Introduction: This is a comprehensive account of a workshop on research data in the study of the past. It introduces a broad spectrum of aspects and questions related to the growing relevance of digital research data and methods for this discipline and which methodological and conceptual consequences are involved and needed, especially a shared understanding of standards.
Introduction: This blog post not only presents a technique of measuring poetic meter and using it to plot distances between poets, but it also provides an insight into the theoretical and empirical process leading to those results.
Introduction: In the context of medieval and early Tudor texts scholarship, this paper discusses the methodological use of the database not simply to store information, but to clarify points of tension between the questions asked and the information provided in order to find answers.
Introduction: Open Access has made an impact on the business strategies of major publishing companies, but the effects may turn out to be perverse. Pressed by Open Access to find new revenue models publishing houses have moved to acquire ownership and dominance of academic data infrastructures. This article investigates the strategy of Elsevier to acquire renewed economical gain of academic work.
Introduction: This post presents a new book the purpose of which is to help the researchers appropriate digital research methodologies and tools.
Introduction: This software paper in Polish describes “Magik” (Magician), a tool for textual scholars which allows for comparisons of different variants of the same text.
Introduction: This article traces complex genealogy of distant reading to social-scientific approaches in literary studies.
Introduction: This post highlights digital methods and standards for an efficient analysis of historical data.
Introduction: This paper describes the process whereby queries of the VRE system expressed in CERIF format are transformed into the metatada formats of the underlying e-Research Infrastructures and conversely, the results are re-transformed into CERIF and presented to the eVRE user.
Introduction: This article describes the landscape of data repositories and services for archaeologists in Europe, and the issues that make interoperability between them difficult to realise. The results of the ARIADNE surveys on users’ expectations and requirements are also presented. The main section of the article describes the architecture of the e-infrastructure, core services (data registration, discovery and access) and various other services.