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'''Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London'''
=Open Source Critical Editions=
An '''open source critical edition''' is a digital text that makes available to the reader all the sources (e.g. images, manuscript readings, previous editorial emendations, marked-up text) used and allows the reader to manipulate and reuse those sources. OSCEs are in concept extensions of the 19th-century critical edition, in that the editor's decisions are made utterly transparent, and subject to reuse and post-publication peer review. As of July 2012 there are no examples that deploy all the principles outlined by Bodard and Garcés (see below), although a [[:category:OSCE|number of projects]] are intent on working toward this ideal.


'''Friday, 22 September 2006'''
==Early Conceptions==


'''A Workshop/Workgroup'''
On Friday, 22 September 2006 a workshop/workgroup organised and supported by Methods Network, Perseus, and the Digital Classicist was held at the Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London. The [[OSCE Programme|programme]] lists participants and positioning papers. The [[OSCE Abstract]], submitted to the Methods Network committee in July and formally granted funding in August 2006, laid out the vision of the workshop. It was attended by [[OSCE Participants|numerous participants]].


'''organised and supported by Methods Network, Perseus, and the Digital Classicist'''
Other early events included:
* [http://www.nesc.ac.uk/esi/events/774/ Collaborative Text Editing]: e-Science Theme, June 20, 2007, National e-Science Centre, Edinburgh
* [http://www.rch.uky.edu/CenterOfGravity/ Changing the center of gravity]: the future of classical studies in cyberinfrastructure, October 5, 2007, University of Kentucky, Lexington
* Million Books Workshop, Imperial College Internet Centre, Friday March 14, 2008, London.


This page is ongoing and interactive and may be edited by all organisers and participants of the Workshop.
==Further reading==


====[[OSCE Programme|Programme]]====
See [[Digital Critical Editions of Texts in Greek and Latin]] and [[:category:OSCE|the OSCE category]].


(The draft programme of the workshop. This will contain links to participants and positioning papers, and we hope will generate discussion both before and affer the event itself.)
* Gregory Crane, 'What Do You Do with a Million Books?', ''D.Lib'' magazine 12.3 (2006) [[http://www.dlib.org/dlib/march06/crane/03crane.html online]]
* Gregory Crane, 'Give us editors! Re-inventing the edition and re-thinking the humanities', In ''Online Humanites Scholarship: The Shape of Things to Come; Proceedings of the Mellon Fonudation online Humanities Conference at the University of Virginia, March 26-28, 2010'', ed. J. McGann, 137-170. houston: Rice University Press. [[http://cnx.org/content/m34316/latest/ online]]
* Gabriel Bodard and Juan Garcés (2009) "[[Open Source Critical Editions: A Rationale]]." In Marilyn Deegan and Kathryn Sutherland (Eds.), ''Text Editing, Print, and the Digital World'' (Ashgate Press), pp. 84-98. [http://books.google.com/books?id=juj82aunSOAC&pg=PA83 (Google Books)] [http://www.stoa.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Bodard-Garces_2009_Open-source-digital-editions.pdf (PDF)]


====[[OSCE Abstract|Abstract]]====
(This is the proposal that was submitted to the MethNet committee in July and was formally granted funding in August 2006.)
====[[OSCE Participants|Participants]]====
(Confirmed participants; list to be added. Names and bios may be collaboratively contributed.)


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Latest revision as of 14:48, 20 September 2019

Open Source Critical Editions

An open source critical edition is a digital text that makes available to the reader all the sources (e.g. images, manuscript readings, previous editorial emendations, marked-up text) used and allows the reader to manipulate and reuse those sources. OSCEs are in concept extensions of the 19th-century critical edition, in that the editor's decisions are made utterly transparent, and subject to reuse and post-publication peer review. As of July 2012 there are no examples that deploy all the principles outlined by Bodard and Garcés (see below), although a number of projects are intent on working toward this ideal.

Early Conceptions

On Friday, 22 September 2006 a workshop/workgroup organised and supported by Methods Network, Perseus, and the Digital Classicist was held at the Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London. The programme lists participants and positioning papers. The OSCE Abstract, submitted to the Methods Network committee in July and formally granted funding in August 2006, laid out the vision of the workshop. It was attended by numerous participants.

Other early events included:

  • Collaborative Text Editing: e-Science Theme, June 20, 2007, National e-Science Centre, Edinburgh
  • Changing the center of gravity: the future of classical studies in cyberinfrastructure, October 5, 2007, University of Kentucky, Lexington
  • Million Books Workshop, Imperial College Internet Centre, Friday March 14, 2008, London.

Further reading

See Digital Critical Editions of Texts in Greek and Latin and the OSCE category.

  • Gregory Crane, 'What Do You Do with a Million Books?', D.Lib magazine 12.3 (2006) [online]
  • Gregory Crane, 'Give us editors! Re-inventing the edition and re-thinking the humanities', In Online Humanites Scholarship: The Shape of Things to Come; Proceedings of the Mellon Fonudation online Humanities Conference at the University of Virginia, March 26-28, 2010, ed. J. McGann, 137-170. houston: Rice University Press. [online]
  • Gabriel Bodard and Juan Garcés (2009) "Open Source Critical Editions: A Rationale." In Marilyn Deegan and Kathryn Sutherland (Eds.), Text Editing, Print, and the Digital World (Ashgate Press), pp. 84-98. (Google Books) (PDF)