This group is linked to Linked Pasts IV, the annual symposium dedicated to facilitating practical and pragmatic developments in Linked Open Data in History, Classics, Geography, and Archaeology.
For the event please visit the site LP IV https://linkedpastsiv.hcommons.org/
The Plague of Justinian began in 541 and quickly spread over the area of the late antique Mediterranean. There it continued in more than a dozen plague waves until the middle of the 8th century, causing much suffering and a great number of deaths. Academia traditionally debates it as the end of Antiquity. Isochronal, the effect of climate change…[Read more]
This poster presents findings from a recent survey of Ancient World researchers, which sought to identify research methods associated with the use and production of digital resources in general and with Linked Data in particular. It illustrates the results of the survey using graphs and charts, accompanied by a brief explanation of the methodology…[Read more]
The German National Library (DNB) is a member of various national and international standards bodies. Perhaps best known is the library in the Linked Pasts Community for the Integrated Authority File (GND). Researchers have long called for the process of registering people, places and institutions at the GND to be simplified and opened to all…[Read more]
At the symposium Linked Pasts IV in Mainz the initiative of Pelagios Commons will reach a kind of milestone. While Linked Pasts I-III (London, Madrid, Stanford) were fantastic opportunities to connect the growing but still scattered community of humanities and cultural scientists, LP IV will now bring together institutions (e.g.…[Read more]
Hello together!You might wonder what this group is good for and why we created it. Well, to be honest, it was some kind of accident. Our main focus was to create a quick and easy website for the symposium in December. But now that we’re here, we might as well use this group as a kind of meeting place. And if you are inclined, please don’t hesitate…[Read more]