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Machine Reading the Archive - overview and events listing

The primary aim of Machine Reading the Archive is to help participants develop a deeper understanding of the challenges and possibilities of working with archival data in the digital age, drawing on theory, methods and practice from the humanities, computer science and the archival profession.

Title Start Date Location
Digital research project design for beginners Oct 17, 2017 02:00 PM S2, Alison Richard Building
Curating your own digital archive Nov 16, 2017 11:00 AM S3, Alison Richard Building
Webscraping for beginners Nov 21, 2017 02:00 PM B4, Criminology
How to get bulk data from websites Jan 16, 2018 11:00 AM S3, Alison Richard Building
Turn your PDFs into searchable text Jan 23, 2018 02:00 PM
Beyond words (2): challenges in reading historical document collections at scale Feb 06, 2018 11:30 AM Raleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory
Automatic Text Recognition: an introduction to Transkribus Mar 26, 2018 02:00 PM S2, Alison Richard Building
Automatic Text Recognition: Diving into the background Mar 27, 2018 11:00 AM S1, Alison Richard Building
Text-mining the archive 1 Apr 24, 2018 11:00 AM S2, Alison Richard Building
Text-mining the archive 2 May 01, 2018 11:00 AM S2, Alison Richard Building
Introduction to Omeka: build and publish a simple digital archive or collection May 08, 2018 11:00 AM B3, Institute of Criminology
Machine Reading the Archive 2018: end-of-programme showcase Jun 14, 2018 11:30 AM S1, Alison Richard Building
From sources to data: historical people in the digital archive Jul 04, 2018 11:00 AM Boardroom, Faculty of History, West Road, Cambridge

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