Open Source

The Programming Historian

View image | gettyimages.com Developing our on-line toolkit… Here at conversationsEAST we are humanists, who work in web publishing with tools and techniques, more often than not devised by others, to create workflows that allow us to share a range of knowledge and experiences with others. Imagine our delight when the economic historians and project...

Idly drifting betwixt Stanford and Harvard…

#135583249 / gettyimages.com   Imagining the world without the web as an intellectual resource is almost impossible now. All those decades ago, applying for your research and travel grants to gain a foothold aboard ship or achieve landfall in another country, to see and hear academics speak, or to consult texts, is now long a...

Being a creative person…

In his recent RSA Annual Lecture, Matthew Taylor espoused creativity. How the RSA should exist to ‘…empower people to be capable, active participants in creating the world we want to live in…’ See the original film on YouTube here… You can listen to a full audio broadcast of the event here too… In his lecture...

DataUp updated

The Open Source, award winning data curation programme, DataUp was recently subject to a comprehensive set of updates, which were launched at 2014 International Data Curation Conference in San Francisco. The new version of DataUp gives administrators the opportunity to select and define metadata, as well as auto-define the meta values loaded by users and...