Digital history: new tools and techniques

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Presented on 13 November 2011 at Dragontails 2011: 2nd Australasian conference on overseas Chinese history & heritage of Chinese Australian History, Melbourne.

Presented on 13 November 2011 at Dragontails 2011: 2nd Australasian conference on overseas Chinese history & heritage of Chinese Australian History, Melbourne.

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  • 1. Digital history: new tools & techniques Tim Sherratt (@wragge) discontents.com.au
  • 2. http://invisibleaustralians.org/faces
  • 3. This is not as hard as you think it is...
  • 4. Get interested. Get enthused. Experiment.
  • 5. Making a start• 3 tools• 3 resources• 3 challenges
  • 6. 3 tools• Zotero• Omeka• Voyant Tools
  • 7. zotero.org
  • 8. zotero standalone
  • 9. save your sources
  • 10. organise using collections
  • 11. take notes
  • 12. just click...
  • 13. share using groups
  • 14. share using groups
  • 15. 3 tools• Zotero• Omeka• Voyant Tools
  • 16. omeka.org
  • 17. omeka.net
  • 18. extending Omeka
  • 19. from Zotero to Omeka
  • 20. theweatherprophets.orgSee also: http://discontents.com.au/shoebox/weather-research-topics/some-exhibition-magic-with-zotero-and-omeka
  • 21. geolocatedSee also: http://discontents.com.au/shoebox/weather-research-topics/some-exhibition-magic-with-zotero-and-omeka
  • 22. geolocatedSee also: http://discontents.com.au/shoebox/weather-research-topics/some-exhibition-magic-with-zotero-and-omeka
  • 23. occupyarchive.org (uses Omeka)
  • 24. 3 tools• Zotero• Omeka• Voyant Tools
  • 25. voyeurtools.org
  • 26. word frequencies
  • 27. keywords in context
  • 28. 3 resources• Trove newspapers• National Archives of Australia• Chinese Heritage Australia
  • 29. trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper
  • 30. Zotero translator
  • 31. wraggelabs.com/emporium/trove-tools/harvester/ See also: http://discontents.com.au/shed/mining-the-treasures-of-trove-part-1
  • 32. See also: http://discontents.com.au/shed/mining-the-treasures-of-trove-part-2
  • 33. wraggelabs.com/shed/trove/graphs/chinese.html
  • 34. wraggelabs.com/shed/time/the_great_war-2011-08-16.html See also: http://discontents.com.au/shed/experiments/when-did-the-great-war-become-the-first-world-war
  • 35. 3 resources• Trove newspapers• National Archives of Australia• Chinese Heritage of Australia
  • 36. Zotero translator
  • 37. numbers of pages! See also: http://discontents.com.au/shoebox/archives-shoebox/doing-it-yourself
  • 38. before
  • 39. after See also: http://discontents.com.au/shoebox/archives-shoebox/archives-in-3d
  • 40. 3d wall See also: http://discontents.com.au/shoebox/archives-shoebox/archives-in-3d
  • 41. wraggelabs.com/emporium/recordsearch-tools/
  • 42. invisibleaustralians.org
  • 43. 3 resources• Trove newspapers• National Archives of Australia• Chinese Heritage of Australia
  • 44. coming soon...
  • 45. coming soon...
  • 46. 3 challenges• Play• Share• Connect
  • 47. wordle.com
  • 48. voyeurtools.org
  • 49. books.google.com/ngrams
  • 50. bookworm.culturomics.org
  • 51. wraggelabs.com/newsroulette/
  • 52. historywall.nma.gov.au/irish
  • 53. 3 challenges• Play• Share• Connect
  • 54. Share• Get yourself a blog• Show your working out• Think about reuse
  • 55. 3 challenges• Play• Share• Connect
  • 56. digitalhumanitiesnow.org
  • 57. digitalhumanities.org/answers
  • 58. thatcamp.org
  • 59. aa-dh.org
  • 60. Connect• http://groups.google.com/group/2cultures• Twitter: @wragge & @baibi
  • 61. Thanks!• http://discontents.com.au• tim@discontents.com.au• @wragge