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Work in Progress – Grace Fong and Song Shi: Patterns of Selection and Distribution: Application of Digital Tools on Metadata in the Ming Qing Women’s Writings Database

16Oct201414:30
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16:00
Sherbrooke 688 rm 461, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 3R1, CA

Our Work in Progress Series continues with Grace Fong and Song Shi (East Asian Studies) who will present ongoing development of the Ming-Qing Women’s Writing database, McGill’s premiere digital archive.

Dirk Wintergruen, Robert Casties, Jamil Ragep (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science / McGill) "The Open Mind database of the Islamic Scientific Manuscript Initiative (ISMI)"

13Dec201213:00
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Arts Building room 160, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

Traditional databases work well with structured data that can be organized into tables. But humanist scholars often deal with very unstructured information that is fluid and in need of flexible structures.

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