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Student Learning in Museums: what do we know?

“In our conclusion the Museum is a great learning environment but with a few touch ups every now and then it would be excellent” (Student participant, 2003 Kids’ College, Kelly and Groundwater-Smith, 2009). It has long been recognised that museums are educational institutions and that their school audiences are critical in both sustaining visitation and, […] (0)

Attic Inscriptions Online News

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Attic Inscriptions Online News ​Attic Inscriptions Online (www.atticinscriptions.com)​ is pleased to announce publication of a further tranche of new material: Translations of the decree honouring Lykourgos, IG II2 457 + 3207, and the ephebic oath and oath of Plataia from Acharnai, SEG 21.519, added, with notes. Fuller notes added to laws and decrees of 352/1-322/1 BC, IG II3 1, 292-572, and the decree honouring ephebes of the tribe​ Kekropis, RO 89. Several bug fixes. (0)

Suffolk University launches new digital collections website

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The Moakley Archive and Institute at Suffolk University in Boston, MA has launched a digital collections website that will offer easy online access to thousands of documents, photographs, oral histories, objects, and audio and video files. The digital files are tagged based on what archive users actually research, and word clouds give a visual indicator of the collection’s strengths. Tags include a wide range of descriptive words, ranging from Suffolk firsts and yearbooks to diversity, […]

Open Access Archaeology Digest #541

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Open Access (free to read) Archaeology articles for anyone and everyone: Recent work on the prehistory of the Western Solomons, Melanesiahttp://bit.ly/1hd6KR2 Notice of Three Micmac Flint Arrow-Heads, from Merigomish Harbour, on the Northern Coast of Nova Scotia, now presented to the Museum.http://bit.ly/19483iK Yesterday and Today: Anthropological Research into the Cupeño of Southern Californiahttp://bit.ly/1qOP0DQ Some Notes on the Family of Shireburne of Stonyhursthttp://bit.ly/116nTXI Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK (0)

Registration for THATCamp HSS (Chicago) 2014 is open

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14 Sep 2014 We would like to invite historians and technologists of all skill levels interested in digital humanities to THATCamp HSS 2014. The Humanities and Technology Camp, is an open, welcoming meeting where participants learn and build together in sessions proposed on the spot. Anyone who is working on a digital humanities project, or wants to learn about starting one, is welcome. THATCamp HSS 2014 is being organized by the IsisCB and collaborating faculty […]

Open Access Journal: Camenae

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[First posted in AWOL 17 February 2010. Updated 14 September 2014] CamenaeISSN : 2102-5541 La revue Camenae publie en ligne des numéros thématiques, reflétant les intérêts de l’EA 4081 « Rome et ses renaissances »), c’est-à-dire l’exploration de la philosophie, de la littérature et des arts du monde romain antique, de la relation entre ces disciplines et de leur réception au Moyen Âge et à la Renaissance. Elle est placée sous les auspices des « Camènes », ces nymphes […]

Virtual Museum Academy – 2014

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The Virtual Museum Academy is organized by V-Must (Network of Excellency for Virtual Museum, FP7 EU funded project), in cooperation with Imperial Fora Museum under the umbrella of events organized for “Keys to Rome. The City of Augustus” (http://www.keys2rome.eu/). The Virtual Museum Academy is a series of workshops and public presentations aiming to provide the cultural heritage operators with an overview of the technologies that can be used in museums and exhibitions in order to […]

OSGIS 2014

Two weeks ago now saw the return of the OSGIS conference in Nottingham, after a year off in 2013 for FOSS4G. I think there had been mixed feelings about this event; those of us heavily involved in the organisation of FOSS4G 2013 had taken a back seat this year, and with FOSS4G 2014 imminent in Portland, it was clearly going to be a smaller scale get together. I have to say that overall, my impression […]

OSGIS 2014

Two weeks ago now saw the return of the OSGIS conference in Nottingham, after a year off in 2013 for FOSS4G. I think there had been mixed feelings about this event; those of us heavily involved in the organisation of FOSS4G 2013 had taken a back seat this year, and with FOSS4G 2014 imminent in Portland, it was clearly going to be a smaller scale get together. I have to say that overall, my impression […]

The Figure Makes the Fossil

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As I wrap up revisions on a manuscript, as well as continuing the day to day work in “my” museum collection, I’ve been thinking a lot about what makes a good figure of a fossil. The thought is driven in part by wanting to illustrate the specimens we’re describing in detail, but it’s also driven by the need for my co-workers and me to be able to identify specimens as they come in from the […]

Egypt’s heritage up for auction in sell-off by the American Institute for Archaeology St Louise Society Inc

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Artefacts dating from the 12th dynasty, believed to be from the reign of Sesostris II (1897-1878 B.C.) have been placed up for auction at privately owned Bonhams auction house by the American Institute for Archaeology, St Louise Society Inc. The assemblage of items was originally excavated in 1913-14 by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt from Tomb 124 at Harageh, the Fayum, near Lahun. They were then acquired by the AIA St. Louise Society […]

Open Access Journal: Revue de Linguistique Latine du Centre Alfred Ernout: De lingua Latina

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[First listed in AWOL 17 February 2010. Updated 14 September 2014] Revue de Linguistique Latine du Centre Alfred Ernout: De lingua Latina ISSN 1760-6322 Il s’agissait d’abord de combler un vide : l’absence de revue française spécifiquement consacrée à la linguistique latine et la rareté générale de telles publications à l’étranger. Cette revue répond surtout à un besoin et à un souhait : la diffusion des travaux menés au sein de nombreuses équipes françaises et […]

Open Access Archaeology Digest #540

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Open Access (free to read) articles on archaeology: Saxon and medieval settlement pattern in the region of Chalton, Hampshirehttp://bit.ly/18v3fp3 The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Oxfordhttp://bit.ly/111Xirg [HOMINID EXPANSIONS, DATES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CORRELATES] Environment and the distribution of sites in the Japanese Palaeolithic; environmental zones and cultural areashttp://bit.ly/16AiA1y The Growth of Architecture: being the address at the opening meeting of the Architectural Section at the Shrewsbury Meetinghttp://bit.ly/16MBpPW Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: […]

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