[Humanist] 26.259 new online: Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum; telecommunications archive

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 259.
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  [1]   From:    Charlotte Connelly                                        (17)
                <charlotte.connelly at SCIENCEMUSEUM.ORG.UK>
        Subject: UK telecommunications heritage

  [2]   From:    Rebecka Lindau <rebecka.lindau at AAROME.ORG>                (27)
        Subject: Digital Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum


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        Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 15:52:27 +0100
        From: Charlotte Connelly <charlotte.connelly at SCIENCEMUSEUM.ORG.UK>
        Subject: UK telecommunications heritage


Dear All,

BT Archives have started a New Connections digitisation project partnered with Coventry University and The National Archives in the UK.

http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/digitisation/content2011_2013/newconnections.aspx
http://wwwm.coventry.ac.uk/researchnet/grandchallenges/digitalmedia/BTArchive/Pages/BTe-Archive.aspx

New Connections, which will be launched online next year, will cover many aspects of telecommunications history, and will be a portal to hundreds of thousands of documents and images from the BT Archives collections which are currently being scanned.

We’ve set up a survey to assess what people would like to see on the website, and we’re keen to get as much academic input as possible.  It’s a very short survey and there’s £50 of Amazon vouchers up for grabs, so please tell us what you most want to see from the new BT e-Archive and spread the word to as many colleagues as possible.  

The survey is accessed from BT Archives catalogue www.bt.com/archivesonline

Many thanks.
David

David Hay
Head of Heritage
BT Group plc
Phone: 020 7440 4227 Fax: 020 7242 1967
Email: david.a.hay at bt.com archives at bt.com

BT Archives, Third Floor, Holborn TE, 268-270 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EE
www.bt.com/archives
www.connected-earth.com



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        Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 13:41:37 -0400
        From: Rebecka Lindau <rebecka.lindau at AAROME.ORG>
        Subject: Digital Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum
        In-Reply-To: <9b933988-4839-4d79-b2f4-d2996c9ad4fd at ascsa.edu.gr>

*Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum: Digital CIL
 http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/drupal/?q=en/node/291 *

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This site provides online access to the volumes currently out of copyright
of *Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (CIL)*, the corpus of ancient Roman
inscriptions. This digitized version of the *CIL* will initially comprise
the more than 50 parts (vols. I-XVI + auctaria and v. I, editio altera)
published before 1940 and be made accessible in *Arachne*, the central
object database of the German Archaeological Institute and the
Archaeological Institute of the University of Cologne.

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The pages of text and inscriptions can be searched via imperfect OCR
recognition.  We hope to make the retrieval of inscription and page numbers
as well as titles more precise as the work progresses. To learn more and to
access the resource, please consult the *Arachne *database (
http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/drupal/?q=en/node/291).* Digital CIL* is a
joint project of the American Academy in Rome, l’École française de Rome,
and das Deutsches Archäologisches Institut.****

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Working group:****

Rebecka Lindau (rebecka.lindau at aarome.org) and Paolo Imperatori (
paolo.imperatori at aarome.org), the American Academy in Rome ****

Thomas Fröhlich (froehlich at rom.dainst.org) and Paola Gulinelli (
gulinelli at rom.dainst.org), das Deutsches Archäologisches Institut****

Elena Avellino (elena.avellino at efrome.it), l’École française de Rome****

Reinhard Foertsch (foertsch at uni-koeln.de ), die Universität zu Köln (for
Arachne)





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