Resource sharing

[img_assist|nid=1426|title=|desc=|link=node|align=left|width=100|height=75]STAR is an AHRC-funded project based in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Glamorgan. The project is a collaboration between the University of Glamorgan, English Heritage and the Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark. It runs from January 2007 to January 2010.

project: The Online Froissart Project

The Online Froissart is a joint project based in the French Departments of the Universities of Sheffield and Liverpool. It is delivering an interactive, searchable edition of Books I-III of Jean Froissart's Chronicles, the most important prose history in French of the Hundred Years' War, covering the years 1325-1390. [read more]

project: PARADISEC

PARADISEC (the Pacific And Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures) offers a facility for digital conservation and access for endangered materials from the Pacific region, defined broadly to include Oceania and East and Southeast Asia. Our research group has developed models to ensure that the archive can provide access to interested communities, and conforms with emerging international standards for digital archiving. We have established a framework for accessioning, cataloguing and digitising audio, text and visual material, and preserving digital copies. [read more]

casestudy: Virtual Vellum

[img_assist|nid=1482|title=|desc=|link=node|align=left|width=123|height=140]The Virtual Vellum project provides distributed access to research-quality digitisations of folios from the Chronicles of Jean Froissart, the principal historical source for the first phase of the 100 Years War between England and France. Images are digitally photographed and stored as TIFFs.

[img_assist|nid=1436|title=|desc=|link=node|align=left|width=100|height=75]Multidimensional Visualization of Archival Finding Aids is a focused study intending to create a ZigZag implementation of two finding aids: the Gateway to Archives of Scottish Higher Education (GASHE) and Navigational Aids for the History of Science, Technology and the Environment (NAHSTE).

[img_assist|nid=1434|title=|desc=|link=node|align=left|width=140|height=105]The principal collaborating organisations for the technical side of the project are the Royal Armouries Museum, with premises at Leeds, Louisville KY, Fort Nelson (Hants) and the Tower of London, the White Rose Grid and the World Universities Network, as well as various libraries and museums in France.

project: Verbum: the old Latin translation of the gospel of John

The outcome of the project is an edition of the Old Latin manuscripts of John which will replaced the existing Matzkow-Jülicher-Aland volume (1963), to be published electronically in the first instance, and later as an edition of John, with a full apparatus criticus containing the patristic citations in the definitive Institut-Vetus Latina series. The project, freestanding in itself, is also complementary to the International Greek New Testament Project. [read more]

project: European Critical Heritage : The Reception of British and Irish Authors in Europe

The Research Project documents fully the Continental reception of major British and Irish writers including Virginia Woolf, Lawrence Sterne, Jonathan Swift, Lord Byron, Jane Austen, Walter Scott, Henry James, James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, each of whom made powerful and innovatory contributions to a genre and style that came to dominate modern literature. [read more]

project: The origin and spread of Neolithic plant economies in the Near East and Europe

The nature of the processes by which the economic and cultural elements regarded as Neolithic spread from the Near East across Europe continues to be the subject of much debate, despite or perhaps because of the lack of detailed information about what those elements were and how they differed from region to region. [read more]

project: Hofmeister XIX

Research on 19th-century music is hampered by insufficient bibliographical control of printed music. However, the Leipzig publisher Hofmeister published monthly or bi-monthly reports (Monatsberichte) on music publications that permit datings of large numbers of prints after 1829 when the series began: these constitute the single largest inventory of music prints produced in the 19th century. The Monatsberichte are limited by the form in which they were set out and by the fact that no single run of the series exists anywhere in the world. [read more]

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