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Digital research design and data ethics

Tuesday, 24 November, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:00

Dr Anne Alexander, Cambridge Digital Humanities This CDH Basics session explores the lifecycle of a digital research project across the stages of design: data capture transformation analysis presentation and preservation it also introduces tactics for embedding ethical research principles and practices at each stage of the...

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Re:search

Tuesday, 10 November, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:00

Dr Anne Alexander, Cambridge Digital Humanities This CDH Basics session looks at how searching and finding technologies structure scholarship. It also covers an introduction to search engines, both for web search and custom search functions within collections; discussion about OCR errors and blindspots in digital search in...

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Sorting things out - why metadata matters

Tuesday, 27 October, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:00

Dr Anne Alexander, Cambridge Digital Humanities This CDH Basics session focuses on the importance of metadata (‘data about data’), examining the crucial role played by classification systems and standards in shaping how scholars interact with historical and cultural records. CDH Basics sessions are open to staff and...

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Humanities Data: a basic introduction

Tuesday, 13 October, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:00

Dr Anne Alexander, Cambridge Digital Humanities and Huw Jones, Library Digital Humanities Coordinator (CDH Labs) This CDH Basics session will explain what data is, and what ‘humanities data’ looks like (via a behind-the-scenes tour of the Digital Library). This session covers good practice around file formats, version...

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The Transkribus Guided Project

Wednesday, 29 July, 2020 - 16:00

The Transkribus Guided Project screenshot_2020-07-16_at_11.55.13.png Dr Oliver Dunn, CDH Methods Fellow and Dr Alexis Litvine, Faculty of History We are pleased to offer (Online via Microsoft Teams) this practical introduction course, designed to train those who are unfamiliar with Transkribus to a level where they can use...

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Game Design: an introduction for researchers

Wednesday, 17 June, 2020 - 16:00 to 16:45

Game Design: an introduction for researchers Emma Reay is a third-year PhD researcher at the University of Cambridge and an associate lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University. Her current project explores depictions of children in videogames, and her research interests include representation studies, children's digital media...

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CANCELLED: Introduction to Archival Photography workshop

Wednesday, 10 June, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:30

We are currently reformatting our Learning programme for remote teaching; this will require some rescheduling so bookings will reopen and new sessions will be created for online courses as soon as possible. In the interim we would encourage you to register your interest so as to be notified of the new schedule. Please be...

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CANCELLED: Sources to Data

Wednesday, 3 June, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:30

We are currently reformatting our Learning programme for remote teaching; this will require some rescheduling so bookings will reopen and new sessions will be created for online courses as soon as possible. In the interim we would encourage you to register your interest so as to be notified of the new schedule. Please be...

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ONLINE: Introduction to Text-mining with Python

Thursday, 30 April, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:00

Introduction to Text-mining with Python [remote delivery] This online session will introduce basic methods for reading and processing text files in Python with Jupyter Notebooks. We'll discuss why you might wish to do text-mining, and whether coding with Python is the right choice for you. We'll run through the 5 steps of...

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Beginner's Filmmaking Workshop

Monday, 17 February, 2020 - 10:00 to 17:00

Beginner's Filmmaking Workshop Tutors: Sarah McEvoy / Kostas Chondros Are you curious about making a short documentary film? This beginner’s filmmaking workshop will help you to start thinking visually and communicate using sound and film. Over two days you will be introduced to different camera shot types, how to...

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