Monthly Archives: January 2006

Brief report on the Digital Philology conference in Hamburg

The TEUCHOS centre – an institution that aims to provide digital research infrastructure in the fields of scholarly editing, paleography, manuscript research and history of philology and is located at the University of Hamburg – organized between 20 and 22 … Continue reading

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1-2 Posts in 3D Visualisation (London)

(From (1) Network Development Officer JISC 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network Part-time, 0.5FTE, 36 months The Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King’s College London wishes to employ, an outgoing, dynamic and organised person to initiate a … Continue reading

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Google adopts a new motto

Don’t Be More Evil Than Necessary Google has published a defense.

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Fair Use vs. Copyright Control

Seen in Academic Commons: Will Fair Use Survive? Free Expression in the Age of Copyright Control In Fair Use Our new friends at the Institute for the Future of the Book gave me a nifty report called “Will Fair Use … Continue reading

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Colloquia archive now available on an Open Access basis

An archive of over 650 TEI-conformant neo-Latin colloquia is now available via the instance of the new Perseus hopper that’s now implemented on this server, which provides lemmatized searching, morphological parsing and dictionary lookups, and automatic concordances for each text. … Continue reading

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i2010 Digital Library questions

(hat tip Peter Suber) On December 5 – 6, 2005, the DELOS Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries held a brainstorming meeting in Nice, France, to formulate responses to the i2010 Digital Library questions from the European Commission and to … Continue reading

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reappearing as if by magic…

Thanks to Adrian Packel of the Perseus Digital Library, who has installed the new Perseus hopper on the Stoa production server, the Lane Festschrift as well as materials related to Homer and to Olynthus that have been missing from this … Continue reading

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Teuchos conference

The preliminary programme for the conference “Digital philology — problems and perspectives” (Hamburg, 20-22 January 2006) is now available at The organisers of the Teuchos Centre have also created an automated mailing list to distribute future information regarding the … Continue reading

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new list set up by JISC Digital Repositories Programme

From the BOAI list: Members of this list might be interested in a new JISCMAIL discussion list, JISC-REPOSITORIES@JISCMAIL.AC.UK, set up by the JISC Digital Repositories Programme support team ( for the discussion of cross-domain and international repository technologies and activities, … Continue reading

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AWMC secures major NEH grant

From Tom Elliott comes news of the success of the Pleiades proposal submitted by the Ancient World Mapping Center to the most recent NEH Preservation and Access Research and Development competition. Congratulations!

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yet another initiative for reform

From Scott Jaschik, A Tenure Reform Plan With Legs, Inside Higher Ed, January 5, 2006: A special panel of the MLA is finishing a report that will call for numerous, far-reaching changes in the way assistant professors are reviewed for … Continue reading

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English-Greek Dictionary online at Chicago

Rogueclassicism notes that the University of Chicago Library have put online a searchable version of Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary. At first glance, it looks as though this–although it has a bit of a clunky search engine–will be a nice complement to … Continue reading

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It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing

This blog has now been upgraded to the WordPress 2.0 “Duke” release, named in honor of jazz pianist and composer Duke Ellington. No big changes on the surface, but nicer to work with behind the scenes.

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CEDOPAL catalogue of literary papyri online

Announced today via the PAPY list (and elsewhere): Le CEDOPAL a le plaisir d’annoncer la mise en ligne de l’intégralité du “Catalogue des papyrus littéraires grecs et latins” (6.855 notices au 29.12.2005) et sa consultation au moyen d’un module de … Continue reading

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Abzu expanding

I have begun to expand the scope of Abzu to include Classics and Mediterranean Archaeology in addition to the ancient Near East. Abzu is an index to open access material served from stable platforms. It covers material realting to the … Continue reading

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