Report, abstracts and audio recordings from the Methods Network seminar, hosted by Mark Greengrass, Executive Director, Humanities Research Institute, Sheffield University.
This seminar brought together specialists in the application of ICT to the historical and archaeological domains. The programme focussed on three subjects: the past and virtual representation of place and time; the past and virtual representation of texts; the past and representation of objects and events.
The Centre is a research unit with interests in temporal Geographical Information Systems, the development of electronic research resources, e-Science and Grid technologies. It provides a comprehensive digitisation service to create key e-resources including capture of material, quality assurance, data post-processing and data delivery to user requirements. An image scanning service is also offered. It has a range of specialised scanning equipment (including flatbed, book page and microfilm scanners) and associated software and an experienced staff.
[img_assist|nid=1477|title=|desc=|link=node|align=center|width=140|height=118] The study and use of geospatial information is in itself a discipline, with its own literature, journals, conferences and research projects.