Blogging for Historians

When you read a blog post about History what are you looking for?  If you own a blog do you write posts about historical topics?  Why do you do this?  What do you get out of it?  These are all things that are of interest for the Blogging for Historians project.  The...

History SPOT update

Just a brief word today, to keep you informed about the changes occurring to the History SPOT platform.  These won’t affect your ability to visit the site, either for the podcasts or our research training material, but you will find some changes to the way you...

History SPOT is changing

On the 19th September History SPOT celebrated its 1 year birthday, or rather we didn’t.  We completely missed the date.  However, the 1 year mark, while important, is not as important as what we intend to do for the near future.  A while back I mentioned that...

Learning about semantic mark-up and text mining tools

A few weeks ago the IHR held an afternoon workshop on the topic of digital tools.  We were promoting the fruits of a JISC-funded project called Histore, from which we will develop guidance and information about digital tools useful for historians.  Amongst these, will...