Required Readings

Plenary Lecture

Chapters 1 & 2 of Martin Eve’s book,  Open Access and the Humanities. They are available freely to read:

https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/open-access-and-the-humanities/introduction-or-why-open-access/31C49315B15F3366C9D3ECEFF72F15D6

https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/open-access-and-the-humanities/digital-economics/17AA513DAE9E4CDE17617E1DB2ABE7B0

Building Blocks for DH

Digitisation and metadata

Whitelaw: ‘Generous Interfaces for Digital Cultural Collections’.http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/9/1/000205/000205.html

Markup Languages

“Getting Started Using TEI: What is TEI?”
http://tei.oucs.ox.ac.uk/GettingStarted/html/in.html

Digital Images part 1

Manovich, Lev. 2015. ‘Data Science and Computational Art History’, International Journal for Digital Art History (1/1), 13-35.

Bookmark the following websites:

ICONCLASS – http://www.iconclass.nl/about-iconclass/what-is-iconclass

RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History – https://rkd.nl/en/

Flickr (British Library) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/britishlibrary/

Digital Images part 2

Go to the Computer Science Unplugged series http://csunplugged.org/image-representation/

and spend one hour with the Image Representation: Colour by Numbers section.

Try to get as far as possible in the related links sections that cover more complex material. The site is meant for children and for learning computer science without a computer, so it should be easy reading.

Digital Texts

Readings

Bookmarks

Voyant Tools

Old Bailey Online

Downloads

AntConc

Information Visualisation

Readings

Making Your Data Legible: A Basic Introduction to Visualizations, from The Historian’s Macroscope: Big Digital History by Shawn Graham, Ian Milligan, & Scott Weingart, http://www.themacroscope.org/?page_id=837

Case studies from https://viewshare.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/238378-viewshare-user-stories

Bookmarks (please check these sites work on your computer)

http://benschmidt.org/OL/

https://books.google.com/ngrams/

http://tagcrowd.com/

Conceptual Thresholds

Please read the following article:

Meyer, J.H.F. and Land, R. (2003) Threshold concepts and troublesome knowledge: linkages to ways of thinking and practising,
In: Rust, C. (ed.), Improving Student Learning – Theory and Practice Ten Years On. Oxford: Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development (OCSLD), pp 412-424. [See an on-line version: Enhancing Teaching-Learning Environments in Undergraduate Courses, ETL Project, Occasional Report 4, May 2003]