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Blogging for Researchers: behind the scenes with Doing History in Public

Wednesday, 7 November, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:30

Find out how to use blogging in your research.

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Introduction to Archival Photography

Tuesday, 30 October, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:30

Photography skills for those undertaking archival research.

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The Library as Data: introduction to Cambridge University’s digital collections

Monday, 15 October, 2018 - 13:30 to 15:00

Explore the methods and tools used to analyse and visualise data.

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Academic Social Networking sites: a user's guide

Monday, 25 June, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00

Led by Katie Hughes (Office of Scholarly Communication, University Library) and Dr Anne Alexander (Cambridge Digital Humanities) Social networking services aimed specifically at academics boast millions of users. Academia.edu, one of the most successful commercial platforms in this area, claims 33 million people have...

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Re:search – do search engines shape scholarship?

Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00

Course leader: Dr Anne Alexander From the exploration of digital collections of primary sources, to researching the existing scholarly literature, to the dissemination of published work, contemporary academic practice relies on search engines, often without critical reflection on how use of these technologies may shape the...

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Digital Collaboration Tools

Tuesday, 5 June, 2018 - 14:00 to 15:30

Course leader: Dr Anne Alexander This session will explore a range of digital technologies used in collaborative scholarship at different phases in the lifecycle of academic research and teaching. Through a combination of presentations and group discussion, participants will learn methods for identifying tools and...

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Automatic Text Recognition: an introduction to Transkribus

Monday, 26 March, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00

This workshop will show how the Transkribus transcription platform can be used to perform the automated transcription and searching of handwritten and printed documents. The workshop will be delivered by Louise Seaward (University College London) and Roger Labahn (University of Rostock). It will start with a presentation...

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Academic research, data and the law: An Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation

Tuesday, 6 March, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00

Speaker: David Erdos, Faculty of Law Abstract : This workshop will explore the implications of the UK implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation for the collection and further processing of personal data in academic research. This new law comes into force in May 2018. The workshop will explore the scope of...

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An introduction to programming with Python

Tuesday, 27 February, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00

Introductory digital methods training from Cambridge Digital Humanities

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Academic social networking sites: a user guide

Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 - 14:00 to 15:30

Introductory digital methods training from Cambridge Digital Humanities

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