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  • New Readers for Old Texts

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    Digitised formats are immensely valuable for researchers but may seem dry and unappealing to broader audiences, particularly when the original content was intended for children. This talk presents the preliminary research conducted on digitised formats of popular children's literature found in specialised libraries.
  • Finding Places in Text with the World Historical Gazetteer

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    Researchers often need to be able to search a corpus of texts for a defined list of terms and historians are often interested in certain places named in a text or texts. This lesson details how to programmatically search documents for a list of terms, including place names and then how to obtain coordinates and map historical place names with the World Historical Gazetteer.
  • Exploring Historical Newspapers in the Digital Age

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    Newspapers are imperfect recorders of history, yet they are a key asset for historical research. This lesson deals with how digitised newspapers that are available online change the way historians use newspapers as historical sources, and ask new skills for applying source criticism.
  • Performing Arts: Transitioning to the Digital Age

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    The conference aimed to examine the possibilities of connecting information sciences and computer science with performing arts, focusing on three thematic blocks: archiving, artistic practices and scholarly research. The international scientific and professional conference is part of the project of the same name by the DARIAH-EU Working Group Theatralia, which is dedicated to the research of digital technology in the performing arts and the digitization of theatralia, financed from DARIAH-EU funds.
    Authors
    • Anamarija Žugić Borić
    • Antonia Hladilo Duspara
    • Koraljka Kuzman Šlogar
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  • Introduction to Knowledge Organization Systems

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    Knowledge Organization Systems provide the foundation for searching and retrieving information objects across digital collections and cultural heritage information systems. Starting from case studies this course provides an introduction to knowledge organization systems and their practical application in research contexts.
  • Netnography

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    Netnography is an adaptation of ethnography to the study of digital interactions. In this course, the ethnographic perspective underpinning Netnography is introduced together with the netnographic approach and different types of netnographic material.
  • Digitalisation and Sustainability

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    Digitalisation has been one of the most talked about and evolving concepts of the 21st century, with promises of bringing great new solutions to the world. However, the process of digitalisation is quickly becoming one of the biggest offenders against the goal of sustainability. As this material introduces, we can look into how digitalisation affects the natural environment and our resources, proving that it is not all about the pros.
  • Introduction to the E-spectator Digital Tool for Analysis of Performing Arts

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    The Performing Arts’ aesthetic and poetry can be sometimes destabilising at first glance and difficult to analyse because it is ephemeral by nature. The E-Spectator tool enables annotation of videos to better analyse and understand the performing arts. This course from dariahTeach introduces learners to the E-Spectator tool, with practical examples and quizzes to guide you along.
    Authors
    • Elodie Chazalon
    • Cécile Chantraine Braillon
    • Fatiha Idmhand
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  • Text Analysis - Linguistics Meets Data Science

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    What are the differences between a data scientist and a corpus linguist? This course provides an overview of the different perspectives on language and different types of tools that can be used for text analytics. It also introduces topic modelling and sentiment analysis as approaches to textual data.