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  1. Building Blocks & Storytelling

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This screencast describes how users can best browse, search, and understand the rich documentary evidence in How to Track A Bear in Southwark, and how users can create their own paths and tell their own stories through this digital collection.

How to Track A Bear in Southwark:  An Omeka Tutorial

video; slides; crosswalk; sample data .csv


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Omeka:  Managing Users


3.  Broader Context

What is the broader context of How to Track A Bear and its collection of records? What kind of data do they contain? This slideshow is an introduction to the Early Modern London Theatres database, the source of the records exhibited by the 'How to Track a Bear' site.

Introduction to EMLoT