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Introduction to Tropy

This introduction allows you to get well-aquainted with the free-open software programme Tropy. The programme is a tailor-made tool for historians to organize and make sense of thousands of photographs for research purposes. The introduction will be held by historian and Tropy-developer Sean Takats from the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media.

Info about event


Tuesday 11 June 2019,  at 09:00 - 10:30



Attending this event will grant the participant the skills needed to use Tropy, and thereby safe you a lot of time organizing photos. Through Tropy,

  • Photos can be grouped into individual research documents or objects
  • Documents can be grouped into collections or tagged.
  • You can take notes to describe or transcribe your photos.
  • Full-text search covers all of these levels to help you find what you need.
  • Export to JSON-LD and Omeka S allows you to share and collaborate with others.

The instruction will take place in a friendly environment and without prior knowledge of the programme. It will be taught in English. 


Computer, power chord. 

Registration is not needed. Everyone is welcome.