Category Archives: Open Access

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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Working with Text in a Digital Age, RFP

Tufts University invites applications to “Working with Text in a Digital Age”, a three-week NEH Institute for Advanced Technology in the Digital Humanities (July 23-August 10, 2012) that combines traditional topics such as TEI Markup with training in methods from … Continue reading

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Open Book Publishers: Cicero

The Open Access academic publishing house Open Book Publishers is about to publish, on November 18th, their first Classics title, Ingo Gildenhard’s edition of Cicero, Against Verres, 2.1.53–86. This title, as all OBP books, will soon thereafter be available free … Continue reading

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Classics in the Million Book Library

After the Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, a group met at the University of Chicago as a part of a Mellon-funded project, centered at Tufts University, to explore the question, “What do you do with a million … Continue reading

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