A hacking training session will be running at the Centre for Digital Scholarship, Weston Library tomorrow, Thursday 3rd December 13:30-17:00. The event is free and is open to all members of the University of Oxford.
The workshop will explore the ins and outs of running a hackathon with digital data or content. In the second part of the session, participants will engage in a mini-hackathon using Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership data, followed by a discussion of the experience.
For more information about the event and to register your place (essential):
The workshop is led by:
Iain Emsley – a research associate at the Oxford e-Research Centre, working with the Software Sustainability Institute and the Square Kilometre Array. Currently reading for a Masters in Software Engineering at the University of Oxford, he has organized and attended hack sessions. His research interests include sonification.
Liz McCarthy – Web & Digital Media Manager at the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford. Her research interests include social media in the cultural sector, digital literacy, digital humanities, 17th-century bookbindings, and library history.