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T-PEN (Transcription for Paleographical and Editorial Notation)

Posted by Center For Digi... on January 5, 2012

T-PEN is a web-based application that permits users to transcribe unpublished documents that are available from a digital repository. T-PEN autormatically identifies the location of each line in the page image, and this allows the user to transcribe line by line (this line parsing can also be manually adjusted). T-PEN also supports XML encoding as you transcribe and any XML schema (RNG format) can be linked to a project. Transcription projects can be shared with 1 or more other T-PEN users.

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DiRT Directory

Posted by Quinn Dombrowski on January 4, 2012

DiRT is a directory of digital research tools, with a particular focus on digital humanities. An evolution of Lisa Spiro's DiRT wiki and formerly known as Bamboo DiRT, the DiRT directory makes it easy for digital humanists and others conducting digital research to find and compare resources ranging from content management systems to music OCR, statistical analysis packages to mind-mapping software. Anyone can create an account and add new tools to DiRT.

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DHShare

Posted by Jennifer Sano-F... on January 4, 2012

DHShare is a scholarly and pedagogical resource for sharing, organizing, and finding link sources pertinent to computers and writing and the digital humanities, and for discussing how these sources can be used in educational settings. At this stage of the site's development, the sources currently included are more specifically related to intellectual property and copyright, including resources on the history of copyright, remix culture, read-write culture, plagiarism, fair use, torrent communities, piracy, authorship/ownership, and copyright across cultures.

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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.

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The Intermedial Zoom

Posted by Florentina Armaselu on November 17, 2011

The project focuses on the technique of zoom and its approaches across different media, from a comparative perspective. We are interested to compare the particularities of zooming in cartography, photography, film and textual materials, trying to identify patterns of expressivity on the level of meaning, aesthetic and cognitive reflection, and their possible uses in creating new digital paradigms.

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Athena Ruby

Posted by Joel Kalvesmaki on November 14, 2011

Athena Ruby is a font for scholarly editions of Byzantine inscriptions, particularly those where transcribing the visual typology of the letters and symbols is critical, such as in seals and coins.

The glyph set covers the major ideal types of letterforms, ligatures, punctuation, and symbols found in inscriptions from the Byzantine cultural ambit, fourth through the fifteenth century. It currently supports the Latin and Greek alphabets.

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ELMCIP Knowledge Base

Posted by Eric Dean Rasmussen on November 12, 2011

ELMCIP's Electronic Literature Knowledge Base is a open acess research resource documenting activity in the field of electronic literature. It provides cross-referenced, contextualized information about authors, creative works, critical writing, and practices. The ELMCIP Knowledge Base depends on the active participation of a community of international researchers and writers working in and around the digital literary arts.

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Women and Charity in Spain 1786-1939

Posted by Elizabeth Lewis on November 11, 2011

Still very much in its development stages, the project explores how Spanish women understood and represented their charitable work from the late-Enlightenment period through the end of the Spanish Civil War and the early part of the Franco dictatorship.

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Global Shakespeares

Posted by Alexander Huang on November 1, 2011

The Global Shakespeares Video & Performance Archive is a collaborative project providing online access to performances of Shakespeare from many parts of the world as well as essays and metadata provided by scholars and educators in the field. The idea that Shakespeare is a global author has taken many forms since the building of the Globe playhouse.

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