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Event: Chris Houghton and Joanne Richardson (Gale) - Getting the most out of primary source collections

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Location: Seminar Room 3, Wolfson Exchange, University Library

Getting the most out of primary source collections

A two part session for staff and students in the arts and humanities.

When: Wed 5th Feb, 1:30pm - 3pm

Where: Wolfson Research Exchange Seminar Room 3 (Library Extension, Level 3) 

Hosted by the Library Academic Support Librarians, Digital Arts Lab (DAL) and Academic Technology, ITS with external speakers Chris Houghton and Joanne Richardson from Gale.

Part 1: Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and other Gale Primary Source collections

Find out how to access this and other contemporary, early modern to modern period and newspapers/periodical resources* through Gale Primary Sources Рif you are a regular user of JISC Historical Texts you might have questions about how to cross search with EEBO, how to make the best use of the database’s functionality, and how it compares to what you have been using.

*Seventeen archives available through Gale Primary Sources covering contemporary studies, early modern to modern period, newspapers and periodicals.

Part 2: Digital humanities tools and methodologies for working with texts

The second half of the session will explore how digital humanities tools and methodologies can be used with these primary sources, and their application to teaching and research. It will feature:

  • Named Entity Recognition
  • Parts of Speech Analysis
  • Topic Modelling

Bring your own device with a browser to get hands-on in the session. The digital humanities tools and methodologies will be demonstrated using the Gale Digital Scholar Lab - not currently available for staff/student use.

More information and registration at:

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