Monthly Archives: July 2010

Taking a GAP year…

Google has so far digitized over 12 million books in over 300 languages, much of which was previously available only in prestigious university libraries. The amount of data now available, then, is enormous, which is both very exciting and has … Continue reading

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Voices of the Old Bailey

Prof Pete King (Dept of History, OU), is part of the Voices of the Old Bailey series on Radio4, a series which presents dramatised extracts from gripping court cases and discusses with fellow historians what they reveal about 18th century … Continue reading

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Elton Barker wins Google Digital Humanities Award

Elton Barker has been awarded one of Google’s Digital Humanities Research Awards for the Google Ancient Places (GAP) project. Continue reading

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