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Planned site maintenance

Access to NINES will be intermittent between the hours of 5p.m. and midnight (EST) tonight, March 9, in order for us to complete some upgrades and refinements to the site. Please bear with us as we work to make NINES faster and easier to use!    

2010 Year In Review

Last year I wrote a post leveraging the new analytics data we’d begun keeping for NINES, breaking down our site activity based on new members, tagged and collected objects. When starting a tradition such as this, one always hopes that each year will be better than the last — and I’m happy to say that […]

New version of Juxta released

If you’re interested in textual studies and collation, head on over to the Juxta website to read about the release of Version 1.4. We’ve adapted the application’s import options to accommodate all forms of XML, with TEI-encoded files as the default. With these features released, the development team will now turn to the task of […]

Collecting NINES results in Zotero

The most recent update to Collex includes a new feature that serves up Zotero-friendly metadata for all of NINES objects in search results, tag lists and Publication groups. This is the first in a series of development tasks in which we hope to better integrate NINES with the superb Firefox plug-in created by the Center […]

Juxta receives Google Digital Humanities Award

Good news!¬† Google has offered its support to help us develop Juxta into a web application: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/07/our-commitment-to-digital-humanities.html We are thrilled to have received this competitive award, and look forward to working to optimize Juxta for the web. Here is an abstract of our application for the Google Award: With the support of a Google Digital […]

The Collex Name Browser

  NINES has been investigating new ways to facilitate browsing in the Collex interface, resulting in a new, experimental feature, the name browser, as a way to target authors, editors and publishers associated with a set of results. Once a … Continue reading

What we've been up to

What we’ve been up to

To all NINES users who may have been inconvenienced by our recent maintenance: many thanks for your patience! One of the most useful new features we’ve added in this update is the ability to sort your search results by Title, Date and Name, making it easier to find the objects you’re looking for in NINES. […]

Routine Maintenance

Attention all NINES users: we’ll be doing some maintenance on the site for the next 24 hours, so please bear with us if you encounter any difficulties accessing your account. We’re hoping that the work done this week will make your experience smoother, faster and all around better – but there may be a few […]

New feature: footnotes

After the most recent wave of Exhibit Builder development in Collex, the NINES development team experimented with a number of exhibit types, including annotated bibliographies, essays, presentations, and thematic tours of our partner sites. In doing so, we determined that … Continue reading