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Plebeian Lives and the Making of Modern London, 1690-1800

Plebeian Lives and the Making of Modern London, 1690-1800 aims to create a digital archive of manuscript and printed sources concerning the lives of ordinary people in eighteenth-century London, focusing on poor relief, criminal justice, and medic ...

Case Study - Hazel Gardiner - 01/08/2008 - 12:06 - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Digital Tools for Archaeology

The use of computers in archaeology has a lengthy history and practitioners within the discipline can claim, with some justification, that both the technology they use and the methods that they’ve adopted have more of a relationship to scientific ...

Briefing Paper - neil.grindley - 19/11/2008 - 17:39 - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Digital Tools and Electronic Texts

The principle areas that this paper will focus on are the digital tools and techniques that have been developed to acquire, process, analyze and present text in digital formats. For the purposes of this paper, the texts in question are originally ...

Briefing Paper - neil.grindley - 28/07/2008 - 18:14 - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Development of Skills in Advanced Text Encoding with TEI P5

Report from the Methods Network workshop run by Lou Burnard, Sebastian Rahtz and James Cummings, Oxford University, 18-20 September 2006 This three-day workshop explored the development of skills in the application of text encoding techniques approp ...

Event resources - Lydia Horstman - 08/03/2010 - 13:53 - 1 comment - 1 attachment - 0 groups

ElectroAcoustic Resource Site

The aim of EARS is the development of a dynamic, multi-lingual, international, publicly available Internet-based bibliographical resource designed to enhance the scholarly infrastructure of electroacoustic music studies. Beyond its initial goal to ...

Case Study - Hazel Gardiner - 11/06/2010 - 18:14 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

The Historical Thesaurus of English (HTE)

The Historical Thesaurus of English is the first historical thesaurus to be compiled for any of the world's languages. It intends to include almost the entire recorded vocabulary of English from Old English to the modern period, taken from the Oxf ...

Case Study - Hazel Gardiner - 11/06/2010 - 11:17 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

The Henry III Fine Rolls Project

There is a fine roll for each of the fifty-six years of Henry III's reign and the current project aims to publish those from 1216 to 1248. (further funding will be sought to publish the rolls to the end of Henry’s reign) The fine rolls contain off ...

Case Study - Hazel Gardiner - 11/06/2010 - 11:17 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

From Pigments to Pixels

Report from the Methods Network seminar on Visual Arts hosted by Mike Pringle (AHDS Visual Arts) at Chelsea College of Art and Design, 27 April 2006. As ever greater numbers of images join the information superhighway, the visual arts research commu ...

Event resources - Lydia Horstman - 06/05/2010 - 16:24 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - 0 groups

Word Frequency and Keyword Extraction

Report from the Methods Network seminar hosted by Tony McEnery, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University (8 September 2005). Word frequency has come to prominence as the availability of corpora has grown. Word frequency, ...

Event resources - Torsten Reimer - 08/03/2010 - 15:24 - 0 comments - 9 attachments - 0 groups

Annotating Image Archives to Support Literary Research

Report from the Methods Network workshop organized by Omer Rana, University of Cardiff (10 - 11 October 2007). The aim of this workshop was to bring together researchers within literary studies (particularly those focusing on nineteenth-century lite ...

Event resources - Lydia Horstman - 08/03/2010 - 13:55 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - 0 groups