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Tuesday, February 23, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00
Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road, Oxford
Speakers: Howard Hotson (Professor of Early Modern Intellectual History, University of Oxford), Andrew Prescott (Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Glasgow), Dave De Roure (Professor of e-Research, Oxford e-Research Centre)...
Friday, February 19, 2016 -
14:00 to 16:00
IT Services
This two-hour course will give you an introduction to XPath and a practical exercise using it. XPath (XML Path Language) is a query notation language for selecting nodes in a...
Thursday, February 18, 2016 -
12:00 to 13:30
IT Services, Banbury Road
The Oxford English Corpus, and related datasets, offer the opportunity to explore current and recent trends in the English language, via a very large and growing corpus which is regularly...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
14:00 to 16:00
IT Services
This two-hour course gives an introduction to XML (the extensible markup language), a popular markup language with vocabularies for encoding a wide variety of digital text and other data. This...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
14:00 to 17:00
IT Services, Banbury Road
Mathematica is a tool used by researchers around the world for calculus, text and data analysis as well as for easily creating interactive visualisations using “Manipulate”. This course introduces the...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00
Centre for Digital Scholarship, Weston Library
For more than two hundred years, meningococcal disease has been one of the most feared childhood infections, with epidemics occurring unpredictably. Many of these epidemics have been associated with periods...
Monday, February 15, 2016 -
14:00 to 17:00
IT Services, Banbury Road
The Online Research Database Service (ORDS) is a new service for researchers based at the University of Oxford. Developed in-house by IT Services, the ORDS offers researchers a place to...
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Monday, February 15, 2016 -
12:30 to 13:30
IT Services, Banbury Road
Using the Bodleian First Folio and the Great Writers Inspire project as central examples, Emma Smith identifies some of the ways curating your own digital academic profile can help with...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 -
13:30 to 17:30
Foreign & Commonwealth Office London
The transformation of politics in the era of the internet is a subject of endless debate and discussion, but what are its implications for political history and historians? How does...
Monday, February 8, 2016 -
14:00 to 17:00
IT Services, Banbury Road
Creating an online presence can open up your research and teaching (or any interest!) to a global audience and is now essential in promoting yourself professionally to the outside world...

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