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Debug your humanities - Canada Research Chair in Digital Writing Training

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Serie of digital trainings for humanities.
These trainings will take place starting September 10, every Friday from 9:30am to 11am (Montreal time). These open and free meetings for all will be in person but it will be possible to follow them online and offline as they will be recorded.
You can join the training at this address: https://meet.jit.si/DebugHumanitesCRCEN
You can find the web site regarding the serie at this adress.

Session 01 - 09-10-2021 - Introduction

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General introduction

Screen tour.

Some examples of computer/digital uses in the humanities.

Session 02 - 09-17-2021 - Computer science in 3 points

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The origins of computer science

How does a computer works? (Turing machine, binary system and algo)

What is a software/program? What is a file (tree structure)

Session 03 - 09-24-2021 - Formats

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What is a format?

Technical and political implications.

Levels of encoding: from zeros to format.

Opening some formats.

Session 04 - 10-01-2021 - Managing your files

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Reminders of how a computer works. (where am I?)

Navigating with a terminal + basic terminal usage.

Clouds: introduction to server architecture.

Session 05 - 10-08-2021 - Everything you need to know about the terminal

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The basic commands.

Advanced commands.

grep, bash, zsh, etc.

Session 06 - 10-15-2021 - Structuring text

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The issue with word processors.

Tagging text.

Markup languages.

Session 07 - 10-29-2021 - Structuring a bibliography

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What is a bibliography? a reference? a quotation?

Bibliographic styles.

Introduction to Zotero.

Session 08 - 11-05-2021 - Producing documents

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Reminders on text structuration.

Introduction to Pandoc

Manipulation of Pandoc

Session 09 - 11-12-2021 - Advanced use of Zotero

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Organizing your bibliography : groups, BetterBibTeX

Session 10 - 11-19-2021 - Printing documents

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Introduction to LaTeX : manipulating LaTeX, discovering Paged.js

Session 11 - 11-26-2021 - Versioning files

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Introduction to Git (with chats).

Presentation of projects that are using Git.

Manipulating Git.

Session 12 - 12-03-2021 - Making websites

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What is a website?

Introduction to the principle of static site generators.

Prototyping a website.

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