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ESTC Antidote to #EEBOGate

Published on November 3, 2015 by in featured

This post is in response to a flurry of Twitter and blogging activity surrounding #EEBOGate (Proquests now retracted announcement that access to Early English Books Online (EEBO) [1]. would no longer be made available to users through membership in scholarly societies and organizations.) The specific topic of the post is

 
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Approaches to Digital Bibliography and Book History: Scraping, Analysis, and Visualization

Published on June 16, 2015 by in Uncategorized

What follows is a loosely organized collection of links and information about web-scraping, data analysis, and visualization. The information is presented as part of the instructional material for my Rare Book School course on Approaches to Digital Bibliography and Book History, co-taught with Benjamin Pauley. Before moving on, its helpful

 
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Approaches to Digital Bibliography and Book History: Ontology Reference

Published on June 15, 2015 by in Miscellanea

What follows is a loosely organized collection of links and information both about commonly used ontologies and about working with ontologies in OWL. The information is presented as part of the instructional material for my Rare Book School course on Approaches to Digital Bibliography and Book History, co-taught with Benjamin

 
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Preliminary Lessons Learned from Typesetting a Broadside Ballad

Published on January 8, 2015 by in Miscellanea

Over the past several months the English Broadside Ballad Team (EBBA), supplemented by an additional group of UC Santa Barbara graduate students, has been engaged in the act of re-creating, from scratch, a 17th century Broadside Ballad.  Beginning with old shirts and rags, we worked in the UCSB Art Studio

 
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Open Access Results in Increased Scholarship of English Broadside Ballads

Published on July 7, 2014 by in Miscellanea

Broadside ballads were the most circulated printed objects in England during the 17th century [1]. Sung by hawkers on street corners, pasted on the walls of alehouses, and framed as art by the middling and lower classes, the broadside ballad carried the news of day, tales of fantastical events and

 
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