[Humanist] 27.679 events: Sprint for Open Literature

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 679.
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        Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2014 12:25:45 +0000
        From: Samuel Moore <samuel.moore15 at gmail.com>
        Subject: Sprint for Open Literature, London, 25th January 2014


SPRINT FOR OPEN LITERATURE

Calling all those with an interest in bringing the humanities online:

The Open Knowledge Foundation's Open Literature project is one dedicated
sprint away from being ready to go online. This open service will offer
anyone the opportunity to upload, analyse, present and annotate
public-domain texts; it builds on the functionality of the OKF's recent Open
Shakespeare
<http://openliterature.net/2013/03/12/o-brave-new-world-the-future-of-open-shakespeare-is-open-literature/>
and Textus Projects http://textusproject.org/ to become a tool of use to a
great range of scholars in the humanities.

- *When*: 25th January 2014, 11am – 6pm (if 11am is too early for youit’s OK to join later!)

- *Where*: Centre for Creative Collaboration, 16 Acton Street, London,
WC1X 9NG

- *Who*: Anyone interested in literature, philosophy and taking these
online

- *Signup*:
http://www.meetup.com/OpenKnowledgeFoundation/London-GB/1070532/

- *Mailing list*: For updates, please join the Open Humanities mailing
list: open-humanities at lists.okfn.org

More details about the day, including an overview of potential activities,
are available on the Open Humanities Website:
http://humanities.okfn.org/open-literature-sprint-jan-2014/

If you have any questions, contact: james.harriman-smith at okfn.org

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Samuel Moore
Panton Fellow in Open Data, Open Knowledge Foundation
PhD Student, King's Digital Humanities
Twitter: @samoore_ <https://twitter.com/samoore_>






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