Searching and querying

project: Anglo-Saxon Language of Landscape (LangScape)

The aim of the LangScape Project is to make accessible over the web a rich body of material relating to the English countryside of a thousand years ago and more, using estate boundaries - detailed descriptions by those who lived in and worked the Anglo-Saxon landscape. The completed website - an electronic corpus of Anglo-saxon boundary clauses with extensive XML mark-up - will be a powerful research tool with applications within a broad range of academic disciplines. It will also be designed with a view to its ongoing development for public and schools use. [read more]

event: Subject Repositories conference

28/01/2010
29/01/2010

A major international conference will be taking place at the British Library Conference Centre in London on 28-29 January 2010:

Subject Repositories: European collaboration in the international context [read more...]

Location

96 Euston Road The British Library Conference Centre
London NW1 2DB
United Kingdom

project: Integrating Digital Papyrology (IDP)

Among humanistic fields, papyrology is notably well provided with digital resources for access to primary texts, metadata, and images of the papyri, ostraca, and tablets preserved in Greek, Latin, Arabic, various forms of ancient Egyptian, and several other languages. Over the past couple of years the two most important digital papyrological projects based in North America, the Advanced Papyrological Information System (APIS) and the Duke Databank of Documentary Papyri (DDbDP) have developed plans for integrating and sustaining the two projects. [read more]

cfp: 2nd Call for Papers SEMSEARCH'09

Closing Date: 
01/03/2009

Semantic Search 2009 Workshop will be located at the 18th Int. World Wide Web Conference WWW2009 on April 21, 2009, Madrid, Spain.

http://km.aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de/ws/semsearch09

In recent years we have witnessed tremendous interest and substantial
economic exploitation of search technologies, both at web and enterprise [read more...]

project: Digitisation of the South Asian oral history archive

The Centre of South Asian Studies won a Resource Enhancement Grant from the AHRC to begin the digitisation of its oral history collections. There are around 300 recordings in this collection, mostly held on audio cassette, with some reel-to-reel tape recordings as well. The project was completed in 2009 - the interviews, transcripts and various search functions are now available on the Centre of South Asian Studies' website. [read more]

eventresources: Historical Text Mining

Report from the Methods Network workshop organized by Paul Rayson, Lancaster University and Dawn Archer, University of Central Lancashire, 20 -21 July 2006. [read more...]

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