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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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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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Machine Reading the Archive 2020 - end of programme workshop

Monday, 15 June, 2020 - 15:30 to 16:30

This public workshop will mark the end of the 2020 programme of Machine Reading the Archive, a digital methods development programme organised by Cambridge Digital Humanities with the support of the Researcher Development Fund. It will showcase the digital archive projects created by our cohort of project participants as...

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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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CANCELLED: Evolve your Python Code into a Workflow for Text-based Research

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 - 13:00 to 16:00

Evolve your Python Code into a Workflow for Text-based Research 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...

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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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Mapping the Past

Friday, 22 May, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:00

This intensive workshop is split into two online chats and two 1-hour sessions. Participants will first learn to collect and process geospatial data from historical sources and process it using geographical information systems from Google Earth to QGIS. The first online session introduces research techniques for collecting...

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MRtA 2019/20 projects

The Machine Reading the Archive programme offers support for new and existing digital archives projects through a series of mentoring sessions which we hope will enable researchers to explore new methods and access expert advice on digital project design. Short descriptions of selected projects in...

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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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