[open-humanities] Shakespeare Annotations

Nick Stenning nick.stenning at okfn.org
Wed Apr 11 10:24:54 UTC 2012

Hi Andrew,

Just to say this is on my to-do list. I will probably have a go at it
tomorrow (Thursday) and will keep you updated.


On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 17:27, Andrew Magliozzi <andrew at finalsclub.org> wrote:
> Hi All, Can anyone lend a hand getting these annotations up on
> OpenShakespeare in bulk?  The help would be greatly appreciated.  Again,
> there are about 4000 annotations from PhDs at Harvard and other top US
> universities.
> Thanks,
> Andrew
> On Friday, April 6, 2012, Andrew at FinalsClub.org wrote:
>> Hey All,
>> Attached are a few thousand annotations of Shakespeare plays and poems in
>> JSON format from various PhDs at Harvard and other top US universities.  I
>> wonder if someone could help me get them live to the Open Shakespeare site
>> (with CC-BY attribution to FinalsClub.org).
>> Currently the URI's for the annotations reference the html documents in a
>> separate dropbox folder. Also the x-path start and end ranges are in
>> reference to spans that were added to the documents to reflect the sections
>> that the content had previously been split into (one work was made up of
>> multiple sections and the annotation referenced the section the quote is in)
>> I believe the startOffset and endOffset would have to be adjusted to match
>> what is on openshakespeare.org as well since there are not the same start
>> end ranges.
>> James Smith, I believe I've been in touch with you about this project in
>> the past.  Any help is greatly appreciated.
>> Cheers,
>> Andrew
>> PS - Note that David (cc'd) and Nick (cc'd) are also available to help.
>> PPS - If someone would like to help, please let me know and I'll share you
>> on the dropbox folder with all of our data.  Thanks in advance!
>> Link to annotation file:
>> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/15975779/shakespeare_annotations%20copy.json

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