[open-humanities] JISC OpenART
jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Wed Nov 2 13:03:19 UTC 2011
Can you cc Theodora when you send text and we'll post this ASAP.
On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 1:51 PM, Rob Myers <rob at robmyers.org> wrote:
> Yes I'll be able to get onto that late tonight UK time. :-)
> The schedule page at their database site promises a lot mote really good
> data starting this month.
> Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org> wrote:
>> Do you fancy doing a summary post on OKF blog of the week of good news?
>> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 1:38 PM, Rob Myers <rob at robmyers.org> wrote:
>> > The good things keep on coming...
>> > https://yorkdl.wordpress.com/2011/11/02/openart-final-report/
>> > JISC OpenArt has published an ontology, sample data for the ontology,
>> > and
>> > the first (substantial!) entries in its database. The database is here.
>> > Content is BY-SA :
>> > http://artworld.york.ac.uk/
>> > "The art world in Britain 1660 to 1735 publishes primary sources and
>> > research tools for the study of the arts in Britain between the
>> > restoration
>> > of Charles II and the opening of Hogarth's St Martin's
>> Lane Academy.
>> > Launched in October 2011, this long-term project will create a large
>> > body of
>> > transcribed sources that will underpin secondary databases, to include a
>> > biographical dictionary, a topographical index, a calendar of art sales
>> > and
>> > a database of transactions."
>> > (I'll update the OpenART page on the Data Hub to reflect all this.)
>> > - Rob.
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