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Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School, 25 - 29 July 2011

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Post by gap on Tue 31 May 2011, 06:42

Digital.Humanites@Oxford Summer School
25 - 29 July 2011

The Digital.Humanites@Oxford Summer School is a five day course introducing a range of digital research components to researchers, project managers, research assistants, or students working on any kind of project concerned with the creation or management of digital data for the humanities.

The summer school is a collaboration for Digital.Humanities@Oxford between Oxford University Computing Services (OUCS), Oxford e-Research Centre (OERC), e-Research South, and Wolfson College Digital Research Cluster, under the direction of Sebastian Rahtz and Dr James Cummings at OUCS.

The summer school takes place from 25th-29th July 2011, and is based at Wolfson College, Oxford. Residential accomodation is available at the college but not included in the registration fee.

The programme will consist of:
Two parallel streams of morning practical sessions using the well-equipped It teaching facilities at OUCS
Two parallel streams of afternoon workshops at Wolfson College concentrating on techniques and best practice
Guest lectures from Digital Humanities experts about their research projects

Topics include:
Best practice for digital linguistic corpora
Building queryable document-based websites
Creating community collections and digital outreach
Creating digital texts in XML using the TEI
Working with maps
Critical apparatus and digital genetic editions in TEI
Database design for humanities projects
Digital Images for the Humanities
Digital library technologies and best practice
Getting funding: quality, impact, sustainability.
Introduction to copyright and open licensing
Introduction to document/project modelling
Introduction to XML databases
Managing Digital Humanities Projects
Practical RDF modelling and conversion
Publishing XML files using XSLT
RDF querying and visualization
TEI for linking text and facsimiles
Tools for analyzing linguistic corpora
Visualization using jQuery
Working with audio files

You can attend the summer school for 1 day or 2 days (in any combination) or for all 5 days. Prices are in British pounds.
Standard fees:
5 day 350
2 day 175
1 day 115

The workshop fees include tea/coffee breaks and lunch each day, and drinks receptions on the Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Evening meals and accommodation are not included.

For further information and registrations, please visit Summer School's website here


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