Monthly Archives: April 2006

11th International Congress “Cultural Heritage and New Technologies” – call for papers

Cultural Heritage and New Technologies (Workshop 11 „Archäologie und Computer“) Oktober 18th– 20th, 2006 City Hall of Vienna, Austria– Wappensaalgruppe Why document and analyse Cultural Heritage with modern technologies? with Symposia: “Cultural Heritage- Funding and New Technologies” (in cooperation with … Continue reading

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ETANA-DL project

Some of you may find this documentation on the ETANA-DL project (with which  I am marginally connected) interesting.  This DL part of this project is headed by Ed Fox at Virginia Tech. “This research proposes to develop a digital library … Continue reading

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Nexus network journal

New in Humbul: Nexus (ISSN 1522-4600) is an online journal on architecture and mathematics, which contains a number of research papers on ancient architecture. Architecture, mathematics, perspective, and landscape formation are the most frequently recurring topics. Among the papers of … Continue reading

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Ancient history podcasts

Numerous topics from the ancient world at Military History Podcasts: Alexander the Great, Roman tactics, Pharsalus, Roman defeats, conquests of Cyrus the Great, Persian Wars, Sargon, Hannibal, Valor… Also: Lars Brownworth’s 12 Byzantine Rulers: The History of the Byzantine Empire.

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What they listen to in hell on their ipods

Tax Code Podcast ????

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EpiDoc Development Sprint: more

As a follow-up to my previous post detailing the achievements of the first half of an “EpiDoc Development Sprint” in London (20-24 March 2006), I would like to offer the following summary of achievements during the second (and final) two-day … Continue reading

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Etymologies on iPod (CHE)

A company called iPREPpress that has already created a line of iPod-ready crib notes for great literary works now hopes to turn students’ MP3 players into veritable reference shelves. The company has joined forces with Merriam-Webster Inc. to release a … Continue reading

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JIIA Eprints Repository

Antonella D’Ascoli informa  dell’attivazione del JIIA Eprints Repository, Repository collegato al ‘Journal of Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Archaeology’, in data 2006-04-04 registrato presso le Autorità competenti, quindi presente nei seguenti elenchi: Il precedente MyOPIA JIIA Repository (a seguito di … Continue reading

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They’re getting…

… desperate! Ray Cha concludes: In the end, I agree with Ben’s previous post that the Nature article in question has a marginal relevance to the bigger picture. The main point is that Wikipedia works amazingly well and contains articles … Continue reading

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The Access Principle

Thanks to Peter Suber for pointing to Kate Corby’s review of Willinsky, John. (2006). The access principle: The case for open access to research and scholarship. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. It is unfortunate that many academics feel that assuring … Continue reading

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