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Open Access Archaeology Digest #512


Open Access (free to read) Archaeology articles for anyone and everyone: The Role of an Avocational Society in the Curation Crisis, or What’s an Nice Society Like You Doing with All That Money? Recent work on the Old Bridge at Kingston Dundrennan Abbey: archaeological investigation within the south range of a Cistercian house in Kirkcudbrightshire (Dumfries & Galloway), Scotland Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: (0)

Google Classroom. No. I never received an invite. But I forgive you.


Curse you Google. I have consistently pledged my allegiance. Starting with Search, jumping into Google Earth, then Drive, and continuing through Google Plus and Hangouts, I’ve been a fan. Even when you discontinued Notebook, Wave, and Reader, I stuck around. (Okay. I’m actually fine with your Wave decision. That was not the best use of your 20% creative time.) So I’m was a bit dismayed that I hadn’t yet received my invite to Google Classroom. Seriously? Where’s the love? Of […]

Mystery of the Tulane mummies


Artefacts as well as two unwrapped 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummies have been residents in Tulane University, New Orleans, USA, since 1852 but new research has been uncover the truth behind the mysteries that surround them. (0)

Call for application — internship/position on LMF-TEI


Short-term research internship/position — Comparing and Improving Lexical Representation Standards Inria is looking for a highly motivated young researcher (PhD or PhD Student) to provide an in-depth analysis of the ISO 24613 (Lexical Markup Framework – LMF) and its current application in both the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) guidelines and the W3C OntoLex initiative. The researcher’s background and skills should comprise: – Research interest in lexical information (from a lexicographic, corpus linguistic or computational linguistic […]

Three New TEI Projects Posted


Dear Colleagues, Three new TEI-based project descriptions have been posted to the TEI website: Yours in Social Media, Paul O’Shea Filed under: News (0)

Open Access Journal: ANMED: News of Archaeology from Anatolia’s Mediterranean Areas


[First posted in AWOL 16 June 2009. Updated 16 August 2014] ANMED: News of Archaeology from Anatolia’s Mediterranean AreasISSN: 1303-9660 ANMED, one of the annual periodicals by Suna & İnan Kıraç Research Institute on Mediterranean Civilisations, has been published bilingual in Turkish and English in Antalya since 2003.Within the frame of the Institute’s foundation goals and priorities, the preliminary annual reports of excavations, surveys, restoration-conservation projects and other archaeological works by scientific missions undertaken in […]

Comets forge organic molecules in their dusty atmospheres


An international team of scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has made incredible 3D images of the ghostly atmospheres surrounding comets ISON and Lemmon. These new observations provided important insights into how and where comets forge new chemicals, including intriguing organic compounds. Approximate location of Comet ISON in our Solar System at the time of the ALMA observations [Credit: B.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, […]

Open Access Journal: Argos: Revista de la Asociación Argentina de Estudios Clásicos


Argos: Revista de la Asociación Argentina de Estudios ClásicosISSN 1853-6379 Misión Publicar artículos, notas breves y reseñas sobre temas de filología, filosofía, historia y arte grecorromanos, producidos por investigadores argentinos y extranjeros. Año Vol.    Número   2013 36 1 2                       2012 35 1 2                       2011 34 1 2               […]

The Lacock Abbey Cartularies

A cartulary or chartulary (derived from the Latin chartularium) is a collection of charters, title-deeds and other documents relating to a specific, most often religious, institution. They survive in the form of books and, less commonly, rolls. Some are finely copied and decorated, but the majority are plain productions. This… (0)

Open Access Archaeology Digest #511


Your Open Access (free to read) Archaeology daily: A preliminary pollen sequence from Aneityum Island, southern Vanuatu The earliest tolbooths: a preliminary account Notice of a Round Church with semicircular Apse at Orphir, Orkney The Corbridge Lanx Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: (0)

Research is Magic: An Interview with Ethnographers Jason Nguyen & Kurt Baer


Jason Nguyen and Kurt Baer, PhD students in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University, drawn in the style of “My Little Pony Friendship is Magic” The following is a guest post from Julia Fernandez, this year’s NDIIPP Junior Fellow. Julia has a background in American studies and working with folklife institutions and worked on a range of projects leading up to CurateCamp Digital Culture in July. This is part of a series […]

New Contribution Plugin Available for 2.0


By popular demand, the Omeka team is happy to release a new version of the Contribution plugin for Omeka 2! The new version lets contributors create guest user accounts to better enable multiple contributions. We have also preserved elements from earlier versions of this plugin that allow administrators to configure the form, ask questions of contributors, and for users to contribute anonymously and request that their submissions be kept private. The new Contribution plugin requires […]

Virgil’s Garden: Hortus Virgilianus


Virgil’s Garden: Hortus VirgilianusHolt Parker Vergil’s Garden Hortus Vergilianus Le Jardin de Vergile Il Giardino virgiliano Die Planzenwelt Vergils Vergil’s Garden is an illustrated guide to the plants in Vergil’s Georgics. I plan to expand the site later to include the Eclogues and Aeneid. You can enter and navigate in any number of ways. Click on one of the link below to go to the text of the Georgics. GEORGICA  I GEORGICA  II GEORGICA  III […]

Friday links


Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, Some stories from around the Web that we’ve been reading this week: Andy Warhol’s silver screen Warhol made hundreds of 16mm films, but many are virtually unknown because of their fragility and the difficulty of projecting them. Now the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh and the Museum of Modern Art are digitizing nearly 1,000 of them. “Occupation: artist” Jackson Pollock’s […] - Privacy Policy - Cookie Policy