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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...
Monday, February 8, 2016 -
14:00 to 15:30
IT Services, Banbury Road
Data management plans (DMPs) are becoming an increasingly important aspect of research - many funding bodies now require one as part of a grant application. This course provides an overview...
Friday, February 5, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00
Centre for Digital Scholarship, Weston Library
Among the many examples of Tudor music in Oxford’s libraries is a badly damaged set of partbooks written by schoolmaster John Sadler in the mid 1500s. Acid paper and acid...

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