ISAW Library Blog

  • ISAW Library research on geographic search published

    ISAW Library research on geographic search published

    A paper describing the ISAW Library's recent work in creating a geographic search interface has been published in the journal Information Technology and Libraries. The paper, by ISAW's Librarian for Collections & Services Gabriel Mckee, details how the ISAW Library has leveraged Linked Open Data (LOD) to integrate book cataloging, map creation, and bibliographic search.
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  • Materia Conference at ISAW, April 5, 2019

    Materia Conference at ISAW, April 5, 2019

    ISAW and the ISAW Library is co-hosting the third MATERIA workshop on April 5, 2019. MATERIA: New Approaches to Material Text in the Ancient World is a series of workshops presenting new research on books and other media in antiquity. These events bring together speakers from across the country and variety of classical disciplines—history, literature, epigraphy, papyrology, archeology, manuscript studies, etc.—to explore the intersections of classical texts and material culture.
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  • Materia Conference at ISAW, April 5, 2019

    Materia Conference at ISAW, April 5, 2019

    ISAW and the ISAW Library is co-hosting the third MATERIA workshop on April 5, 2019. MATERIA: New Approaches to Material Text in the Ancient World is a series of workshops presenting new research on books and other media in antiquity. These events bring together speakers from across the country and variety of classical disciplines—history, literature, epigraphy, papyrology, archeology, manuscript studies, etc.—to explore the intersections of classical texts and material culture.
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    ISAW Paper 15 (2019) now available: "Tables of Synodic Events from -800 to 1650 Using Modern and Almagest Models"

    ISAW announces the publication of ISAW Paper 15, "Tables of Synodic Events from -800 to 1650 Using Modern and Almagest Models" by Christián C. Carman (Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, CONICET) and Dennis Duke (Florida State University).
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  • ISAW Paper 14 (2019) now available: "The Constantian Monetary Revolution"

    ISAW Paper 14 (2019) now available: "The Constantian Monetary Revolution"

    ISAW announces the publication of ISAW Paper 14, "The Constantian Monetary Revolution" by Gilles Bransbourg and Roger S. Bagnall.
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  • Announcing the Digital Central Asian Archaeology Collection (DCAA)

    Announcing the Digital Central Asian Archaeology Collection (DCAA)

    The ISAW Library is proud to announce the launch of the Digital Central Asian Archaeology collection (DCAA), a digital library dedicated to preserving scholarly material about Central Asian history and archaeology and to making it as easily discoverable and as widely accessible as possible.
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  • ISAW Library New Titles: October-December 2018

    ISAW Library New Titles: October-December 2018

    Items acquired and accessioned by the ISAW Library during the months of October, November, and December 2018.
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  • Digital Philology, Parrots, and Cake: Two Years at the ISAW Library

    Digital Philology, Parrots, and Cake: Two Years at the ISAW Library

    Assistant Research Scholar Patrick J. Burns looks back on memorable moments from his time working at the ISAW Library.
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  • ISAW Library New Titles: September 2018

    ISAW Library New Titles: September 2018

    Items acquired and accessioned by the ISAW Library during the month of September 2018, including Central Asian antiquities, Greek excavations, and Mesopotamian medical texts, as well as two additions to our board game collection.
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