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