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Curating your own digital archive

Introductory digital methods training from Cambridge Digital Humanities
When Nov 16, 2017
from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Where S3, Alison Richard Building
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Curating your own digital archive
Led by: Dr Gabe Recchia

16 November, 11-1pm
S3, Alison Richard Building

Organising the contents of your own laptop and shared folders can become a huge drain on researchers’ time. Wrestling with badly-named files in unreadable formats or dealing with confusion over which is the final version of a document can waste energy and resources which could be put to better use. This session will introduce principles of metadata creation, version control and database construction in order to help build good archival habits and keep your unruly data under control. No prior experience of programming or digital methods is required.

This event is open to staff and PhD students at the University of Cambridge. Spaces are limited and must be booked online here