Introduction: Ecologists are much aided by historical sources of information on human-animal interaction. But how does one cope with the plethora of different descriptions for the same animal in the historic record? A Dutch research group reports on how to aggregate ‘Bunzings’, ‘Ullingen’, and ‘Eierdieven’ (‘Egg-thieves’) into a useful historical ecology knowledge base.
Introduction: The post discusses the challenges that traditional philological approach has to face in creating digital corpora of critical editions of nonvernacular medieval works.
Introduction: This post highlights digital methods and standards for an efficient analysis of historical data.
Introduction: This French report of John Coleman’s conference (podcast in English) explains the methodological stakes in the big corpora of oral 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.
Introduction: Here is the presentation of a project in digital archeology with its methods and research process.
Introduction: This conference report highlights a tool for preservation and research process of oral archives.
Introduction: This US project proposes an interface for various analysis of scanned data and documents.
Introduction: This Italian post highlights (also with English slides) the use of the software Zotero for research process and results.