In a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education entitled “Intellectual Roots of Wall St. Protest Lie in Academe” Dan Berrett examines the theoretical trunk of the Occupy Wall Street protests. You will find the works of several scholars mentioned in this article occupying the shelves in the William Howard Doane Library.
With a newly launched initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Zotero plans to expand its service to multiple browsers. From Zotero:
We’re delighted to announce Zotero Everywhere, a major new initiative generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Zotero Everywhere is aimed at dramatically increasing the accessibility of Zotero to the widest possible range of users today and in the future.
“About 11 months ago ResourceShelf posted about Microsoft Academic Search (Beta). Important. THIS IS NOT the same technology that was around a few years ago to search academic/scholarly material. That subpar service was named Live Academic.
Today, Academic Search (Beta) continues as database and search engine being developed by Microsoft Research Asia.
Google Scholar remains a valuable and important resource that continues to expand.
The Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilization (DARMC) makes freely available on the internet the best available materials for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) approach to mapping and spatial analysis of the Roman and medieval worlds. DARMC allows innovative spatial and temporal analyses of all aspects of the civilizations of western Eurasia in the first 1500 years of our era, as well as the generation of original maps illustrating differing aspects of ancient and medieval civilization.
The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG®) is a research center at the University of California, Irvine.
Founded in 1972 the TLG represents the first effort in the Humanities to produce a large digital corpus of literary texts. Since its inception the project has collected and digitized most texts written in Greek from Homer (8 c. B.C.) to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453 and beyond.