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The Library as Data: Introduction to Archival Photography

Dr Oliver Dunn (CDH Methods Fellow) and Maciej Pawlikowski (Head of Digital Content Unit)

This session focusses on providing photography skills for those undertaking archival research. Dr Oliver Dunn has experience spanning a decade filming documents for major academic research projects. He will go over practical approaches to finding and ordering materials in the archive, methods of handling and filming them, digital file storage, and transcription strategies. The focus is very much on low-tech approaches and small budgets. We’ll consider best uses of smartphones, digital cameras and tripods. The session is held in the IT training room at the University Library.

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Places are limited and must be booked in advance. 

Date: 
Wednesday, 6 November, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30
Event location: 
IT Training Room, Cambridge University Library