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Thomas Haigh: DREaM workshop 2 task

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Presentation to the second LIS DREaM workshop held at the British Library on Monday 30th January 2012.

More information available at: http://lisresearch.org/dream-project/dream-event-3-workshop-monday-30-january-2012/

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Thomas Haigh: DREaM workshop 2 task

  1. 1. DREaM workshop 2 taskPlease complete one copy of the form per group and return it to Thomas bythe end of the lunch break at 13:45. Full instructions can be found on thereverse of the form. Thank you!Team member names“Owner” of the research projectTitle of the research projectResearch question of relevance to theresearch project that could beanswered using (an) historicalapproach(es)Sources that might support thisresearchComments and questions
  2. 2. Slide 33: Workshop task instructions Application of techniques from history 1. Join 3 or 4 others in the workshop to create a group of 4 or 5 delegates. 2. Identify a member of the group who is actively engaged in a research project that could make use of one of the historical approaches outlined on slide 12. 3. Identify a research question of relevance to the project that might be answered through the deployment of (an) historical technique(s). 4. Suggest possible sources that might support this research. 5. Fill the details in on the task form and pass this to Thomas by the end of the lunch break at 13:45. 6. Thomas will provide feedback on the ideas in the afternoon tea break at 15:00. 33Slide 12: Different historical approaches Different Historical Approaches • Intellectual history – E.g. history of “faceted classification” concept • Social history – E.g. role of libraries within working class “mechanics institutes” • Cultural history – Changing depictions of libraries in popular culture • Institutional history – E.g. history of the British Library or ASIS&T • History of practice/labour – E.g. history of how cataloging was actually done 12

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