Distance learning support
For quick access to high quality information for your assignments, try the links on these pages.
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• Exploring Big Historical Data: The Historian’s Macroscope
This is a book and website aimed at those looking for guidance as they encounter big data for the first time and who wish to actively create and interrogate digital data.
• Gale Digital Scholar Lab
This enables you to discover new insights across online archives with text and data mining resources, visualization tools, and methodology suggestions. The incremental process of Build, Clean, and Analyze supports newcomers and experienced users alike as they interpret both Gale Primary Sources and their own documents.
For a quick overview to understand what Digital Scholar Lab can do, watch this 2 minute video. For deeper understanding of each stage of the process, there are a whole set of videos here.
• Programming Historian
This is an open access, peer reviewed journal of methodology for digital historians. It contains lessons on skills, technology and tools, plus a blog.
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