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How well do Google image results represent reality?

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:19:26 +0000

Much has been written about Sir Tim Hunt’s remarks at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Seoul earlier this month. The debate has developed in a number of directions, including a discussion about the gender representation in images returned by Google’s image search, with a specific example being made of the male-dominated results when […]

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Digital Classicist seminar: dissertation special

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:50:31 +0000

Digital Classicist London & Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2015 Friday June 26th at 16:30, in Room G31, Foster Court, Malet Place, WC1E 6BT The seminar this week features Digital Humanities / Digital Classics MA and MSc students from both UCL and KCL giving short presentations on their dissertation research. Two are on the MA/MSc […]

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Digital Humanities in Practice

2 October 2012

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Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras and Julianne Nyhan, editors
Price: £49.95 Price (to CILIP members): £39.96 ISBN: 978-1-85604-766-1

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A cutting-edge and comprehensive introduction to this vibrant and increasingly important global field drawing together a broad spectrum of disciplines. Each chapter interweaves the expert commentary of leading academics, analysis of current research and practice and several exciting international case studies, exploring the possibilities and challenges that occur when culture and digital technologies intersect.

Table of contents

Introduction Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras, Julianne Nyhan
1. Studying Users in Digital Humanities Claire Warwick
2. Social media for Digital Humanities and Community Engagement Claire Ross
3. Digitization and Digital Resources in the Humanities Melissa Terras
4. Image Processing in the Digital Humanities Melissa Terras
5. 3D Recording and Museums Stuart Robson, Sally MacDonald, Graham Were, Mona Hess
6. Text encoding and digital editions of correspondence Julianne Nyhan

7. Historical Bibliography in the Digital World Anne Welsh
8. Open Access and Online Teaching Materials for Digital Humanities Simon Mahony, Ulrich Tiedau, Irish Sirmons
9. Institutional contexts  for Digital Humanities Claire Warwick

This is an essential practical guide for academics, researchers, librarians and professionals involved in the digital humanities. It will also be core reading for all humanities students and those taking courses in the digital humanities in particular.

Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras and Julianne Nyhan are all members of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities

September 2012; 192 pp; paperback; 978-1-85604-766-1; £49.95

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