Category Archives: Publications

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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Contribute to the Greek and Latin Treebanks at Perseus!

Posted on behalf of Greg Crane. Link to the Treebank, which provides more information, at the very end of the post. We are currently looking for advanced students of Greek and Latin to contribute syntactic analyses (via a web-based system) … Continue reading

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Digital Classicist Podcast

The Institute for Classical Studies and Digital Classicist Summer seminar series is about half-way through, and the first several audio recordings of the proceedings are now available as part of the Digital Classicist podcast. You can find a list of … Continue reading

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Redefining the Book: Carnegie Mellon and Lulu.com

Seen in the Creative Commons blog: ETC Press has just launched as an “academic, open source, multimedia, publishing imprint.” The project is affiliated with the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University and is in partnership with Lulu.com. When authors … Continue reading

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Internet Archaeology 24: Dealing with Legacy Data

Internet Archaeology announces issue 24, a themed issue dedicated to: “Dealing with Legacy Data” edited by Pim Allison. In the Mediterranean region particularly, but by no means not exclusively, there exist large datasets from previous excavations, published and unpublished, whose … Continue reading

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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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new CC Journal: Glossator

By way of the Humanist. Glossator: Practice and Theory of the Commentary http://ojs.gc.cuny.edu/index.php/glossator/ Glossator publishes original commentaries, editions and translations of commentaries, and essays and articles relating to the theory and history of commentary, glossing, and marginalia. The journal aims … Continue reading

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New Open-Access Humanities Press Makes Its Debut

Article in The Chronicle of Higher Education Scholars in the sciences have been light-years ahead of their peers in the humanities in exploring the possibilities of open-access publishing. But a new venture with prominent academic backers, the Open Humanities Press, … Continue reading

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(BYZANTINA) SYMMEIKTA goes open-access

By way of Open Access News, we learn of this announcement, recently posted at openaccess.gr: Taking into consideration the latest developments in scientific publishing, the Institute for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation has reevaluated the aims of … Continue reading

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Grading Journals

Charles Watkinson has just posted a long, interesting and important consideration of the emerging European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH). He reflects upon, in particular, the stated aims and methods of this effort and its potential adoption as a … Continue reading

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Digital Classicist seminars update

To bring you all up to date with what is going on with the Digital Classicist seminar series: Some papers from the DC seminar series held at the Institute of Classical Studies in London in the summer of 2006 have … Continue reading

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Changing the Center of Gravity

Changing the Center of Gravity: Transforming Classical Studies Through Cyberinfrastructure http://www.rch.uky.edu/CenterOfGravity/ University of Kentucky, 5 October 2007 This is the full audio record of “Changing the Center of Gravity: Transforming Classical Studies Through Cyberinfrastructure”, a workshop funded by the National … Continue reading

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Rieger, Preservation in the Age of Large-Scale Digitization

CLIR (the Council on Library and Information Resources in DC) have published in PDF the text of a white paper by Oya Rieger titled ‘Preservation in the Age of Large-Scale Digitization‘. She discusses large-scale digitization initiatives such as Google Books, … Continue reading

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Search Pigeon

Spotted by way of Peter Suber’s Open Access News: Search Pigeon is a collection of Google Co-opTM Custom Search Engines (CSEs) designed to make researching on the web a richer, more rewarding, and more efficient process. Designed for researchers in … Continue reading

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