Category Archives: Standards

Digital Classics at FIEC/CA 2019

There will be three panels (two-hour sessions of varying structures) of interest to digital classicists running as part of the joint conference of the Fédération internationale des associations d’études classiques and the Classical Association, next week. I’ll try to get … Continue reading

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Digital Classicist London, summer 2018

Digital Classicist London 2018 Institute of Classical Studies Fridays at 16:30 in room 234*, Senate House south block, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU (*except June 1 & 15, room G21A) ALL WELCOME Seminars will be screencast on the Digital Classicist … Continue reading

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CFP Digital Classicist London, summer 2018 seminar

The Digital Classicist invites proposals for the summer 2018 seminar series, which will run on Friday afternoons in June and July in the Institute of Classical Studies, Senate House, London. We would like to see papers that address the tension … Continue reading

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OEDUc: recommendations for EDH person-records in SNAP RDF

At the first meeting of the Open Epigraphic Data Unconference (OEDUc) in London in May 2017, one of the working groups that met in the afternoon (and claim to have completed our brief, so do not propose to meet again) … Continue reading

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Linked Data for the Humanities Workshop in Oxford

Via Terhi Nurmikko: Linked Data for the Humanities Workshop: A semantic web of scholarly data Part of the Digital Humanities Oxford Summer School, held 20th – 24th July 2015. Book your place via Come and learn from experts and … Continue reading

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Citation in Digital Scholarship: A Conversation

I’m writing to bring readers’ attention to a series of pages that is coming together on the Digital Classicist wiki under the rubric “Citation in digital scholarship” (category). I take responsibility/blame for initiating the project, but it has already benefitted … Continue reading

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How to Cite e-Resources without Stable URLs

It used to be said, especially by the Internet’s nay-sayers, that the insuperable barrier to publishing and citing online is that links are never stable. The number of pages that appear and disappear every day means that even a year-old … Continue reading

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Host your texts on Google in one day, Jan 11, 2010

Workshop: Host your texts on Google in one day The Center For Hellenic Studies will conduct a one-day workshop at the Center’s Washington, D.C., campus, on Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, with the  subject: “Host your texts on Google in one … Continue reading

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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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How to cite Creative Commons works

A very useful guide is being compiled by Molly Kleinman in her Multi-Purpose Librarian blog. As someone who licenses a lot of work using CC-BY, and who both re-uses and sometimes re-mixes a lot of CC work (especially photographs) for … 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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EpiDoc Summer School, July 14th-18th, 2008

The Centre for Computing in the Humanties, Kings College London, is again offering an EpiDoc Summer School, on July 14th-18th, 2008. The training is designed for epigraphers or papyrologists (or related text editors such as numismatists, sigillographers, etc.) who would … Continue reading

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Report on NEH Workshop “Supporting Digital Scholarly Editions”

The official report on the NEH Workshop “Supporting Digital Scholarly Editions”, held on January 14, has been released and is available in PDF form: Attendees included representatives from funding agencies and university presses, historians, just one or two literary … Continue reading

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