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...

Digital Tools for historians workshop (Thursday 21 June 2012)

History SPOT will soon be home to training modules from the IHR Digital project (funded by JISC) HISTORE.  This project is developing short modules introducing various digital tools that might be of use to historians.  For instance, I’m currently working on the...

The Old Bailey Corpus: Spoken English in the 18th and 19th Centuries

Digital History seminar 21 February 2012 Magnus Huber (Giessen) The Old Bailey Corpus: Spoken English in the 18th and 19th Centuries   The Old Bailey Proceedings Online is a heavily used resource by historians of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries who want to...

Text Mining the Old Bailey Proceedings

Digital History 14 June 2011 Professor Tim Hitchcock (Hertfordshire) Text Mining the Old Bailey Proceedings The Old Bailey Online is probably one of the most successful web-based projects produced in Britain thus far.  Based on the proceedings from London’s central...