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News: French Revolution Digital Archive – web site launched

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

FR_webFrench Revolution Digital Archive – web site launched

We’re excited to announce Stanford University Libraries’ release of the French Revolution Digital Archive web site (FRDA): frda.stanford.edu.

FRDA is the result of a multi-year collaboration of the Stanford University Libraries and the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) to produce a digital version of the key research sources of the French Revolution and make them available to the international scholarly community….

 

See more at: http://library.stanford.edu/blogs/digital-library-blog/2014/02/french-revolution-digital-archive-web-site-launched#sthash.evcR75u6.dpuf

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The event news: Thomas Milo: Raising the Stakes in Arabic Text Handling

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

event - thomas miloFriday, February 7, 2014
4:30p-6:30p
Information Center Classroom, First Floor, Green Library East
The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Please respond to Sonia Lee if you would like to attend.

Join us for a fascinating talk by noted typographer Thomas Milo who will describe a project initiated by the Sultanate of Oman.

The project aims to display, search and quote Qur’ān text on the web in a typographically stable and orthographically flawless manner, regardless the operating system or the type of web device. This requires rethinking computer typography. After a general description of the project, two areas will be discussed in more detail…

More detail: http://library.stanford.edu/news/2014/01/thomas-milo-raising-stakes-arabic-text-handling