Expanding a Humanities Digital Library: Musical References in Cervantes’ Works

  • Manas Singh
  • Richard Furuta
  • Eduardo Urbina
  • Neal Audenaert
  • Jie Deng
  • Carlos Monroy
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4172)


Digital libraries focused on developing humanities resources for both scholarly and popular audiences face the challenge of bringing together digital resources built by scholars from different disciplines and subsequently integrating and presenting them. This challenge becomes more acute as libraries grow, both in terms of size and organizational complexity, making the traditional humanities practice of intensive, manual annotation and markup infeasible. In this paper we describe an approach we have taken in adding a music collection to the Cervantes Project. We use metadata and the organization of the various documents in the collection to facilitate automatic integration of new documents—establishing connection from existing resources to new documents as well as from the new documents to existing material.


Digital Library Related Link Keyword List Music Collection Synonym List 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manas Singh
    • 1
  • Richard Furuta
    • 1
  • Eduardo Urbina
    • 2
  • Neal Audenaert
    • 1
  • Jie Deng
    • 1
  • Carlos Monroy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceTexas A&M University, Center for the Study of Digital Libraries, Texas A&M UniversityCollege Station
  2. 2.Department of Hispanic StudiesTexas A&M University, Center for the Study of Digital Libraries, Texas A&M UniversityCollege Station

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