Bibliotheca Digitalis | Reconstitution of Early Modern Cultural Networks | From Primary Source to Data

Le Mans, France
Médiathèque Louis-Aragon

With the support of Humanities at Scale (DARIAH-EU) and the City of Le Mans, and in partnership with Biblissima and the Centre d’Études Supérieures de la Renaissance of Tours.

Organized by the members of the « Bibliothèques Humanistes Ligériennes » Project (Biblissima)


Workshop Goals

Introductory training in the application of digital methods to Early Modern Historical documents

  • Digital transformation of raw textual data
  • Extraction and indexing of onomastic and bibliographical data
  • Alignment with prosopographic and bibliographic authority files

Presentation of computation tools and methods for historical or literary analysis, focussing on

  • Data relevance
  • Interoperability
  • Statistical and visual representations of data

This summer school for advanced humanities students, scholars, archivists and librarians is devoted to the reflection on the nature and the future of digital datasets in Humanities. The first day will introduce the problems and goals of the summer school, with an plenary lecture on the theoretical basis of digital documents and a historical overview of the information and communication problems in Early Modern France.

DARIAH Summer School 2017