As discussed in several of our previous posts by Fatma, Deniz, Adrian, and Giulia, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a useful technology for scholars in the different humanities fields. Since these posts elaborate on the importance and applicability of GIS tools in humanities scholarship in detail, I will keep my intro brief and jump into…

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Though laity and scholars of other disciplines may not know them, most scholars involved in biblical studies will probably be familiar with some kind of software for engaging the primary sources, i.e. critical editions of biblical texts. Probably the most well-known of these are Accordance, BibleWorks, and Logos. These programs have great merits, but also…

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All in One SEO Pack 3.3.4 by Michael Torbert of Semper Fi Web Design[53,87] In public elementary and secondary institutions, teachers face many challenges in discussing religion in the context of American history, government, literature, and other areas. Parents with strong beliefs may object to the presentation of religious points of view they don’t share….

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Working for the Qatar Digital Library (QDL), I recently catalogued British Library oriental manuscript 2361, a musical compendium copied in Mughal India during the reign of Aurangzeb (1618-1707; ruled from 1658). The QDL is a British Library-Qatar Foundation collaborative project to digitise and share Gulf-related archival records, maps and audio recordings as well as Arabic…

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Greetings Digital GC – Welcome back! As we all adjust to a semester of mostly online learning, the Graduate Center Digital Initiatives (GCDI) and GC Digital Fellows have been hard at work developing programming, events, workshops, and opportunities to help you continue to learn and to develop your digital scholarly projects despite the physical distance….

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The Nassau Guardian issues from 1849-1922Nassau Guardian, Aug. 19, 1922 are now online in the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)! This is thanks to funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives: Enabling New Scholarship through Increasing Access to Unique Materials grant program. This is just a…

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I am now at the second part of the trinity previously mentioned in this article: the encoding. This portion of the work has already been partly explained in some of the first posts  but it was mainly about the content of the XML tree that will be used for each letter of the corpus. This…

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