event: Manuscript Digitisation: How applying publishing and content packaging theory can move us forward

31/01/2012 18:15

Using Gérard Genette's seminal work on 'paratexts' (defined by Genette as items attached to texts which fundamentally influence a reader's reception of a text, such as, for example, blurbs, jacket designs, prefaces etc,), "Paratext" (Cambridge, 1997), this paper will explore two main areas. [read more...]


Anatomy Museum
The Strand 6th Floor, King's Building King's College London, Strand Campus
London WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom

job: Research Associates - Sanskrit Manuscript Project

Research Associates - Sanskrit Manuscript Project
(two positions)
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Salary: £27,428 - £35,788

Limit of Tenure applies * [read more...]

event: Musisque Deoque. Developing new features: manuscripts tracing on the net

13/08/2010 16:30

Digital Classicist and Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2010

Musisque Deoque. Developing new features: manuscripts tracing on the net

Linda Spinazzè (Venice)

The main goal of my project into Musisque Deoque (hereafter MQDQ), is to find, fit and apply an appropriate high-level standard protocol to access a specific database in order to enhance the user experience of MQDQ. [read more...]


Senate House room STB9, Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

job: Project Officer, Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts, British Library

The British Library's Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts project is set to revolutionize access to the extraordinary riches of the Library's collections, making them easily accessible for the first time to art historians, other scholars, and the general public. This has been achieved by adding digital images and descriptions of over 3,500 Latin and European vernacular manuscript to the Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts website: [read more...]

event: Codicology and Palaeography in the Digital Age II


It is only a year since the Institute of Documentology and Scholarly Editing (IDE ) undertook an initiative entitled “Codicology and Palaeography in the Digital Age”. Yet its first results have already been written up and published: in July 2009, the anthology “Codicology and Palaeography in the Digital Age” was launched at an international symposium in Munich. [read more...]

event: The Virtual Manuscript Room: linking resources and scholarship on the web


This workshop will introduce the concepts behind the Virtual Manuscript Room project, and their implementation in the project, with particular emphasis on the use of metadata in the project to link to [read more...]


Orchard Learning Resource Centre, Selly Oak
United Kingdom

event: THIRD INTERNATIONAL MARGOT CONFERENCE: The Digital Middle Ages - Teaching and Research


Proposals for complete sessions and individual presentations are currently being accepted for the Third International MARGOT Conference (Moyen Age et Renaissance Groupe de recherches – Ordinateurs e [read more...]


New York
United States

event: Reading, Writing, Building: the Old English Illustrated Hexateuch

26/01/2009 15:00
26/01/2009 16:00

The DHO announces an upcoming presentation by DHO Metadata Manager Dot Porter. The lecture is presented as part of the Culture and Technology Seminar Series organized by Humanities Advanced Technology And Information Institute (HATII) at the University of Glasgow, and will be simultaneously webcast. Ms. [read more...]

Call for Papers: Codicology and Palaeography in the Digital Age

The reproduction of the European cultural heritage into digital resources is on its way. Among the various activities undertaken in this field, online catalogues of manuscrips have become an important research tool: Manuscripta Medievalia, for example, is a well established central catalogue in Germany. [read more...]

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