[open-literature] Open Literature Bulletin

Jonathan Gray jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Fri Jul 8 15:02:22 UTC 2011

Fantastic work James! Are you blogging/Tweeting about any of this?
There's so much good stuff happening, that it might be also worth
posting a weekly update! :-)

On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 4:59 PM, James Harriman-Smith
<open-shakespeare at okfn.org> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I changed the title of this bulletin to reflect efforts to increase the
> coordination and usage of 'open literature' at the OKF.
> Lots of news this week:
>http://openliterature.net/ has launched
> - New Words of the Day: alabaster, ebony, and (forthcoming) jump, keep
> watching: http://openshakespeare.org/word
> - Open Shakespeare was presented at a NESTA event in
> London: http://openshakespeare.org/2011/07/08/open-shakespeare-at-nesta
> - New essay on Shakespeare and the
> City: http://openshakespeare.org/2011/07/08/james-harriman-smith-shakespeare-and-the-city-the-theatrical-city
> - Andrew Murphy has agreed to write a guest blog post about Open
> Shakespeare: bio here: http://tinyurl.com/5voq8jx
> - A sixth form teacher in Hertfordshire has agreed to trial Open Shakespeare
> as a learning tool for students tackling Twelfth Night
> - There is now a crowdfunder project for printing an Open Shakespeare
> Edition of
> Hamlet: http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/investment/hamlet-first-ever-crowd-sourced-copyright-free-edition-of-the-play-277
> - Preliminary interview about annotateit between OKF members and Cambridge
> University journalist
> - Public domain translations of Hamlet into Finnish, Portuguese, and German
> unearthed: will be uploaded soon.
> Some things to do:
> - Tell me what you think of the new http://openliterature.net/  site (looks,
> utitlity...)
> - Try out the annotator on any website, not just Open Shakespeare:
> visit http://annotateit.org/ and click on "Sign up now >>"
> Have a great weekend everyone,
> James
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Jonathan Gray

Community Coordinator
The Open Knowledge Foundation


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