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Marin Dacos (Aix-Marseille): Can we reach Open Access in the Humanities and the Social Sciences?

Wed, 2013-10-16 15:00 - 16:30
Sherbrooke 688 : rm 461, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Marin Dacos (Aix-Marseille): Can we reach Open Access in the Humanities and the Social Sciences?

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Dirk Wintergruen, Robert Casties, Jamil Ragep (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science / McGill) "The Open Mind database of the Islamic Scientific Manuscript Initiative (ISMI)"

Thu, 2012-12-13 13:00 - 15:00
Arts Building : room 160, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Traditional databases work well with structured data that can be organized into tables. But humanist scholars often deal with very unstructured information that is fluid and in need of flexible structures. The Open Mind database of the Islamic Scientific Manuscript Initiative (ISMI) was developed by humanist scholars and technical experts working jointly through a partnership between the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin and McGill's Institute of Islamic Studies.

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