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Introduction to doing research in online environments

Tuesday, 30 January, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00
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Turn your PDFs into searchable text

Tuesday, 23 January, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00

Simple OCR tools

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How to get bulk data from websites

Tuesday, 16 January, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:30

Led by Dr Paul Nulty Many organisations provide access to data through Application Programming Interfaces which define the form of requests that computer programs should make to communicate with other computer programs. Web APIs, such as those provided by many social media platforms and government agencies, allow...

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Understanding digital footprints

Monday, 27 November, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Understanding digital footprints Led by: Dr Anne Alexander and Mel M. Hoover BigFoot Digital Footprint is an experimental research project which asks the question, are people aware of their digital footprints? The question arose out of interest in studying privacy conversations among the public. The findings revealed...

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Can social media work for me?

Tuesday, 5 December, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

Led by: Barney Brown and Georgina Cronin Whether you are experienced in using social media for scholarly communication or just curious to see if these platforms and tools can help your academic career, come and join the conversation.

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Webscraping for beginners

Tuesday, 21 November, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Led by: Dr Gabe Racchia Digital research projects commonly require the researcher to collect of a large number of documents from the Internet. Frequently, although the researcher can find the documents online, they are in a format that is impossible to use, and/or there are so many documents that obtaining a large number...

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Digital research project design for beginners

Tuesday, 17 October, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Qualitative methods and digital research

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Curating your own digital archive

Thursday, 16 November, 2017 - 11:00 to 13:00

Principles of metadata creation, version control, and database construction

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