Monthly Archives: November 2010

Εἰκονοποιία proceedings online

I’m delighted to see that the proceedings of last month’s conference on Digital Imaging of Ancient Textual Heritage are now online as an open access PDF. Download from: There was an impressive line-up at this important conference, and I … Continue reading

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Open Access and Citation Impact

A recent study published in the Public Library of Science has tested the relationship between Open Access self-archiving of peer-reviewed articles and improved citation impact. See: Gargouri Y et al. ‘Self-Selected or Mandated, Open Access Increases Citation Impact for Higher … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Humanities and advancing civilization in a violent world

As we consider whether or not the Humanities serve a public good and warrant public support, we cannot emphasize enough that ideas are a matter of life and death. At the dawn of the twentieth century, Kabul and Kandahar were … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities in Computer Science

Digital Humanities in the Computer Science Department at Tufts University PLEASE CIRCULATE Computer Science has played a critical role in many areas of inquiry, but nowhere are the potential implications greater than in the Humanities. We are transforming the ways … Continue reading

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