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Berlin 9: Future of Open Access in Humanities

The Berlin Declaration, a document from 2003 that outlines concrete steps to promote the Internet as a medium for disseminating global knowledge, sees this distribution of knowledge as an obligation for the signing members: “We, the undersigned, feel obliged to … Continue reading

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Culturomics – Search Lots of Books With Google Ngram Viewer

Another interesting humanities research tool has recently been made available with Google Labs. This tool allows for quantitive methods to be applied in order to complement the research in philosophy, art, language and topics alike. Google Ngram Viewer generates a … Continue reading

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Open Access To Humanities – Data, Data Everywhere But Not a Thought To Think

The title quote belongs to Theodore Roszak, the man behind the making of the counter culture of 1960s, and the one who “raged against the machine” most violently. However, could a “machine” herald a new era of providing thoughts instead … Continue reading

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