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Week 1 Video 2 (Databases)

Week 1, Video 2

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Exploring Archives of Sexuality & Gender (Dissertation and Thesis Festival)

The Archives of Sexuality and Gender is one of the largest digital collections of primary source documents relating to the history and study of sex, sexuality, and gender. The series presents LGBTQ…

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Ordinary Opinions: Mass Observation from WW2 to 2000s (Dissertation and Thesis Festival)

Founded in the late 1930s and running to this day, Mass Observation Archive is an extraordinary resource on the ordinary: it maps the thoughts and feelings of adults across the UK through surveys,…

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Using the National Library of Scotland for your Dissertation or Thesis

In this Dissertation and Thesis Festival session learn how to use the National Library of Scotland (www.nls.uk) and how their world-class collections can benefit your dissertation or thesis research.…

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Using digital archives: Finding primary sources online (Historical Research: Skills & Sources)

This video introduces the wide range of digital archives available at the Library that allow you to access historical documents and other primary sources online for your research. Useful search…

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Using digital newspaper archives (Historical Research: Skills & Sources)

This video provides an overview of the wide range of historical newspaper databases and other news sources available at the Library, including some hints and tips on basic and advanced search…

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Speaking Out - Safe Space

Speaking Out - Safe Space

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Exploring library resources for dissertations in gender studies

Does your dissertation question research gender and sexuality issues, such as gender inequalities, women’s writing, LGBT history and masculinity? Find out more about how the library can…

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Edmund Robertson - Tuesday 25 January

25 Jan - 26 Jan 2022ICMS hosted the "Mathematics: Inclusive or Exclusive? Putting colour, culture and context into the curriculum" workshopMacTutor - My Personal Journey Edmund Robertson…

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A Migrant’s Story: Designing Against Unconscious Bias in Digitised Historical Archives

Adam Crymble (UCL) presents 'A Migrant’s Story: Designing Against Unconscious Bias in Digitised Historical Archives.'Who do we digitize for? Who did we forget? The age of mass…

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Tower Block Archive - Aberdeen Pattypan Upload to Wikimedia Commons

A video demonstrating the process of uploading images to Wikimedia Commons in bulk using Pattypan. In this example, images from the Tower Block Archive are uploaded. Tower Block Archive: Home |…

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Internet Archive and Wikimedia: a virtuous collaboration

SpeakersMark Graham, Internet Archive AbstractThe Internet Archive has been a strategic partner of the Wikimedia movement since its beginning, with the Wayback Machine archiving cited sources and…

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Thinking through Transnational Collaboration: Interview with Iain Jackson

This is a conversation with Professor Iain Jackson, in which we discuss his current research on architecture in 19th and 20th century Ghana, and the importance of collaboration in his work. The…

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Introduction to Wikisource - Wikipedia's sister project and the free digital hyper library

Introduction to Wikisource - Wikipedia's sister project and the free digital hyper library How to get started uploading open-licenced books to be OCR-ed and proofread and linked to Wikipedia.…

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Tips for Searching Digital News Sources

This video offers tips to help search news databases. It will explore the key databases, Lexis Library and Nexis as examples. It will show simple and advanced searching across UK and International…

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Nicola Gnecco EVA Talk Preview

This talk has captions. You can remove these by pressing CC on the video toolbar. Name: Nicola Gnecco Talk Title: Causal discovery in heavy-tailed models Abstract: Causal questions are omnipresent…

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