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Tue 10 Nov 2020
10:00 - 11:00

Venue: Cambridge Digital Humanities Online

Provided by: Cambridge Digital Humanities


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Description

This CDHBasics session looks at how searching and finding technologies structure scholarship. It also covers

  • an introduction to search engines, both for web search and custom search functions within collections;
  • discussion about OCR errors and blindspots in digital search in historical collections
  • problems of fragmentation of the source text, and the legacy of pre-digital formats such as microfilm.
Target audience

CDHBasics sessions are open to staff and graduate students who want to learn and apply digital methods and use digital tools in their research.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 10 Nov 2020   10:00 - 11:00 10:00 - 11:00 Cambridge Digital Humanities Online Dr Anne Alexander
Format

For remote teaching: 1 hour live-streamed video, plus interactive chat forum for Q and A and access to course materials via Moodle

Theme
CDH Basics

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