Monthly Archives: August 2007

Change to British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships Scheme

Picked this up and copied it from mailing lists: From: British Academy [] Sent: Wed 08/08/2007 02:43 Change to British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme The timetable for applications for British Academy Postdoctoral fellowships has been brought forward in order to … Continue reading

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The Common Information Environment and Creative Commons

Seen on the Creative Commons blog: A study titled “The Common Information Environment and Creative Commons” was funded by Becta, the British Library, DfES, JISC and the MLA on behalf of the Common Information Environment. The work was carried out … Continue reading

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“Two thousand years of mankind and medicine” (in open access images)

(Seen at BoingBoing.) The Wellcome Trust have released thousands of images relating to the history of medicine online for free under a Creative Commons (non-commercial) license. This is a very nice collection, and the classical material includes everything from a … Continue reading

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Top 100 Alt Search Engine list

I saw last year’s Top 100 posted here from Read/WriteWeb. They’ve just put out this year’s Top 100. The author says: Some of them did not even exist a year ago. One of my goals is to show my readers … Continue reading

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Digital Media and Peer Review in Medieval Studies

Copied from the Digital Medievalist mailing list: Call for Papers for the 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 8-11, 2008, Kalamazoo, Michigan The Medieval Academy of America Committee on Electronic Resources invites submissions to the following sponsored session: “Digital … Continue reading

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AWMC/Pleiades bibliographic records

Staff and affiliates of the Ancient World Mapping Center and its Pleiades Project have released draft set of bibliographic records. The information in it was compiled initially from citation handlists and other unpublished working papers of the Classical Atlas Project … Continue reading

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Slidecast in Slideshare

For the Neo-Latin Colloquia site Dot Porter created a couple of SMIL files to permit simultaneous playback of text and audio via Quicktime.  The new Slidecast feature of Slideshare appears to offer similar functionality with greater ease.

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Student Bursaries for Computing in History Teaching

Copied from the Digital Classicist mailing list STUDENT BURSARIES FOR COMPUTING IN HISTORY TEACHING The AHRC ICT Methods Network (, which exists to promote and support the use of advanced ICT methods in arts and humanities research, is offering a … Continue reading

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Archaeological Computing: available for review

I’ve just spotted that this book is still available for review from BMCR after a month since it was listed as available. Surely there must be someone here who would like to get a copy and could review it? *Eiteljorg, … Continue reading

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UK JISC Digitisation Conference 2007

Joint Information Systems Committee Copied from JISC Digitisation Blog “In July 2007 JISC held a two-day digitisation conference in Cardiff and the event was live blogged and podcasted. Here you can find links to all the resources from the conference, … Continue reading

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