Category Archives: Open Access

Digital Classicist London live-casts

For the first time this year, the Digital Classicist London seminars will be live-cast via the Web, so colleagues who are unable to make it to the events themselves at 16:30 (British Summer Time) on a Friday afternoon, can watch … Continue reading

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Harpokration On Line

The Duke Collaboratory for Classics Computing (DC3) is pleased to announce the Harpokration On Line project, which aims to provide open-licensed collaboratively-sourced translation(s) for Harpokration’s “Lexicon of the Ten Orators”. Users can view and contribute translations at http://dcthree.github.io/harpokration/ or download … Continue reading

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Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series (LOFTS)

The Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig is pleased to announce a new effort within the Open Philology Project: the Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series (LOFTS). The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series is a new effort … Continue reading

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Volunteers with excellent Latin sought

A few volunteers have started gathering for an interesting project, and it occurs to me that others may like to join us. This might be especially appropriate to someone with excellent Latin, a love for the subject, but no current … Continue reading

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Publishing Text for a Digital Age

March 27-30, 2014 Tufts University Medford MA perseus_neh (at) tufts.edu http://sites.tufts.edu/digitalagetext/2014-workshop/ Call for contributions! As a follow-on to Working with Text in a Digital Age, an NEH-funded Institute for Advanced Technologies in the Digital Humanities and in collaboration with the Open … Continue reading

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Digital Classicist London Videocasts

The videocasts for all the 2013 Digital Classicist London summer seminars are now available online at the Seminar Programme page. Each presentation is available as a downloadable or streamable video (MP4), or, for those who prefer audio, as MP3. Slideshows … Continue reading

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Getty Joins Open Content Movement

The Getty Museum and research institute have just announced the launch of their Open Content Program, under which they intend to publish as many of their digital resources as they are legally able. In the first instance, they are release … Continue reading

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Open Book Digital Humanities Series

Via Roberto Rosselli Del Turco on the Digital Classicist list: Open Book Publishers is proud to announce the launch of a Digital Humanities Series. The series is overseen by an international board of experts and its books subjected to rigorous … 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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Report on e-learning panel, Classical Association 2013

(Report by Bartolo Natoli on the e-learning panel, April 5, 2013.) Earlier today, the Classical Association’s Annual Conference, hosted by the University of Reading, presented two panels on ‘New Approaches to e-Learning’, a topic of growing interest in Classical Studies. … Continue reading

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Workshop on Canonical Text Services: Furman May 19-22, 2013

Posted for Christopher Blackwell: What · With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Furman University’s Department of Classics is offering a workshop on the Canonical Text Services Protocol. When · May 19 – 22, 2013. Where · Greenville, South … Continue reading

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“Europeana’s Huge Dataset Opens for Re-use”

According to this press-release from Europeana Professional, the massive European Union-funded project has released 20 million records on cultural heritage items under a Creative Commons Zero (Public Domain) license. The massive dataset is the descriptive information about Europe’s digitised treasures. … Continue reading

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OAPEN-UK focus groups, first report

The JISC-funded OAPEN-UK (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) project have published a report on the first round of focus groups, held in the British Library late last year. Various groups of stakeholders (in this case academics who author research … Continue reading

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Guide to Evagrius Ponticus

This just in from Joel Kalvesmaki: I am pleased to announce the appearance of the Guide to Evagrius Ponticus, a digital-only, peer-reviewed reference work about the fourth-century monastic theologian. Updated quarterly, it provides definitive, integrated lists of Evagrius’s works, of … Continue reading

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