[Humanist] 25.348 Oxford Scholarly Editions Online
Humanist Discussion Group
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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 348.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2011 14:12:02 +0100
From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
Subject: Oxford Scholarly Editions Online
> March 2012 sees the launch of a major new publishing initiative from
> Oxford University Press – Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) –
> the first phase publishing online the complete text of more than 150
> scholarly editions of material written between 1485 and 1660. Oxford
> Scholarly Editions Online will provide an interlinked collection of
> authoritative Oxford editions of major works from the humanities.
> This content constitutes the cornerstone of research in the fields of
> English Literature, as well as Philosophy, History, and Religion.
> Each title within the collection presents the full text of the work,
> as established by an authoritative editor, accompanied by the
> editor’s record of important variations in that text, and
> interpretative and explanatory notes. Most also have introductions
> placing the work and the author in a historical context, and
> explaining the editorial principles and the history of the text.
> Online publication of these essential scholarly resources facilitates
> navigation within and between editions, whilst retaining the
> traditional elements familiar to users of the printed editions. The
> more flexible online presentation opens up new possibilities for
> search and comparison.
For more see www.oxfordscholarlyeditions.com.
Professor Willard McCarty, Department of Digital Humanities, King's
College London; Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western
Sydney; Editor, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews (www.isr-journal.org);
Editor, Humanist (www.digitalhumanities.org/humanist/); www.mccarty.org.uk/
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