[open-humanities] JISC OpenART

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Wed Nov 2 12:51:36 GMT 2011


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:

Amazing!

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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