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Library and Information Science Study and Training Courses Programs and Resources for Future-Ready Librarians

Library and Information Science Study and Training Courses Programs and Resources for Future-Ready Librarians

List of Study and Training Courses Programs and Resources (Including Free and Online) in Library and Information Science (LIS) for the Continuing Education of Librarians and Catalogers.



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  • Introduction to Digital Humanities - Online Course by Harvard University



  • Introduction to Digital Humanities - Online Course by Harvard University - Introduction to Digital Humanities is a free online course by Harvard University to develop skills in digital research and visualization techniques across subjects and fields within the humanities. It is provided on edX platform. As primary sources of information are more frequently digitized and available online than ever before, how can we use those sources to ask new questions? How did Chinese families organize themselves and their landscapes in China’s past? How did African slaves from different cultures form communities in the Americas? What influences informed the creation and evolution of Broadway musicals? How can I understand or interpret 1,000 books all at once? How can I create a visualization that my students can interact with? The answers to these questions can be explored using a wide variety of digital tools, methods, and sources. As museums, libraries, archives and other institutions have digitized collections and artifacts, new tools and standards have been developed that turn those materials into machine-readable data. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), for example, have enabled humanities researchers to process vast amounts of textual data. However, these advances are not limited just to text. Sound, images, and video have all been subject to these new forms of research. This course will show you how to manage the many aspects of digital humanities research and scholarship. Whether you are a student or scholar, librarian or archivist, museum curator or public historian — or just plain curious — this course will help you bring your area of study or interest to new life using digital tools ... ... ...
Introduction to Digital Humanities - Online Course by Harvard University






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Article Title
  • Library and Information Science Study and Training Courses Programs and Resources for Future-Ready Librarians
Website Name
  • Librarianship Studies & Information Technology
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  • https://www.librarianshipstudies.com/2019/04/library-information-science-study-training-courses-programs-resources-librarians.html
Last Updated
  • April 21, 2019
Original Published Date
  • April 20, 2019



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