Monthly Archives: November 2005

Digital CHASS Conference

Digital CHASS Conference On Friday, December 9, EPIC’s Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (CHASS) Virtual Institute will host an all-day conference focused on digital tools. This event will be an information exchange among scholars in humanities, arts, social … Continue reading

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Yes, but will they know any Latin?

From Wired, “Podcast Chaos Be Gone“: Podzinger and blinkx scour audio content for keywords by translating the audio into text and creating an index for quick searching. It’s a significant step above traditional search engines that identify only keywords in … Continue reading

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Gentium released under the SIL Open Font License

Gentium has now been re-released under a license that permits modification and redistribution – the SIL Open Font License. This is an exciting new development that will give great freedom to people who find Gentium useful, and the freedom to … Continue reading

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Feminism and Classics 2004

Marilyn Skinner has completed editorial work on a peer-reviewed collection of essays, Gender and Diversity in Place: Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Feminism and Classics, May 27-30, 2004, University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona. These essays are now published as … Continue reading

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Numismatic Wiki

http://www.forumancientcoins.com/numiswiki/view.asp The Forum Ancient Coins have set up a new Wiki for the collaborative authoring and editing of numismatic articles online. I’m not familiar with this site, which seems to include catalogues of coins for sale, so I’m not sure … Continue reading

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more photographs from Troels Myrup Kristensen

Troels takes great pictures, and just recently he’s added a bunch more from Italy and Spain.

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New and better neo-Latin podcasts

The podcasting project mentioned here a few days ago continues, with some much improved techniques and voices (notice I’m not one of them this time!): Erasmus, Echo. Readers: William du Cass√© and Milena Minkova Erasmus, Abbatis et Eruditae. Readers: William … Continue reading

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Archaeology Data Service User Services Manager – Department of Archaeology

Archaeology Data Service User Services Manager – Department of Archaeology Vacancy reference: BR05505 Applications are invited for the position of User Services Manager in the Archaeology Data Service, available from February 2006. This is an opportunity to take a key … Continue reading

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Managing Digital Assets: Strategic Issues for Research Libraries

In late October the Association of Research Libraries Forum, the Coalition for Networked Information the Council on Library and Information Resources and the Digital Library Federation held a forum ehtitled Managing Digital Assets: Strategic Issues for Research Libraries. The keynote … Continue reading

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Learning Sites

Via RogueClassicism, a longish and worthwhile article about Don Sanders and his LearningSites company, which produces archaeological VR projects.

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Latin podcasting experiment

William du Cass√© (who’s enrolled in the flourishing UK Institute for Latin Studies) and I began a site this week for publication of recordings of neo-Latin colloquia saved as mp3 files. Should you want to keep track of new additions … Continue reading

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Cyberinfrastructure draft report available for comment

In this morning’s mail bag: The draft report of the American Council of Learned Societies’ Commission on Cyberinfrastructure for Humanities and Social Sciences is now available for public comment, at http://www.acls.org/cyberinfrastructure/acls-ci-public.pdf The file is about 2.4MB in size. The Commission … Continue reading

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Allowable values for “language” in RSS feeds…

… do not include Latin, apparently.

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OCA vs. Google Library

Peter Suber compares the Open Content Alliance with Google Library in the most recent SPARC Open Access Newsletter (#91 November 2, 2005).

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