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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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Pop Culture Meets Pop Culture

Published on June 20, 2014 by in Miscellanea

Check out the new homepage of the English Broadside Ballad Archive, where you can read about the Deadliest Catch from 1742, catch the latest, early-modern episodes of CSI, and even find out what the Real Housewives were up to back in the 1700′s.  The new interface lets you pick your

 
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Slides from Bodleian Library “Mapping the British Booktrades” workshop Mayy 22, 2014

Published on May 28, 2014 by in Miscellanea

Slides from my presentation at the Bodleian Library’s “Mapping the British Booktrades” workshop held on May 22, 2014 at Merton College, Oxford University can be found here. The presentation provides an overview of the redesign of the English Short Title Catalogue that is currently underway. The presentation includes depictions of

 
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