DIgital history Workshop

Tim Sherratt ⌘ @wragge

things you need

Test your historical knowledge

Make your own!

Save Your Sources!

The wayback machine

Browser extensions for:

 

Added bonus – redirects dead links!

Save with one click

PERMA.CC (some limits apply)

Zotero

Record the Web

Resurrecting the dead

Annotation magic

HYPOTHES.IS

Get annotating

  • Open a web page or PDF
  • Look for the side bar
  • Select some text
  • Add comments, tags & more

The Magicks Part 1

  • Open ANU 2020 in your browser
  • Also download a copy & open the copy in your browser
  • Activate Hypothes.is in both
  • Add annotations and marvel at the magical transference!

The Magicks Part 2

A Trove-ing we will go

WHAT IS TROVE?

  • Newspapers & Government Gazettes
  • Digitised books and journals
  • A collection of collections
  • A platform for development

NEWSPAPERS Everywhere (almost)

a variety of languages

Query Results Explanation
white OR australia 40,855,944
white australia 4,971,530 Same as white AND australia
"white australia" 136,327 Search for phrase (with stemming)
text:"white australia" 132,470 Search for phrase (no stemming)
"white australia"~0 130,164 Search for phrase (no extra words)
text:"white australia"~0 126,982 Search for phrase (no extra words and no stemming)

DE-fuzzifying your search

Other NLA digitised resources

Simplifying search

COLLECTION of collections

Saving and sharing your research

Big pictures

It's making time!

Your challenge

  • Create a Trove list containing items related to your research

 

  • Create a QueryPic on a topic relating to your research

SEARCH INTERFACES LIE

Beware!

HANSARD BLACK HOLE

Collections as data

radio national data

Historic hansard

More politicians talking...

Election speeches in voyant

Getting data out of RecordSearch

TAMING RECORDSEARCH TIPS

The (experimental) OzGLAM Workbench

Includes:

More things to try!

Doing & making

Some tools & resources

MY Stuff

Digital History Workshop, ANU, 2018

By wragge

Digital History Workshop, ANU, 2018

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