Category Archives: Digital library

Head of Digital Research at the National Archives

Posted for Olivia Pinto (National Archives, Kew, UK): Job Opportunity at The National Archives Head of Digital Research About the role The National Archives has set itself the ambition of becoming a digital archive by instinct and design. The digital … Continue reading

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Cataloguing Open Access Classics Serials

The Institute for Classical Studies is pleased to announce the appointment of Simona Stoyanova for one year as a new Research Fellow in Library and Information Science on the Cataloguing Open Access Classics Serials (COACS) project, funded by a development … Continue reading

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CFP: Seminar on Latin textual criticism in the digital age

The Digital Latin Library, a joint project of the Society for Classical Studies, the Medieval Academy of America, and the Renaissance Society of America, with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, announces a seminar on Latin textual criticism in … Continue reading

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Editing Texts and Digital Libraries: 2 seminars in Leipzig

Posted for Greta Franzini: Next week the Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities is hosting two seminars as part of its Digital Philology course: 1) Monday May 19th, 3:15-4:45pm, University of Leipzig (Paulinum, room P801) “Editing Texts in Context: Two Case … Continue reading

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Perseus Catalog Released

From Lisa Cerrato via the Digital Classicist List: The Perseus Digital Library is pleased to announce the 1.0 Release of the Perseus Catalog. The Perseus Catalog is an attempt to provide systematic catalog access to at least one online edition … Continue reading

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Duke Collaboratory for Classics Computing (DC3)

Colleagues: We are very pleased to announce the creation of the Duke Collaboratory for Classics Computing (DC3), a new Digital Classics R&D unit embedded in the Duke University Libraries, whose start-up has been generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon … Continue reading

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Open Philology Project Announced

Via Marco Büchler, Greg Crane has just posted “The Open Philology Project and Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities at Leipzig” at Perseus Digital Library Updates. Abstract: The Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig sees in the rise … Continue reading

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BMCR review of Berti/Costa

In BMCR 2011-02-24 last week, Alexandra Trachsel reviews: Monica Berti, Virgilio Costa, La Biblioteca di Alessandria: storia di un paradiso perduto. Ricerche di filologia, letteratura e storia 10. Roma: Edizioni Tored, 2010. Pp. xvi, 279. ISBN 9788888617343. €30.00 (pb). Of … Continue reading

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BSR Digital Collections online

Alessandra Giovenco writes to announce the following: The British School at Rome Library & Archive is pleased to announce the launch of a new website: http://www.bsrdigitalcollections.it In July 2007, the Getty Foundation awarded a second generous grant to the British … Continue reading

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New Digital Humanities/Libraries/Museums Calendar

Amanda French has started a publicly accessible calendar of conferences and events related to “Digital Humanities, Digital Libraries and Digital Museums.”

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The Digital Archimedes Palimpsest Released

Very exciting news – the complete dataset of the Archimedes Palimpsest project (ten years in the making) has been released today. The official announcement is copied below, but I’d like to point out what I think it is that makes … Continue reading

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In defence of biblioclasm

Charlotte Roueché pointed me to this transcript of a piece from ABC Radio’s Perspective slot: ‘Our Biblioclastic Century‘. The author, Robin Derricourt, an academic publisher with a background in archaeology and history, makes some well-observed points about online publication and … Continue reading

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Self-archiving

Michael E. Smith has just blogged an opinion piece on self-archiving.

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Article on PSWPC in LLC June 2008

David Pritchard, “Working Papers, Open Access, and Cyber-infrastructure in Classical Studies” Literary and Linguistic Computing 2008 23: 149-162; doi:10.1093/llc/fqn005. http://llc.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/23/2/149?etoc Princeton—Stanford Working Papers in Classics (PSWPC) is a web-based series of work-in-progress scripts by members of two leading departments of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Ends Book and Article Scanning

Miguel Helf, writing in the New York Times, reports: Microsoft said Friday that it was ending a project to scan millions of books and scholarly articles and make them available on the Web … Microsoft’s decision also leaves the Internet … Continue reading

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