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Digital humanities: humanities research in the digital age
Digital humanities: humanities research in the digital age

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2.3 Session summary

In this session you have learned how physical objects such as books, photographs, audio/visual media and archaeological objects can be digitised through a variety of techniques. You have also reflected on the motivations for and challenges of digitisation and digitalisation.

You should now complete a short quiz to check what you’ve learned in this session. Open the quiz in a new tab or window and come back here when you’ve finished.

Week 1, Session 2 quiz [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

In the next session, you will study how metadata and search engines make digital data discoverable.