Gale Digital Scholar Lab Training Day

The White Rose Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York are holding a training day in collaboration with Gale to explore the sources and tools available in the Gale Primary Sources database and the Gale Digital Scholar Lab.

This free event will be held at the University of Leeds on Thursday 13 June 2024. In-person attendance is strongly encouraged in order to participate in the workshops; sessions will also be streamed online. There is a limited travel budget for those who wish to attend in person. Please register as soon as possible as these will be issued on a first come basis

Who: Staff and PGRs at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York interested in archival datasets and text analysis

What: Practical workshops by Gale staff on working with archival datasets, and manipulating your own project data; presentations on research and pedagogy projects using the Gale Digital Scholar Lab tools

When: 13 June 2024, 9:30-4:30 (schedule below)

Where: Helix, University of Leeds. Sessions will also be streamed for online attendees.

Registration: click here

Prior to the event, Gale’s Head of Academic Partnerships, Chris Houghton, is offering an online introduction to the Digital Scholar Lab platform. This session will run twice: 1:30-3pm on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th June. You can sign up for these sessions as part of registration for the June 13 event.

York only: Prior to the event, on Wednesday 13 June, Chris will be providing an Overview of Digital Scholar Lab with some mentions of: Document Clustering, Topic Modelling & Named Entity recognition with the opportunity to discuss project ideas and pedagogy questions on a drop-in basis from 9:30-11:30.

Please express your interest via this Google form.  

The event is kindly sponsored by Gale and the University of Leeds Libraries.

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Christine Comrie

Student Communications Officer

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