Digital humanities information and workshop sessions: 14 March 2023

The Library and Sydney Informatics Hub will be hosting a digital humanities event on March 14 for research staff, HDR students and honours students. The full program is now available for download and you can sign up for sessions online.

Morning session 

The morning session includes presentations about Digital Humanities focused support from the Library and Sydney Informatics Hub, overviews of two DH tools (the ProQuest Text and Data Mining tool and the Gale Digital Scholar Lab), and an in-person drop-in session for attendees to meet with experts from the Sydney Informatics Hub and research data management team and discuss any data, stats or technical issues. We are also excited to be including three researcher lightning talks featuring dynamic projects in the digital humanities space:

  • Melissa Kemble
  • Professor Mark Byron
  • Dr Mitchell Hobbs

Afternoon session 

The afternoon session includes workshops and presentations that focus on Digital Humanities tools and data management. You can click the link below to register – these include:

·       Australian Text Analytics Platform tools: Discursis, Juxtorpus, Quotation tool and Semantic tagger

·       Mining primary sources with the Gale Digital Scholar Lab

·       Introduction to corpus linguistic concepts and tools

·       Managing Your Research Data – Essentials

There will also be another in-person drop-in session where attendees can bring their coding, statistics and tech questions to informatics experts.