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Spatial History Project

Spatial History Project
The Spatial History Project at Stanford University, a part of the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA), is made possible by the generous funding of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE), DoResearch, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and The Wallenberg Foundation Media Places Initiative. The Spatial History Project at Stanford University is a place for a collaborative community of students, staff, and scholars to engage in creative spatial, textual and visual analysis to further research in the humanities. We are part of the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA) along with Humanities+Design and the Literary Lab on the top floor of Wallenberg Hall. We continually seek fruitful collaborations with faculty at Stanford and beyond, and hire motivated students year round. Related:  Humanidades DigitalesHistorical GIS

Mapping the Republic of Letters Historical GIS Research Network This list is not exhaustive but we aim to include all of the major historical GIS websites plus additional relevant websites. Other portals are also available such as those from: the GeoHumanities Special Interest Group of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, the Humanities GIS Zotero Library, and the University of Saskatchewan's HGIS Lab. Resources are classed under: National Historical GISs Other online Historical GIS projects Historical map servers and other data sources Organisations Software Other useful sites National Historical GISs: Other online Historical GIS projects: European Communications and Transport Infrasturctures: Performance and potentials, 1825-2000: Digital Atlas of the History of Europe since 1500: Mapping Decline: St. Virtual Kyoto: Euratlas: Imagining London: Back to top Organisations:

spatial@ucsb - UCSB Center for Spatial Studies Tooling Up for Digital Humanities "Horrible Massacre of Emigrants!!" The Mountain Meadows Massacre in Public Discourse "Horrible Massacre of Emigrants!!": The Mountain Meadows Massacre in Public Discourse is a digital history project that examines public discourse surrounding the mass murder of 120 Arkansas emigrants by Mormon settlers in southwest Utah in September 1857, and how the creators of these texts represented the event and its aftermath. This project seeks to give users new tools to explore these hotly contested and often problematic representations that played a crucial role in shaping the public memory (or public forgetting) of the event. The project's advanced functions enable users to begin to develop their own understanding of the ways the massacre was reported on, ignored, contextualized, and reinterpreted. This is a work-in-progress designed to be built in two phases. If you have information to share about the contents of this digital archive, please contact: Douglas Seefeldt, Ph.D. Project Staff Graduate Research Assistants Undergraduate Research Assistants Consultant

Ocupar Archivo Locating London's past: a geo-referencing tool for mapping historical and archaeological evidence, 1660-1800 Locating London´s Past has created an intuitive GIS interface that enables researchers to map and visualize textual and artefactual data relating to seventeenth and eighteenth-century London against a fully rasterised version of John Rocque´s 1746 map of London and the first accurate modern OS map (1869-80). More than this, it makes these data and maps available within a Google Maps container, allowing for the analysis of the data with open source visualization tools. The interface is readily expandable to include additional data sets and maps (both modern and historic). Building on the partnerships created through the JISC funded Connected Histories project, and through a new collaboration with the Museum of London Archaeological Service (MOLA), Locating London´s Past has produced a working GIS-enabled public web environment that allows existing electronic historical data about London to be repackaged and organised around space. The project incorporates four elements.

Digital Library for Earth System Education Climate Change and Colorado's Future Climate change is real and it is occurring faster than originally predicted. In this video series, scientists explain how climate change is affecting the state of Colorado, while citizens share stories and solutions. One of the more recent videos features an interview with University of Colorado Boulder Professor Emeritus Al Bartlett on the "arithmetic of growth". A set of problem-based model lessons were developed by teams of middle and high school teachers with CU-Boulder scientists and science educators. Also available are the Colorado Science Standards for Climate and Energy.

Highbrow: A Scholarly Reference Browser Welcome! Highbrow is an experimental "genome browser" for literary texts. It is an html5-based visualization tool that plots the density of scholarly references or other annotations (such as pattern matches results or arbitrary scores) from multiple sources onto literary works. Highbrow provides a quick, high level overview of the areas of the text that are of most interest to different commentators or match certain patterns, and shows increasingly detailed information about these regions as the user zooms in. Highbrow was was initially conceived as a textual annotation browser, but it can also be adapted to plot annotations against video or audio sources. Highbrow is only a few months old and changing rapidly, but you are welcome to install it on your web site to display your data (documentation pending). Highbrow Screenshot: which regions of the Bible attract the most interest? Examples/Demos Here are some links to Highbrow showing real data. Documents/Documentation Technologies Contacts

Envisaging the West: Thomas Jefferson and the Roots of Lewis and Clark Froide - Freedom Of Information Software Open Source! Froide is free software and actively developed on GitHub. It's licensed under the permissive MIT license. Froide on GitHub » Maintained! Froide 3.0 uses the popular Python Web framework Django and its ecosystem in the most up-to-date version 1.5. Read more about Django » High test coverage! Froide on Travis CI » Powered by German Engineering. Froide has been in active deployment for over two years and powers FragDenStaat.de and FragDenStaat.at - the German and Austrian FOI site. Because it is built with latest Bootstrap it comes with a responsive design and is easily themeable. Many laws, jurisdictions, entities. You can start small and scale up to many jurisdiction and laws. All the features you need. You need your users to send their name and keep it private? Integrate your community. With the Django admin interface you control every single piece of data.

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