English literature

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The James Malcolm Rymer Collection

Posted by Rebecca Nesvet on August 10, 2017

The James Malcolm Rymer Collection is an open-access collection of documentary editions of the works of James Malcolm Rymer (1814-84), creator of the Dracula precursor Varney the Vampire and Sweeney Todd. The first text to be added is Rymer's The String of Pearls, or the Barber of Fleet Street (1850), with transcription, encoding, annotations, and graphic and web design primarily by undergraduate students at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay. We have some project collaborators outside UWGB and are interested in hearing from anyone who wants to get involved.

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Melodrama Research Consortium Database Visualization

Posted by Christopher Corbo on August 3, 2017

We are an organization of performance scholars constructing a digital archive of
nineteenth century melodrama seeking an experienced data scientist and project designer
to assist with data processing and to collaborate on the development of a large-scale
database of nineteenth century melodramatic productions.

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Digital Kipling

Posted by Roger Gillis on May 24, 2017

The Dalhousie Kipling Collection has an international reputation as being the most comprehensive in the world.
Not only does it contain a comprehensive collection of Rudyard Kipling’s published works but it has also holds
significant research ephemera support material about and by Kipling published during his lifetime – the Kipling scrapbooks
being prime among them. The Digital Kipling project is an effort to digitize the Kipling Scrapbooks, make them more readily accessible,

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Digital Kipling

Posted by Roger Gillis on May 24, 2017

The Dalhousie Kipling Collection has an international reputation as being the most comprehensive in the world.
Not only does it contain a comprehensive collection of Rudyard Kipling’s published works but it has also holds
significant research ephemera support material about and by Kipling published during his lifetime – the Kipling scrapbooks
being prime among them. The Digital Kipling project is an effort to bring the Kipling Scrapbooks more readily accessible

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Muninn Project

Posted by Robert Warren on July 28, 2014

The Muninn Project is a multi-year, multidisciplinary research project investigating records pertaining to the First World War in a linked open data format.

Our aim is to take archives of digitized documents, extract the written data using computing power and turn the resulting information into structured linked open data databases. This very large knowledge base will then support further research in different areas.

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Mapping Modernism / Modernist Letters Project

Posted by Gabriel Hankins on January 2, 2012

This project, currently under development, is developing social and spatial maps of modernist correspondence, with a specific initial focus on the Bloomsbury Group and global modernism. Supported by the Scholars' Lab R&D Group at the University of Virginia, as well as collaborators in Library Science and twentieth-century literary studies, the project employs Omeka's collaborative data collection features alongside the exciting new visualization tool Neatline, due to be released soon.