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<p>PowerPoint Presentation</p> <p>Historical texts: visualising digital collectionsJonathan Cates, Digital content product manager, Jisc</p> <p>Historical texts</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)2</p> <p>&gt;&gt;Slide</p> <p>08/03/20172Title of presentation (Insert &gt; Header &amp; Footer &gt; Notes and Handouts &gt; Header &gt; Apply to all)</p> <p>Historical textshttps://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.ukhttps://ukmhl.historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk </p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)3</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideWhat is Historical texts?Historical texts is a service that enables you to search, view and download 400,000 texts published from the late C15th to the long C19thIt contains four collections:Early English Books Online (EEBO) (1473-1700)Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) (1701-1800)British Library 19th Century collection (1789-1914)UK Medical Heritage LibraryIncluding a wealth of content and coverage of subject areas including English literature, history, geography, science, social science, religion and medicine.</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)4</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideEarly English Books Online (EEBO)From the first book printed in English by William Caxton, EEBO includes over 125,000 titles published in Britain and British North America, and works in English printed elsewhere, between 1473 and 1700 covering a wealth of early modern materials.</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)5</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideEighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)A collection of all the books published in Great Britain and its colonies during the eighteenth century, comprising 33 million pages from more than 180,000 titles. The collection includes works in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Latin, Spanish and Welsh.</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)6</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideBritish Library 19th Century Collection More than 65,000 out of copyright editions from the 19th century, cover a similarly diverse range of topics philosophy, history, poetry and literature. The collection extends to over 25 million pages of previously rare and inaccessible content.</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)7</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlidePowerful search</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)8</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlidePowerful search</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)9</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideViewer</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)10</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideViewer</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)11</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideUK Medical Heritage LibraryTheUK Medical Heritage Library (UKMHL)is the culmination of a three-year project between Jisc, the Internet Archive, the Wellcome Library and nine other partner institutions to digitise more than 15 million pages in over 66,000 works. </p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)12</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideUK Medical Heritage Library</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)13</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideHospital map</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)14</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideHospital mapFamiliar map based interfaceRe-using existing datasetsFalse positivesPartnerships and crowdsourcing?</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)15</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideImage wall</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)16</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideImage wallRich visual contentHighlights the diversity of the collectionWhat is an image?Extracting tabular data</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)17</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideBody parts sunburst</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)18</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideBody parts sunburstBrowsing thematic collectionsHierarchicalTerminologyLimitations and accessibility</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)19</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideNgram viewer</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)20</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideNgram viewerEasy to understandTerm analysisInstantly see trendsSample bias and limitations</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)21</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideWhat next?Integrating UKMHLA new collectionVariant spelling search enhancementsWed like to hear from you</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)22</p> <p>&gt;&gt;SlideFurther informationWebsite: http://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.ukSupport materials: http://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/supportYouTube: youtube.com/user/jischistoricaltexts Twitter: https://twitter.com/HistoricalTextsHelpdesk: historicaltexts@jisc.ac.uk</p> <p>08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)23</p> <p>&gt;&gt;Slide</p> <p>&gt;&gt;Contact detailsJonathan CatesDigital content product managerJonathan.cates@jisc.ac.ukAny questions?08/03/2017Historical Texts: visualising digital collections (https://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/home)24Slide</p> <p>jisc.ac.uk</p> <p>Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC-BY-NC-ND</p> <p>&gt;&gt;Slide</p>