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Exploring Archives as Data for Digital Health Humanities: Industry Documents Library Collections

Exploring Archives as Data for Digital Health Humanities: Industry Documents Library Collections Online

“Archives as data” provide researchers with opportunities to interrogate archival collections at scale using digital tools and methods. Researchers interested in Digital Health Humanities approaches will learn how to explore archival collections data from a number of UCSF’s health sciences archives collections, including those from the Industry Documents Library which encompasses documents from the tobacco, opioid, food, chemical, drug, and fossil fuel industries, all of which have impacts on public health. This is one of two sessions that will orient participants to archival research methods used to work with both collections and datasets derived from them. UCSF archivists will share highlights from digital collections, showcasing how these have been and can be used for computational research across a range of disciplines.

A companion session, Finding Archives as Data for Digital Health Humanities on February 9, focuses on AIDS History Project collections, UCSF University Archives, and other collections and emphasizes data sourcing approaches to help researchers in finding and working with these datasets.

Date:
Wednesday, Feb 15 2023
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
Campus:
Online
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Categories:
  Archives and Special Collections     Data Science Initiative  

Registration is required. There are 30 seats available.

Event Organizer

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Kathryn Stine