Summer Seminars at Oxford's Humanities Computing Unit
Oxford University's Humanities Computing Unit is pleased to announce a
week-long series of seminars on humanities computing, to be held in
Oxford from the 10th to 14th July 2000.
The seminars will cater for beginners as well as experienced
practitioners. If you want to see how new technologies can help you in
your work, to explore new research tools, or to find out about the
latest approaches in text encoding, you will find these seminars
There are seven seminars, each lasting a full day:
an introduction to humanities computing
making the most of the Internet
creating and documenting digital texts
creating and sharing databases online
multimedia tools and techniques
working with XML
creating and managing digital libraries
The seminar website at http://www.hcu.ox.ac.uk/Summer/ includes full
details of the topics to be covered on each day. Each seminar will
give you the opportunity to consult with experts about your research
projects, and will also combine practical hands-on sessions with
formal presentations. All teaching will be carried out by members of
the Humanities Computing Unit.
Who Should Come?
You should come if you work, or plan to work, with digital texts or
images, especially in a research context. You should be familiar with
the concepts of HTML, and with using the Internet. You will leave with
a clear sense of the principles and processes of electronic text and
multimedia creation and delivery, and be able to identify those areas
where you need to learn more.
How Much Will It Cost?
Each seminar costs 60 GBP (45 GBP for members of Oxford University). You can book for any combination of individual seminars, and a discount is available if you attend for the full week. (250 GBP, or 190 GBP for
members of Oxford University).
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