Keep checking this page for all updates on our 2021 webinar programme and discover previous webinars.

Pre-register today for our upcoming webinars, including:

  • Central Asia, Persia and Afghanistan 1834-1922
  • Colonial Caribbean
  • Research Methods Primary Sources

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Previous Webinars

  • Self-Expression, Community, and Identity

    Self-Expression, Community, and Identity: Exploring LGBTQI+ personal histories in Adam Matthew Digital collections

    Explore the second module of Sex & Sexuality which contains material on LGBTQI+ personal histories from the late-nineteenth century to the present day. We also be taking a closer look at the National Lesbian and Gay Survey, launched in the UK in 1986, as well as some of the personal stories and histories contained in other collections.

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    Children, the workhouse & social reform: Exploring childhood in Poverty, Philanthropy and Social Conditions in Victorian Britain

    Delve into the lives of the poorest communities in Victorian Britain and explore the social reform and philanthropic efforts of charitable institutions that sought to alleviate poverty.

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    Culture, society, and politics in 1990s Britain

    Culture, society, and politics in 1990s Britain: Studying the decade using Mass Observation Project

    Join Adam Matthew Digital and guest speakers from the Mass Observation Archive, University College London and Oxford Brookes University as we explore the recently published second module of Mass Observation Project.

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    Book history and The House of Murray

    Book history and The House of Murray

    Explore book history through the lens of the John Murray Archive, available online now in the new primary source collection Nineteenth Century Literary Society.

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    Your sneak peek at the collections we're publishing this year

    Join Adam Matthew Digital's Editorial team as we explore the new products launching in 2021.

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    Mexican Holiday

    Mexican Food History Across the Holiday Season

    To celebrate the publication of Food and Drink in History, Module II, we’re delighted to be joined by Jeffrey Pilcher, Professor of History and Food Studies, University of Toronto, who will be exploring Mexican and American-Mexican food history with an emphasis on holiday season food traditions and recipes.

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    The changing face of children's literature ca.1820 1920

    How can books, toys, games and ephemera be used to research key cultural concepts and themes such as gender roles, religion, and work ethic? Join Adam Matthew Digital and Laura Wasowicz, Curator of Children's Literature at the American Antiquarian Society, as we discuss this topic and the launch of our collection, Children’s Literature and Culture.

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    New Modules for 2020

    Join us as our Editorial Team take you through the new modules coming to Adam Matthew Digital collections in 2020:

    • Food and Drink in History: Module II
    • Sex & Sexuality: Self-Expression, Community and Identity
    • Medical Services and Warfare: 1928-1949
    • East India Company: India Office Records, E: Correspondence - Early Voyages, Formation and Conflict

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    New Collections for 2020

    Join us as our Editorial team take you on a tour of the new collections publishing in 2020:

    • Foreign Office Files for Southeast Asia, 1963-1980
    • Poverty, Philanthropy and Social Conditions in Victorian Britain
    • Nineteenth Century Literary Society: the John Murray Publishing Archive
    • Early Modern England
    • Mass Observation Project: 1980s
    • Children's Literature and Culture

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    Introducing Research Source

    In this webinar, Adam Matthew Digital's editorial team will be sharing their material highlights and answering your questions on content across collections, themes, and functionality.

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    Mass Observation Project

    Join us as we explore the newly published Mass Observation Project, Module I: 1980s. This webinar will cover the main themes within this resource, as well as research tools and features.

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  • AMX

    AM Explorer: A librarian’s perspective

    Join us with special guest librarians from the UK and North America, as we discuss the benefits of AM Explorer for teaching and research.

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    AM Explorer in 2021

    Join the Adam Matthew Outreach team for a presentation of new highlights coming to AM Explorer subscriptions in 2021.

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  • Digital Humanities with Adam Matthew Digital

    Join Dr Ben Lacey, Head of Outreach at Adam Matthew Digital, for an overview of how you can use your AM Digital collections for Digital Humanities scholarship.

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    Preparing for the New Academic

    Preparing for the New Academic Year: Library Strategies, Resilient Teaching, and Digital Resources

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    Open Uni

    Digital Primary Sources in Teaching

    A pre-recorded conversation with Wendy Mears, The Open University

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    Unlocking Content Through Technology in the Age of Online Learning

    Unlocking Content Through Technology in the Age of Online Learning

    Join us for this webinar as we discuss how the digitised primary source content and innovative platform solutions we offer put the library at the centre of online learning and we're joined by guest speakers who are using digitised primary sources in their teaching.

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  • HTR

    Making HTR work for you

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    Beyond the Page: Video Sources in Academic Research

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    Contextual Tools for Digital Archival Research

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    PhD Research and Archives Direct: Government Sources from The UK National Archives

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  • Charleston

    Unlocking Content Through Technology in the Age of Online Learning

    Watch our presentation from Charleston 2020 and learn more about unlocking content through digital collections.

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    Digitizing Canada: Unlocking content through technology in the age of online learning

    Join Adam Matthew Digital as we explore some of our content and collections produced in partnership with Canadian institutions through our primary source databases and Quartex.

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    Digitising ANZ

    Digitising Australia and New Zealand: Highlights of Online Primary Sources for Teaching and Learning

    Join Adam Matthew Digital as we explore some of our content and collections produced in partnership with Australasian institutions through our primary source databases and Quartex.

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  • Unlock your manuscript collections with HTR Transcription

    Unlock your manuscript collections with HTR Transcription

    HTR Transcription is a game-changing development in the field of digital archives, with enormous potential for making handwritten manuscript collections more discoverable and accessible. But how does HTR Transcription work and how well can it handle different scripts, languages and document types?

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    Launches in Lockdown

    Launches in Lockdown: How to remotely build and publish digital collections in Quartex (in partnership with Library Journal)

    Several partners, including Des Plaines Public Library, Harris County Public Library and Towson University, have launched new sites on Quartex in the last few months.

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    Successfully Migrating Digital Collections

    Hear from Baylor University about their recent migration from CONTENTdm to the Quartex platform, and the unique challenges that were overcome along the way.

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    Digitisation Lifecycle: a partnership with Backstage

    Deepen the impact, reach and value of their analogue archive and special collections materials through digitization.

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    Rethink Controlled Vocabularies in Quartex

    Join us to find out how Quartex utilises controlled vocabularies as a way to enhance browsability and discoverability across collections.

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    Engaging Communities through Digital Collections (in partnership with Library Journal)

    Discover the importance of digital access to the Sonoma County Library collections in light of recent challenges. The COVID pandemic, local wildfires, evacuations and extended library closures have made access to digital collections more important than ever in serving community.

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    Access Points

    Enabling browse, search and content discovery: creating effective access points using Quartex

    This webinar will show you how to use Quartex functionality to improve user journeys and aid site navigation and search.

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