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Social Network Analysis with Digital Data

Tuesday, 4 February, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00

Please note that the final session of this series on 25 February has been cancelled due to industrial action. Social Network Analysis with Digital Data Anne Alexander (CDH Learning), Hugo Leal (CDH Learning) This course will provide a hands-on introduction to the field of Social Network Analysis, giving participants the...

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Data Presentation and Preservation

Tuesday, 28 January, 2020 - 11:30 to 13:00

Data Presentation and Preservation Anne Alexander (CDH Learning) The afterlife of your research data forms a vitally important part of your research project. Research funders and academic journal publishers are often strongly committed to the re-use of data and are reluctant to fund or publish research where datasets are...

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Digital Data Collection and Wrangling

Tuesday, 14 January, 2020 - 11:30 to 13:00

Digital Data Collection and Wrangling Hugo Leal (CDH Learning) This session addresses the technical and ethical aspects of digital data collection and wrangling – two fundamental stages in the lifecycle of a digital research project. Participants will be introduced to online data sources and practices of internet-mediated...

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Digital Research Design and Data Ethics

Tuesday, 7 January, 2020 - 11:30 to 13:00

Digital Research Design and Data Ethics Anne Alexander (CDH Learning) This session explores the lifecycle of a digital research project, across the stages of design, data capture, transformation, analysis, presentation and preservation, and introduces tactics for embedding ethical research principles and practices at each...

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From Blog to Book

Thursday, 10 October, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30

From Blog to Book Julie Blake (CDH Methods Fellow), Connie Ruzich (University Professor of English at Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, USA ) Blogging as a digital means of research communication seems so simple: with free, easy-to-use platforms we’re all just a few clicks away from setting one up. But having set a...

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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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