History events at the IHR

Databases for Historians

08 April 2014, 09:00 - 11 April 2014 17:00

Event Type: Research Training


This four-day course introduces the theory and practice of constructing and usingdatabases. Through a mixture of lectures and practical, hands-on, sessions, students willbe taught both how to use and adapt existing databases, and how to design and build theirown. No previous specialist knowledge apart from an understanding of historical analysisis needed. The software used is MS Access, but the techniques demonstrated can easily beadapted to any package. This course is open to postgraduate students, lecturers and all whoare interested in using databases in their historical research.

Fee: £225

Venue: Senate House

The event is taking place in several rooms in Senate House.
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