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Plebeian Lives and the Making of Modern London, 1690-1800

Plebeian Lives and the Making of Modern London, 1690-1800 aims to create a digital archive of manuscript and printed sources concerning the lives of ordinary people in eighteenth-century London, focusing on poor relief, criminal justice, and medic ...

Case Study - Hazel Gardiner - 01/08/2008 - 12:06 - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 0 groups

The Drawbots Project: Computational Intelligence, Creativity and Cognition: a multidisciplinary investigation

The Drawbots project is using Evolutionary Robotics to attempt to understand the nature of creativity. The key question is 'what is the simplest robot that can be produced (using Evolutionary Robotics) whose behavior might be described as creative ...

Case Study - Hazel Gardiner - 06/05/2010 - 16:10 - 5 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Virtual Vellum

The Virtual Vellum project provides distributed access to research-quality digitisations of folios from the Chronicles of Jean Froissart, the principal historical source for the first phase of the 100 Years War between England and France. Images a ...

Case Study - stuartdunn - 02/11/2008 - 15:11 - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 0 groups

ElectroAcoustic Resource Site

The aim of EARS is the development of a dynamic, multi-lingual, international, publicly available Internet-based bibliographical resource designed to enhance the scholarly infrastructure of electroacoustic music studies. Beyond its initial goal to ...

Case Study - Hazel Gardiner - 11/06/2010 - 18:14 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

The Historical Thesaurus of English (HTE)

The Historical Thesaurus of English is the first historical thesaurus to be compiled for any of the world's languages. It intends to include almost the entire recorded vocabulary of English from Old English to the modern period, taken from the Oxf ...

Case Study - Hazel Gardiner - 11/06/2010 - 11:17 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

The Henry III Fine Rolls Project

There is a fine roll for each of the fifty-six years of Henry III's reign and the current project aims to publish those from 1216 to 1248. (further funding will be sought to publish the rolls to the end of Henry’s reign) The fine rolls contain off ...

Case Study - Hazel Gardiner - 11/06/2010 - 11:17 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Copyright and intellectual property rights a case study from the web face

This short case study gives an account of intellectual property and rights issues relating to an online research archive. It describes the licensing regime in place to protect the creators and publishers of the data, and provides a case study of actions ...

Case Study - Craig Bellamy - 14/07/2009 - 10:35 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Tracing Copyright Holders: How two digitisation projects coped with copyright for historical material

Digitising certain types of material can cause great difficulty when it comes to clearing their copyright. Anonymous photographs or unpublished letters are examples of sources that one might presume would not cause too many difficulties but, when trying ...

Case Study - Craig Bellamy - 26/05/2009 - 15:51 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Writing AHRC Bids: The Stone in Archaeology resource

The opportunities afforded by computer technology mean that scholars are now increasingly visualising ways in which digital technology can provide significant advantages to their research. The digitised image allows the scholar to investigate details pr ...

Case Study - Craig Bellamy - 26/05/2009 - 15:51 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Writing AHRC Bids: The Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi

When there is a digital component involved, funding bids to the Arts and Humanities Research Board involve an extra appendix. There are four sections to this appendix - project management, data development methods, infrastructural support and finally, d ...

Case Study - Craig Bellamy - 26/05/2009 - 15:50 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups