Cambridge Digital Humanities: Acquiring data for your project
About the session
This session provides a brief introduction to different methods for capturing bulk data from online sources or via agreement with data collection holders, including Application Programme Interfaces (APIs). We will address issues of data provenance, exceptions to copyright for text and data-mining, and discuss good practice in managing and working with data that others have created.
- Data collection methods
- Introduction to working with APIs
- Data brokerage
- Provenance and integrity
- Assessing intellectual property, copyright and Data Protection issues
- Documentation of collection methods
CDH Basics sessions are open to the University of Cambridge staff and graduate students who want to learn and apply digital methods and use digital tools in their research. We also welcome Open-Oxford-Cambridge DTP students.