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...

E-books and e-content

Last week I attended the 2012 e-book and e-content conference at UCL which took a look at the current landscape of e-learning.  It was a really interesting day and I came away with various ideas for how the IHR might improve and distribute its online training content...

History SPOT: A guide to designing Databases for Historical Research

With the launch of History SPOT the Institute of Historical Research have also launched a brand new handbook written by our own Dr Mark Merry on the subject of designing databases for historical research. Mark is the primary tutor on our various Databases course and...

History SPOT has launched!

I have been waiting to write that title for well over a year now.  After a delay of over 5 months History SPOT is finally ready to launch!    Research Seminars, Lectures and Conferences History SPOT is brimming full of podcasts from IHR seminars, conferences and...

Developing Online Training Courses: Online Course Structures

And finally… This is my final post relating the discussion held at our June workshop on Developing Online Research Training and Course Delivery.  I hope you have found it interesting although you will probably have seen already that the discussions posed more...