Search engine is perhaps one of the most frequently used tools in modern digital life, revealing whatever information that you … Continue reading Refine Your Search Engine Results (for Chinese Language Users)
The new portal ‘Qalamos: connecting manuscript traditions’ provides metadata of oriental manuscripts from more than 25 collections in Germany. I … Continue reading Interviewing Dr Hoffmann-Ruf about “Qalamos: connecting manuscript traditions”
The headache of working with archaic Chinese orthographies Technologically, we scholars of the 21st century are spoiled. We sit at … Continue reading Just give me a font!
A while ago, I wrote a piece arguing that we, as researchers in the humanities, need a better system to … Continue reading Streamlining Your Academic Digital Workflow #1: Reading and Annotating with LiquidText
This is the second part of the interview with Sarah Savant, Professor at the Aga Khan University–Institute for the Study … Continue reading An interview with Professor Sarah Savant about KITAB project, part 2
Japan Search is a searchable portal that aggregates content from digital archives from, at present, 125 different databases managed by … Continue reading Japan Search: Much ado about nothing
By Franziska Naether (Leipzig/Stellenbosch) Franziska Naether (PD Dr. phil habil.) is an Egyptologist, museum curator, and digital humanist with a focus … Continue reading Digital Archiving & Curation – Report from a Session at a recent Digital Humanities Conference in Kyoto KUDH)
An old mantra among digital circles: online resources to access material circulating in digital formats are so numerous that it … Continue reading Shuge: the world’s libraries. Or, just a website that works for you.
Organizing browser items in a heavy online workflow can present challenges. Opening one tab inevitably leads to opening more tabs … Continue reading Organizing Browser-heavy Workflows
Sometimes I miss watching movies with commercial interruptions, at the theater or on television. Not only were they a great … Continue reading Old Chinese Prêt-à-porter. A double-edged sword.