Digital Editions Course
This course runs termly and is for anyone interested in creating digital editions, whether students, researchers or library staff. See editions.mml.ox.ac.uk for previous examples.
Hands-on sessions cover:
Creating digital images in a range of ways, using equipment available in the library
Introduction to issues relevant to digital projects such as preservation, metadata, delivery, and dissemination.
Anyone interested in a shorter introduction to transcription and Special Collections handling might be interested in the Bodleian Student Editions workshops, which typically happen twice a term.
Humanities Coding Club
This club, for anyone using or experimenting with digital methods, or with expertise to share, runs on Thursday afternoons in term time in the Graduate Group Study Room from 2pm - 2.30pm.
Introduction to Digital Humanities
This course runs termly. It is an introductory-level course for beginners to Digital Humanities. It covers basic principles of how to model Humanities material as data, and how to produce visualisations using some popular, free, DH tools. This is a practical course, with course participants helping to research the publishing of translations during the Reformation period.
Text Encoding in the Humanities
A short talk on what text encoding is, and why it is useful for the Humanities, originally delivered at the Humanities Research Fair, January 2020.
Library inductions and information skills sessions for new students
For further information about 2020 library tours and information skills sessions, see our Information Skills Training page.
About the Courses
The Taylor Institution Library has developed some innovative courses in digital methods. Why? What is the advantage to readers (and librarians) of having these kinds of courses run by library professionals? Find out more in this short talk, given to the DH2019 pre-conference workshop "Libraries as Research Partners in Digital Humanities":