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CFP: “Revolutionizing Early Modern Studies”? The Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership in 2012

We’re excited to announce that we are seeking proposals for a conference about EEBO-TCP to be held at the University of Oxford September 17-18, 2012. The call for proposals follows, and may also be downloaded as a PDF. CALL FOR PAPERS “Revolutionizing Early Modern Studies”? The Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership in 2012 University of […]

Of Saints and Serpents

It will come as no surprise that EEBO-TCP is packed with references to Ireland (“Ireland” is included in the titles of nearly 1,400 works, and the word occurs close to 70,000 times in the entire corpus). Some of these are simply references to monarchs who rule over Ireland as well as the rest of Britain.  Many explicitly […]

Our thoughts on “Crowdsourcing and Variant Digital Editions —some troubles ahead” (2/2)

Yesterday, I posted the first half of a reply to the JISC Digitisation Programme’s recent blog post, “Crowdsourcing and Variant Digital Editions: some troubles ahead.” In that post, I discussed the TCP’s stance on our texts being made available through an increasing number of access points, or “variant digital editions”: we’re all for it! But, […]