I’ve been trying to find a way of organizing my manuscript sources for the dissertation in a way which is readable, makes sense, and can be exported to do interesting things if the need arises. At present, most of my sources are in a spreadsheet that I use to record documents as I photograph in…… Continue reading Seeking a system
The archives and libraries were closed today, so I took myself down to the riverfront to look around some of the National Museums Liverpool, specifically the Museum of Liverpool, the Merseyside Maritime Museum and the International Slavery Museum. The latter is currently located on the 3rd floor of the Maritime Museum, although it will someday…… Continue reading Liverpool’s overlooked history?
I will be spending the first week in June in the UK, conducting (preliminary) research. I plan to collect material related to my dissertation and also scope out the archives enough so that I can determine whether it’s worthwhile to return. This, and future trips (in state, thankfully), have me thinking about what tools I…… Continue reading Research travel: choose your tools