The course will use concrete examples of corpora of varied documents, both with a rigid structure (registers, lists, directories, etc.) and without (speeches, correspondence, etc.).
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
Objective of the course: from the perspective of their seminar or thesis, to provide history students with the conceptual tools to enable them to better understand, structure and deal with information drawn from their sources.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
- How to analyse the field of application (sources, issues...), design a data structure;
- How to create the structure in a database management system;
- How to design the tools and strategies to help the process of collection/encoding;
- How to retrieve information from the resulting corpus.