New funding for Textual Geographies project

Congratulations to NovelTM Co-Investigator Matthew Wilkens (University of Notre Dame) on his grant entitled “Textual Geographies” from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The award was just one of eight selected in the February 2016 round of the Digital Humanities Implementation Grant program. The $325,000 award will enable Project Director Prof Wilkens and his team refine a dataset and develop a user interface to extract and study spatial references in the HathiTrust Digital Library collections.