Documentary Heritage and Bibliometrics

Its main basic research activities focus on the study of documentary heritage from historical studies of sources written in various media (paleography, epigraphy) and chronological contexts (Antiquity, Middle Ages, Modern Age and Contemporary Age) and in oral sources for the field of Contemporary History, with special reference to the social and political history of the Canary Islands. In applied research and transfer of the Digital Humanities, its activities are focused on the digitization and cataloging of written texts and oral sources form the Archive of Historical Memory of the Canary Islands (AMHC), the bibliometric study of scientific production in Arts and Humanities in the Canary Islands, and educational innovation through the application of information and communications technologies in university teaching. The results of these investigations are intended to influence the field of education, training and research according to the general and specific objectives of IATEXT.