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Cambridge Digital Humanities

 

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
Introduction to Archival Photography Tuesday, 30 October, 2018 - 11:00 Digital Content Unit, Cambridge University Library
Creating Databases from Historical Sources Thursday, 8 November, 2018 - 10:45 Comms Room 1: Aoi Pavilion, Cambridge University Library

Archived Events

Title Start Date location
Digital research project design for beginners Tuesday, 17 October, 2017 - 14:00 S2, Alison Richard Building
Curating your own digital archive Thursday, 16 November, 2017 - 11:00 S3, Alison Richard Building
Webscraping for beginners Tuesday, 21 November, 2017 - 14:00 B4, Criminology
How to get bulk data from websites Tuesday, 16 January, 2018 - 11:00 S3, Alison Richard Building
Turn your PDFs into searchable text Tuesday, 23 January, 2018 - 14:00
Beyond words (2): challenges in reading historical document collections at scale Tuesday, 6 February, 2018 - 11:30 Raleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory
Automatic Text Recognition: an introduction to Transkribus Monday, 26 March, 2018 - 14:00 S2, Alison Richard Building
Automatic Text Recognition: Diving into the background Tuesday, 27 March, 2018 - 11:00 S1, Alison Richard Building
Text-mining the archive 1 Tuesday, 24 April, 2018 - 11:00 S2, Alison Richard Building
Text-mining the archive 2 Tuesday, 1 May, 2018 - 11:00 S2, Alison Richard Building

What is CDH?

CDH is a creative and collaborative space where students, researchers and international visitors can come together to engage in dialogue, experiment with technology and advance scholarship.

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