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2016-04-12 14:30 Musical Scholarship and the Future of Academic Publishing

By Richard Lewis

A couple of months ago Marilyn Deegan, who is emeritus professor at King's College London, approached Tim asking him to put together a workshop as part of their Academic Book of the Future project (2014-2016, PI: Samantha Rayner). The project is a partnership between King's and the UCL Centre for Publishing, and is funded by the British Library and the AHRC. The project has included a lot of work with practising scholars but Marilyn was keen to engage the musical community so we accepted her invitation.

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2015-10-19 17:15 Digital Approaches to Early Music and Linked Music Hackathon

By Richard Lewis

Our partners at OeRC have recently been running a couple of mini-projects under the Semantic Media Network grant: Semantic Linking and Integration of Content, Knowledge and Metadata in Early Music (SLICKMEM) and Semantic Linking of BBC Radio (SLoBR). Both projects have a strong Linked Data remit, publishing a significant amount of new Linked Data to the Web. As they were drawing to a close, Kevin Page was keen to close them with a hack day at which the developer community could experiment with the data sources the projects have generated and enhanced.

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2014-06-09 16:15 Project-level Linked Data

By Richard Lewis

The Semantic Web underpins a lot of the technology we are exploring in Transforming Musicology, particularly in its more pragmatic Linked Data incarnation. This technology relies on authorities publishing conformant, linkable data in their knowledge domains.

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2014-02-14 17:30 Mini-projects networking meeting

By Richard Lewis

On Wednesday we held our networking meeting for those who have expressed an interest in applying for one of the Transforming Musicology mini-projects. It was hosted at the Lancaster Institute for Contemporary Arts (part of the University of Lancaster) by Alan Marsden, a co-investigator on the project and responsible for the mini-projects component. As well as Alan, Tim Crawford, Christophe Rhodes, Kevin Page, Ben Fields, and I were all present representing the project team.

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2013-12-03 15:30 Exploring musical data sources

By Richard Lewis

One of the key requirements for our social music analysis widget will be access to a large collection of music data. Such a requirement begs a number of important questions:

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