Each teaching module addresses a different kind of datatype and perspective on digital source criticism

A guide to collecting tweets with Netlytic

social media

published 2023-06-13

Learn how to easily collect social media data with Netlytic software.

authors: Frédéric Clavert, Hannah Smyth

editors: Sofia Papastamkou

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From the archival to the digital turn

photographies / correspondences / interviews / archive documents / press / objects

published 2018-07-09

Lesson on how the method of source criticism has been affected by the digital turn and what this means for the practice of students who study humanities disciplines and conduct research.

authors: Stefania Scagliola, Max Kemman, Florentina Armaselu, Marten Düring, Estelle Bunout, Juliane Tatarinov

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Social Media and Historians

social media

published 2021-04-27

Lesson on how to deal with the abundance of digital born data, with regard to research, reaching out to audiences, teaching, and preservation strategies, using social media as a case study.

authors: Stefania Scagliola, Jordan Ricker, Emmanuel Decker, Frédéric Clavert

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David Boder: from wire recordings to website

interviews / oral histories

published 2017-11-23

A lesson about how the collection of interviews with concentration camp survivors created by psychologist David Boder in 1946 was turned into an interactive website in 2000 and 2009.

authors: Stefania Scagliola

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The Web as a historical source; what historians need to know


published 2021-01-25

Lesson about the fundamentals of the web and web archiving for historians.

authors: Stefania Scagliola, Jordan Ricker, Valérie Schafer

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Transformation; how the digital creates new realities

photographies / art works

published 2017-12-12

A lesson about how digital technology has stirred our imagination and enabled us to create new realities. At the same time we need to be sceptical about the merits of an all-encompassing digital lifestyle.

authors: Stefania Scagliola, Jordan Ricker

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From the shelf to the web, exploring historical newspapers in the digital age


published 2020-02-20

Lesson about the digitisation and exploration of digital newspapers

authors: Marten Düring, Estelle Bunout

editors: Stefania Scagliola

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