly about the history of Italian art since late antiquity. It’s catalogue offers rich metadata and systematic keywording.
Thanks to a digitization initiative, its collection of 14,600 books about Rome and Naples will be digitized for data mining between mid-2022 and early-2024 and, thus, offer a great amount of visual and textual overlap with the BHMPI Photographic Collection.

Kubikat Library Catalogue

Kubikat is the digital catalogue of four German libraries specialized in art history.
As the largest art library database Kubikat currently contains more than two million records including more than one million articles in scholarly periodicals, conference papers, commemorative volumes and exhibition catalogues.

BHMPI Travel Literature

The Library has a unique collection of 1400 rare books, especially of travel literature, that will be digitized by early 2022 and available through Transkribus, amounting to about 1M pages

Römisches Jahrbuch der Bibliotheca Hertziana

The yearbook of the BHMPI has been fully digitized by the Heidelberg University Library. Its 41 volumes offer a textual and visual overlap with other BHMPI digital resources.

Italian Counterculture Collection

The BHMPI has digitized about 30’000 pages of rare literature from Italian counterculture in the 60s and 70s from the Archive of the Echaurren Salaris Foundation which are ready for data mining

Wölfflin Edition

The ongoing critical edition of Heinrich Wöllflin’s Complete Writings has digitized all his publications, elaborates transcriptions of his monographs and of manuscripts by him or his students and thus offers a particularly dense resource about the science of art around 1900.

Bellori Edition

The BHMPI publishes Giovan Pietro Bellori’s Lives of Italian baroque artists in a German translation. The 13 volumes can be used for data mining and machine translation.

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