By Dana Wheeles on February 26, 2013
[Cross-posted at juxtasoftware.org] Every now and then I like to browse the project list at DHCommons.org, just to get an idea of what kind of work is being done in digital scholarship around the world. This really paid off recently, when I stumbled upon Digital Thoreau, an engaging and well-structured site created by a group from SUNY-Geneseo. This […]
By Dana Wheeles on January 31, 2013
This sheet music for “I come! I come!” by J. Z. Hesser came with a “portrait” of Queen Victoria, which seems to be distantly descended from George Hayter’s state portrait.
By Dana Wheeles on January 9, 2013
In honor of this past weekend’s U.S. premiere of Downton Abbey’s Season 3, this week’s image is an ambrotype from the Museum of Photographic Arts Collections depicting a woman dressed as a housekeeper. On the other half of the frame, we see the fence and gate to a large house – perhaps the very one […]
By Dana Wheeles on January 2, 2013
Happy New Year from these dapper folks and all of us here at NINES!
By Dana Wheeles on December 24, 2012
By Dana Wheeles on November 29, 2012
From the Pageant of America collection at the New York Public Library, NINES offers this glimpse into the study of Fireside Poet John Greenleaf Whittier, and the “Desk upon which Snow-Bound and other poems were written.”
By Dana Wheeles on November 14, 2012
NINES is happy to announce the integration of a new resource: Britain, Represention, And Nineteenth-Century History (BRANCH), edited by Dino Franco Felluga. The site provides users with a free, expansive, searchable, reliable, peer-reviewed, copy-edited, easy-to-use overview of the period 1775-1925. And thanks to its site structure, BRANCH offers users an innovative approach to history itself, […]
By Dana Wheeles on October 31, 2012
Happy Halloween from all of us at NINES! Enjoy more spooky results in NINES.
By Dana Wheeles on October 22, 2012
To accompany this week’s image, NINES Fellow Elizabeth Fox assembled all five copies of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address into one comparison set in Juxta Commons and collated them to see how they differ. Use the embed window below to peruse a heat map of this collation, with the Nicolay Copy as the base text. […]
By Dana Wheeles on October 18, 2012
[cross-posted from the Juxta blog] As the Juxta R&D team has worked to take the desktop version of our collation software to the web, I’ve found myself thinking a great deal about the critical apparatus and its role when working with digital (digitized?) texts. In the thumbnails above, you can see a page image from […]