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The Library as Data: Exploring Digital Collections through Machine Learning

Wednesday, 13 November, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30

The Library as Data: Exploring Digital Collections through Machine Learning Anne Alexander (CDH Learning), Huw Jones (Library Digital Humanities Coordinator, CDH Lab) Recent advances in machine learning are allowing computer vision and humanities researchers to develop new tools and methods for exploring digital image...

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The Library as Data: Introduction to Archival Photography

Wednesday, 6 November, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30

The Library as Data: Introduction to Archival Photography Dr Oliver Dunn (CDH Methods Fellow) and Maciej Pawlikowski (Head of Digital Content Unit) This session focusses on providing photography skills for those undertaking archival research. Dr Oliver Dunn has experience spanning a decade filming documents for major...

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The Library as Data: Social Network Analysis in the Correspondence Collection Archive

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30

The Library as Data: Social Network Analysis in the Correspondence Collection Archive Hugo Leal (CDH Learning) Correspondence collections are a unique window into the social networks of prominent historical figures. With the digitisation and encoding of personal letters, researchers have at their disposal a wealth of...

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The Library as Data: Digital text markup and TEI

Wednesday, 23 October, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30

The Library as Data: Digital text markup and TEI Huw Jones (Library Digital Humanities Coordinator, CDH Lab) Text encoding, or the addition of semantic meaning to text, is a core activity in digital humanities, covering everything from linguistic analysis of novels to quantitative research on manuscript collections. In...

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The Library as Data: An overview

Wednesday, 16 October, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30

The Library as Data: An overview Anne Alexander (CDH Learning), Huw Jones (Library Digital Humanities Coordinator, CDH Lab) What happens to knowledge when libraries become collections of digital data as well as collections of physical books and manuscripts? This session introduces a conceptual toolkit for understanding the...

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