Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 749.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 07:32:01 +0100
From: Michael Fraser <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: 17.737 new on WWW: records of the Old Bailey
> Many here will share my joy at discovering, thanks to a colleague here, The
> Proceedings of the Old Bailey London 1674-1834,
> http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/, "A fully searchable online edition of the
> largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever
> published, containing accounts of over 100,000 criminal trials held at
> London's central criminal court." Truly a treasure-trove of misery.
We've actually had this catalogued in Humbul since March 2003
(http://www.humbul.ac.uk/output/full2.php?id=6010). This is no criticism
of anyone, except perhaps Humbul, but we'd welcome suggestions of the best
ways to alert humanities people to the stuff that gets catalogued in
Humbul each week. We maintain RSS newsfeeds, for example, and an
email-based alerting services (for which you need to register) but are
there other things we should be considering? We could, for example, think
about posting a brief list of recently catalogued resources to humanist
once a week?
--- Dr Michael Fraser Co-ordinator, Research Technologies Service & Head of Humbul Oxford University Computing Services 13 Banbury Road Oxford OX2 6NN Tel: 01865 283 343 Fax: 01865 273 275 http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/rts/ http://www.humbul.ac.uk/
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