Building and Using Databases Online Course

In January 2013 we launched our first comprehensive online training course that enables you to learn why you might wish to use databases for historical research and how you would go about it.  The course takes you through the basics of creating the databases and shows...

Designing Databases for Historical Research

The Institute of Historical Research now offer a wide selection of digital research training packages designed for historians and made available online on History SPOT.  Most of these have received mention on this blog from time to time and hopefully some of you will...

Building and Using Databases for Historical Research – now live!

Today we are presenting the second of our recent additions to online training. The Institute of Historical Research are very pleased to announce the launch of our first extensive and comprehensive online training course: Building and Using Databases for Historical...

Launching digital tools modules: Semantic Mark-up and Text Mining

Two new inter-related free modules are now available on the History SPOT platform beginning a series on digital tools. The first is about semantic mark-up – this is a beginner’s guide to marking up a text in XML so that it is searchable for information pertinent to...