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Using computers in history

Author: Sonja Cameron; Sarah Richardson
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Historians use computers for everything from word-processing and preparing presentations to more complex tasks such as the digitization of text and analysis of historical databases. Sonja Cameron and Sarah Richardson provide a jargon-free guide to the skills involved, offering step-by-step instructions, practical examples and guides to further reading. This book provides an excellent introduction both for students  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sonja Cameron; Sarah Richardson
ISBN: 1403934150 9781403934154 1403934169 9781403934161
OCLC Number: 60931508
Description: xii, 175 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Information and communications technology and the historian --
A guide to presentation for historians --
History on the World Wide Web --
Historical databases --
Spreadsheets and the historian --
Digital texts and images.
Responsibility: Sonja Cameron and Sarah Richardson.
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Historians use computers for everything from word-processing and preparing presentations to more complex tasks such as the digitization of text and analysis of historical databases. Sonja Cameron and Sarah Richardson provide a jargon-free guide to the skills involved, offering step-by-step instructions, practical examples and guides to further reading. This book provides an excellent introduction both for students seeking to acquire IT skills and for other scholars and practitioners, including family and local historians.

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