Carnegie Hall Data Lab

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Welcome to our new Carnegie Hall Data Lab site!

The team here at Carnegie Hall Data Lab is thrilled to share with you our new and improved Data Lab website! This new platform combines our old data.carnegiehall.org site, which offered basic data querying and URI dereferencing ("About" pages for our Events, Names, etc., URIs), and our previous Data Lab site, which was hosted on GitHub and offered blog posts and data experiments.

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Carnegie Hall Data Lab: First Year in Review

The Carnegie Hall Data Lab launched on January 31, 2020. After forming an official Data Lab team of three archivists from the Carnegie Hall Susan W. Rose Archives, we made our GitHub Pages site live and published four experiments for public access and use. We gave the site its public debut at the LODLAM Summit at the Getty Center in Los Angeles during the first week of February and began reaching out to other information professionals to promote the site and encourage potential data partnerships and collaborative projects. We started off 2020 with a lot of momentum and grand expectations for the year to come.

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Carnegie Hall Performance History Search Hits 50K Events!

The Carnegie Hall Data Lab has been quiet – but behind the scenes we’ve been busy! In September, the Carnegie Hall Performance History Search finally hit the data milestone of 50,000 events.

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Top 25 Works at Carnegie Hall: A Look at Shifting Musical Tastes

*Note: This post was first published on May 28, 2020 as part of our original CH Data Lab site.

Our recent experiment – a simple list of the top 25 works in Carnegie Hall’s history – provides a 10,000-foot summary of which works have been performed most often at the …

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Musical Genres: Use, Questions, and Challenges

*Note: This post was first published on April 10, 2020 as part of our original CH Data Lab site.

Recently we looked at genre and how it is used and applied to Carnegie Hall's performance history data. With data visualizations in mind, Rob Hudson (Manager, Archives) created a genre chart …

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LODLAM 2020 Summit Recap

*Note: This post was first published on February 21, 2020 as part of our original CH Data Lab site.

The first week of February I had the pleasure and the honor of attending the *Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives and Museums (LODLAM) 2020 Summit* at the Getty Center in …

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Hello, World!

The Carnegie Hall Data Lab is a learning space to expand our understanding of information innovation through experiments with linked open data, semantic technologies, and data-driven strategies that leverage the resources of the Carnegie Hall Archives.

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