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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 - 14:11 - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 0 groups

SABIP Report on the economics of copyright and digitisation

The Strategic Advisory Board For Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP) has recently published a report that examines the theoretical and empirical research on the economics of copyright and digitisation. It also identifies areas where further research is ...

Briefing Paper - garethknight - 09/06/2010 - 09:55 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

A Companion to Digital Humanities

Title A Companion to Digital Humanities Publication Type Book Year of Publication 2004 Authors / Editors Schreibman, S. , R. Siemens , and J.(eds.) Unsworth Series Title Bla ...

Biblio - Ariel Elkin - 06/05/2010 - 15:25 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Large Scale Manuscript Digitization

Report from the workshop organized by Peter Robinson, Institute of Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing, Birmingham University, and Marilyn Deegan, Centre of Computing in the Humanities, King's College London (5 June 2006). Advances in digital ...

Event resources - Lydia Horstman - 08/03/2010 - 12:41 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - 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 Anonymous photographs or unpublished letters are examples of sources that one might presume would not cause too many difficulties but, when trying ...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 - 14:51 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Restoring Harmony: The Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music

Digitised manuscripts bring immense new research possibilities for scholars. One anecdote tells of a scholar who wanted to argue that a clutch of manuscripts he was studying actually came from the same source. He examined, in microscopic detail, digitis ...

Case Study - Craig Bellamy - 26/05/2009 - 14:49 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Extending the Suffrage: The Digitisation of The Women's Library Suffrage Banners

ike many political movements of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the Suffragettes and Suffragists made great use of colourful banners in their marches and parades. The illustration below, celebrating the achievements of Florence Nightingale, feat ...

Case Study - Craig Bellamy - 26/05/2009 - 14:49 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Writing Under Victoria: The Whistler and Darwin Correspondence Projects

Besides their chosen professions of naturalist and painter, two great figures of the Victorian era, Charles Darwin and James McNeill Whistler, were both prolific letter writers. Around 14,000 letters, either written or received by the naturalist, are kn ...

Case Study - Craig Bellamy - 26/05/2009 - 14:48 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

On Digitising Philosophy and Theology: The Electronic Grosseteste

Dr James Ginther, of the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Leeds, sees similarities in the process of creating medieval manuscripts and electronic texts. Unlike the relatively mechanical process of creating a modern print ...

Case Study - Craig Bellamy - 26/05/2009 - 14:47 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Spreading the Word: The Oxford Theology Faculty digital library project

A common problem for university librarians can be the sudden demand for a number of texts when those texts are filed are under 'essential reading' on a first-year reading list. Mrs. Susan Lake, of the Theology Faculty Library at the University of Oxford ...

Case Study - Craig Bellamy - 06/05/2009 - 16:16 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups