10 Nov 2020 10:00am - 11:00am Online

Description

Anne Alexander (Cambridge Digital Humanities)

This CDH Basics session looks at how searching and finding technologies structure scholarship. It also covers

  • an introduction to search engines, both for web search and custom search functions within collections;
  • discussion about OCR errors and blindspots in digital search in historical collections
  • problems of fragmentation of the source text, and the legacy of pre-digital formats such as microfilm.

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