As one of the project mangers, Lisa is the heart of the project. She works with Digital Humanities to photograph the MacGregor squeeze collection.

All About That (Data)Base

Our last post was a recap of the past year, highlighting all our progress and successes. It was a great way to end 2014, and encouraged us to look forward to everything we plan to accomplish in 2015 starting with our presentation at the AIA/SCS Annual Meeting this week in…

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Changing Horses Midstream: Dealing with Software Upgrades

I started photographing our squeezes at Digital Initiatives in May. For 10 – 15 hours a week between May and September, I got in a very comfortable routine; headphones in, lay squeeze down as crease-free as possible, and set the CaptureShop software to take a series of three bracketed photos.…

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Spells, Potions, and Curses of the Ancient World

Happy Halloween! Today’s post is a slight departure from our regular talk of digital humanities, but still has an epigraphic focus – we’re looking at ancient papyri texts with spells, curses and potions. Invisibility Spell Translation by Richard L Phillips:[1] ASSESOUO, dim the eyes of every man or woman, when…

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Open Access Week, October 28th – 29th

Every year UBC hosts participates in International Open Access Week, a global event aimed at the promotion of open access in scholarship and resarch. From Stone to Screen has been asked to join the panel on Student Innovation in the Open,  where we will present the digitizing work we’ve accomplished over the…

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