SKILLNET – Sharing Knowledge in Learned and Literary Networks


16 January 2020
09:00 - 17:00
Huygens ING, Oudezijds Achterburgwal 185, Amsterdam

Presentation Ingeborg van Vugt on working with Nodegoat

Thinking about building a dataset for your historical research? And aspiring to explore, analyse and visualise your data through networks, time and space?

Nodegoat is an online, free and accessible object-oriented database tool that allows for researchers to build their own data model and filter and visualise their data in numerous ways. On January 16 2020, developers Pim van Bree and Geert Kessels (LAB1100) will conduct a workshop for those interested in working with Nodegoat.

The Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands (Huygens ING) in Amsterdam will be hosting this workshop, which is free of charge. There is a maximum number of 20 participants. All levels of experience are welcome, but an idea of a research question and proposed sources is indispensable. Bring your own laptop. Check the right for information on registration, .

The program is as follows (subject to change):

09:00 – 09:30   Introduction to Nodegoat
09:30 – 09:45   Adina Nerghes (DHLab, KNAW Humanities Cluster) on network methods
09:45 – 10:00   Ingeborg van Vugt (SKILLNET, Faculty of History, UU) on working with Nodegoat
10:00 – 10:30   Who are you, what is your research question and what are your sources?
10:30 – 11:00   Learn how to enter your data into Nodegoat
11:00 – 11:20   Coffee break
11:20 – 13:00   Conceptualise your data model
13:00 – 14:00   Lunch break
14:00 – 15:00   Learn how to implement your data model in Nodegoat
15:00 – 15:30   Enter data into your data model
15:30 – 15:50   Coffee break
15:50 – 16:30   Learn how to filter and visualise your data
16:30 – 16:45   Learn how to import data
16:45 – 17:00   Q&A and farewells

The workshop will be held in English

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