Seminar—Digital scholarship: Intersection, Scale, and Social Machines

We are delighted to announce the first, open seminar in a series looking at projects and activities in digital scholarship across the University of Oxford.

David De RoureWhat: Digital scholarship: Intersection, Scale, and Social Machines

Who: David De Roure

When: 13.00—13.50, Thursday 28 May 2015

Where: Centre for Digital Scholarship, Weston Library (map)

Seminar: Today we are witnessing several shifts in scholarly practice, in and across multiple disciplines, as researchers embrace digital techniques to tackle established questions in new ways and new questions afforded by digital and digitized collections, approaches, and technologies. This seminar addresses current activity in digital scholarship, framing it in its multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary settings.

Speaker: David De Roure is director of Oxford e-Research Centre. He has strategic responsibility for Digital Humanities at Oxford and directed the national Digital Social Research programme for ESRC, for whom he is now a strategic adviser. His personal research is in Computational Musicology, Web Science, and Internet of Things. He is a frequent speaker and writer on digital scholarship and the future of scholarly communications.

This seminar is open to all. No booking is necessary. You can download a flyer for it.

Please meet inside the Parks Road entrance of the Weston Library (opposite the King’s Arms). If you are already in the Library, you can find the Centre for Digital Scholarship on the first floor of the Weston Library, through the Mackerras Reading Room and around the glass walkway.

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