[open-humanities] Fwd: Research databases in the humanities - where next? A half-day workshop, 21st January, 2011

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Mon Jan 24 19:37:47 GMT 2011


Hi Jonathan,

As a follow up, I've posted some reflections on the event on my blog:
http://austgate.co.uk/2011/01/research-databases-in-the-humanities/

Personally I found some useful things to think about regarding archiving 
data once funding ends.

Iain

On 04/12/2010 12:08, Jonathan Gray wrote:
> This looks really interesting.
>
> Iain: are you planning to go?
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: James Wilson<james.wilson at oucs.ox.ac.uk>
> Date: Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 6:24 PM
> Subject: Research databases in the humanities - where next?  A
> half-day workshop, 21st January, 2011
> To: RESEARCH-DATAMAN at jiscmail.ac.uk
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>
> *APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING*
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> We would like to invite you to the ‘Research databases in the
> humanities – where next?’ workshop, which will take place in Oxford on
> the afternoon of Friday, 21st January 2011.
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> What are the issues that researchers in the Humanities face when
> compiling data, and how can technology help or hinder? This workshop
> will look at the ways in which humanities researchers build, maintain,
> and preserve databases, along with the processes currently in place to
> support such activities. It will consider what tools could be
> developed to support the creation and use of research data, how data
> from different sources might be linked, and, where relevant, the role
> that public or private cloud services might play.
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> The workshop will be primarily concerned with the processes of
> creating databases for humanities research. As such it will be of
> interest to humanities researchers who are working with or considering
> developing research databases and who wish to stay abreast of the
> latest developments and opportunities. It is also likely to appeal to
> technologists involved in the provision of research services. We hope
> to provide a forum in which ideas can be exchanged and new approaches
> to humanities data illustrated.
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> The workshop is being organised as part of the Sudamih Project
> (Supporting Data Management Infrastructure in the Humanities), funded
> by the JISC.
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> Workshop website: http://sudamih.oucs.ox.ac.uk/databases_workshop.xml
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> Please register via the website or by emailing sudamih at oucs.ox.ac.uk
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> Date: Friday 21st January, 2011.
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> Location: Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JA.
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> A buffet lunch will be provided from 12 noon, with the workshop itself
> commencing at 1pm and concluding by 4:45pm.
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> There is no charge for attending the workshop.
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> Dr. James A. J. Wilson,
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> Project Manager, EIDCSR/Sudamih Projects
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> OUCS, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford. OX2 6NN
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> Tel. (01865) 613489
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> email: james.wilson at oucs.ox.ac.uk
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