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Atelier Multimédia: Digital History Courses


The Atelier Multimédia is a digital history workshop organised by the EUI library and the History Department.

Aims of the Seminars

  • Discuss new narratives, projects and practices in the field of digital (public) history.
  • Present important online projects in the social sciences and history.
  • Introduce new methods, multimedia tools and web projects, predominantly related to Digital Humanities and digital history.
  • Offer introductory courses to useful software such as Zotero.


Serge Noiret
History Information Specialist (PhD)

Tel.: [+39] 055 4685 348 (Int. 2348)

Email:     serge.noiret@eui.eu
Twitter:  @sergenoiret
Blog:      dph.hypotheses.org


Autumn Term 2016-2017: 


Date & PlaceOrganizer - SpeakerTitle

Thursday September 15, 2016

9.30 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.

Sala del Consiglio, 

Villa Salviati

 Serge Noiret (EUI library)

Introduction to the Library for new members of the History & Civilization Department. 

Slides are available here.

  • This introduction to the EUI library is not meant only for history researchers, but rather for all new EUI History Department members. 
  • All attendees will be asked to sign for one guided tour of the EUI library which will be organized on Friday 16th  (10 a.m.- 12 p.m.), Monday 19th of September  (10.30 a.m.- 12.30 p.m.) and Friday 23rd of September (10 a.m.- 12 p.m.). 

Friday September 16, 2016

2 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Badia Fiesolana


 Serge Noiret (EUI library)

Citing using ZOTERO (PPT presentation)  during the workshop: 

General Presentation on Academic  Skills - Avoiding Plagiarism for all  new Researchers and Post-doc  &  Fellows (Academic Service with  Library - Language Center - Dean's office)

Friday September 30, 2016

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Sala del Capitolo, 

Badia Fiesolana

 Serge Noiret (EUI library) 

Introduction to ZOTERO 4.0: standalone & Mozilla-Firefox version

(1st session for all EUI members) 

Power Point Presentation of the Course  

Friday October 21, 2016

Sala del Camino, Villa Salviati

EUI History & Civilisation Department Block Seminar on Digital History - 1st day


 9:30-11.00 Introduction to the Block-Seminar by Prof. Alexander Etkind and Dr. Serge Noiret

 11:00-11.30 Coffee Break

 11.30-13.00 What is Digital Public History? Teaching and Pratices. Speaker: Enrica Salvatori (Università degli Studi di Pisa)

13.00-14.00 Lunch


Web Sites as Primary Sources: Conserving historical versions of EU websites: the EUI HAEU project and the craft of historians Speakers:  Marco Rulent & Samir Muzsa (HAEU) - Introduction by Serge Noiret (EUI Library)

15.30-16.00 Coffee Break


Mapping History with ArcGis, an introductionSpeaker Mikkel Jensen Munthe Mikkel.Jensen@EUI.eu)


October 26, 2016

1.30-3.30 p.m.


 Serge Noiret (EUI library)

EUI Library E-Resources for Historians

Course outline

Friday November 4, 2015

Alcide de Gasperi Reading Room HAEU, Villa Salviati



EUI History & Civilisation Department Block Seminar on Digital History - 2nd day

9.00-10.30 Text Mining and distant/close reading in literature and sources: 

 EUI Library early modern history text databases EEBO-ECCO-MOMW


  •  Introduction  by Rolando Minuti (University of Florence).
  • The new Gale Portal Artemis byMaria Romano (Southern Europe Regional Manager, Gale | Cengage Learning) 
  • EEBO-ECCO-MOMW, a database and its users

 10.30-11.00 Coffee Break

 11.00-12.00 Google Ngrams in Historical Research - Speaker: Alexander Etkind (EUI)

 12.00-13.00 Using Voyant Tools for Digging “Into your Text” - Speaker  Giorgio Guzzetta (University of Rome)

  13.00– 14.00 Lunch

  14.00-15.30 PressForward and other digital tools for collaborative and large-scale historical research, Speaker:  Sean Takats (Institut d'études avancées de Paris; Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University)

  15.30-16.00 Coffee Break

 16.00-17.00 Using Histograph and facial recognition in historical sources for the history of Europe. -  Speaker:  Daniele Guido  (Institut d’histoire du temps présent & Digital History Lab, University of Luxembourg)


17.00-18-00 Graphs and Network Visualization: Examples and Tools - Speaker: Martin Grandjean, (Université de Lausanne) 

Friday November 9, 2016

adia Fiesolana, Theater, 



EUI History & Civilisation Department Block Seminar on Digital History - 3rd day

Open Access & Academic Blogging

Joint Venture with the EUI Library

 9.00-10.30  ICARUS: Interoperable eCosystem of historicAl souRces for eUropean history - Speaker: Emiliano Degl’Innocenti  (Società Internazionale per lo Studio del Medioevo Latino (SISMEL http://www.sismelfirenze.it)

10-30-11.00 Coffee Break

 11.00-13.00. What is Open Access ? What are the European projects dealing with humanities e-books - Speaker: Pierre Mounier (EHESS) and discussants from Open Edition Italia Scientific Board

 13.00-14.00 Lunch

 14.00-17.30 Academic Blogging on the Hypotheses Platform: The Starter Kit (start, configure, customize, publish content) Hypotheses.org - Speaker: Pierre Mounier (EHESS) OpenEdition

Wednesday November 24, 2016

1.30 - 3.30 p.m.

Serge Noiret (EUI Library)

 ZOTERO 4.0 advanced features

(1st session for all EUI members) 

Power Point Presentation of the Course  

 Spring term 2016-2017:








February 2017



Serge Noiret (EUI library) 

Introduction to ZOTERO 4.0: managing documentation in the digital era








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