Vol. 14 (2020): XIV International Symposium Contemporary Issues of Literary Studies : The Silk Road Countries` Folklore
Plenary Session

Some Issues of Digitalization and Systematization of the Visual Materials of Folklore Archive

Marine Turashvili
Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature

Published 2020-10-20


  • Systematization,
  • Retrodigitalization,
  • Archive Materials


From the beginning of the current century an academic field concerns with the application of computational tools and method to traditional humanities disciplines. One of the directions of Digital Humanities (DH) is digitalization of the old recordings. It must be noted that the new technological method was implanted in Georgia at the end of the past century, namely, in the archival field. In study of folklore the use of the method of Digital Humanities (DH) made possible retrodigitalization and systematization of the folklore archive materials. A new stage in the fieldwork and archivization of the Georgian folk materials started in the 90s of the past century. So the Folklore Archive of Shota Rustaveli Institute fully responds the modern demands of Digital Humanities.