This screencast offers tips and tricks for managing your metadata in Omeka Classic (standalone), using both features of the Omeka core and the following plugins: Library of Congress Suggest, Getty Suggest, Simple Vocab, and Search by Metadata. Source: Managing Metadata in Omeka Classic on Vimeo

From the site: Pleiades gives scholars, students, and enthusiasts worldwide the ability to use, create, and share historical geographic information about the ancient world in digital form…Regularly updated exports (“dumps”) of the published items in the Pleiades dataset may be downloaded in four different formats as described below. Find out more: Pleiades Downloads

From the post: I’ve just released a new package on CRAN: fuzzr R’s dynamic typing can be both blessing and curse. One drawback is that a function author must decide how to check which inputs should be accepted, and which should throw warnings or errors. fuzzr helps you to check how cleanly and informatively your…

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From the post: I recently launched the sourcecaster with James Baker as a community resource to guide use of the command line to meet common challenges working with digital primary sources. Find out more: the sourcecaster  

From the post: In a post at the ACRL TechConnect Blog, Eric Phetteplace (California College of Arts) provides a tutorial on eXtensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT). In the tutorial, Phetteplace gives his description of what XSLT is and how it can be used, and offers a step-by-step method for a MODS-to-Dublin-Core metadata transformation, including links…

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From the post: I’ve been working and writing a lot lately about using the web annotation tool hypothes.is for public scholarship. It has a lot of cool uses ― not only the collaborative annotation of individual web pages, but also the creation of a public research notebook, and the possibility of linking hypothes.is with other…

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