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Around the Table: Digital Resources

By Sarah Peters Kernan At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations cancelled conferences and events in staggering numbers. As it became clear that events would have to move online in order to continue, our organizations and institutions did...
From: The Recipes Project on 23 Sep 2021

Around the Table: Events

By Sarah Peters Kernan Last month, many Recipes Project contributors and readers participated in a virtual conference on Food and the Book: 1300-1800. This exciting event, spread out in sessions over two weeks, was co-sponsored by the Center for Renaissance...
From: The Recipes Project on 19 Nov 2020

Corona Courses: My Top Ten Sources of Digital Content

So I have just finished converting my lecture courses into online formats: difficult to do midstream. A well-designed online course is a beautiful thing, but if a course is based on a more personal form of delivery and has to become virtual overnight...
From: streets of salem on 24 Mar 2020

Around the Table: Events

By Sarah Peters Kernan Two weeks ago the Early Modern Recipes Online Collective (EMROC) hosted their fifth annual Transcribathon. I want to share my Transcribathon experience at the site hosted by the Newberry Library in Chicago, as I learned this event...
From: The Recipes Project on 19 Nov 2019

Funding Research & Writing in Renaissance Drama, Vol. 4

A Blogroll in Five Acts Part of the experience of being an early-career researcher includes learning how to transition from graduate student to scholar and peer. While much of the advice about this transition centers around issues of self-presentation,...
From: Bite Thumbnails on 2 Apr 2019

The Newberry French Revolution Collection at ARTFL

As we begin planning Digitizing Enlightenment IV, which will take place in the context of the ISECS Congress in Edinburgh in July 2019, we are keen to broaden the scope and breadth of the Digitizing Enlightenment community in order to highlight new, and...
From: Voltaire Foundation on 6 Dec 2018

Digitization is the Order of the Day at the Newberry Library

There are many great resources available to historians of the French Revolution outside of France. The Newberry Library in Chicago is one of them. Fortunately for scholars of the revolution, the Newberry has just completed a massive undertaking. They...
From: Age of Revolutions on 10 Jul 2017

Mellon Summer Institute in Spanish Palaography: Carla Rahn Phillips at the Newberry

2017 Mellon Summer Institute in Spanish Paleography Lands in the Tultepec and Jaltocan regions adjacent to the Hacienda de Santa Ines, Mexico, 1569. At the Newberry Library Monday, June 12, 2017 – Friday, June 30, 2017 ...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 18 Jan 2017

16-2017 Research Methods Workshops for Early-Career Graduate StudentsFall 2016 Application...

2016-2017 Research Methods Workshops for Early-Career Graduate StudentsFall 2016 Application...
From: Early Modern Workshop on 10 Aug 2016

Milton Seminar: "Finding Subjectivity in Paradise Lost"

Milton Seminar: "Finding Subjectivity in Paradise Lost" Timothy Harrison, University of...
From: Early Modern Workshop on 28 Apr 2016

Postdoc: Newberry Mellon Major Projects Fellow

The Newberry Mellon Major Projects Fellow will participate in diverse aspects of planning and...
From: Early Modern Workshop on 2 Apr 2016

March Blogroll: Illinois Theatres Edition

Dear readers, Now that I am starting to plan a move to the Pacific Northwest (I’ve been hired!), I’ve been thinking about all the great theatre I’ve seen in Illinois in the last decade and how much I will miss… Read more ›
From: Bite Thumbnails on 1 Mar 2016

Newberry Library 18th C Seminar

Eighteenth Century Seminar: "From Samuel Richardson to William Godwin: Revising the...
From: Early Modern Workshop on 19 Feb 2016

Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Fellowships

The Newberry Library is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2016-17 academic year! Newberry Library Fellowships provide support to researchers who wish to use our collection. We promise you intriguing and often rare materials; a lively, interdisciplinary...
From: Early Modern Workshop on 7 Jan 2016

Newberry Winter/Spring Grad Programs

Winter/Spring 2016 Programs for Graduate Students Application deadline for all winter/spring programs: December 1 Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students Poetry as Theology: New Theoretical Approaches to Dante Friday, February 26,...
From: Early Modern Workshop on 13 Nov 2015

Performance: Julius Ceasar

“The Tragedy of Julius Caesar”By William ShakespeareDirected by Stephen Spencer October 23-26, 2015 Admission is FREE, seating is limited. Mark your calendar now for the first performance of our 21st Theatrical Reading Season.  We will...
From: Early Modern Workshop on 4 Oct 2015

10/29 -30: History of the Book Symposium

Making and Knowing: Early Modern Geometries A History of the Book Symposium Thursday and Friday, October 29 and 30 See full details and register to attend here: Thursday, October...
From: Early Modern Workshop on 4 Oct 2015

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Notes on Post Tags Search

By default, this searches for any categories containing your search term: eg, Tudor will also find Tudors, Tudor History, etc. Check the 'exact' box to restrict searching to categories exactly matching your search. All searches are case-insensitive.

This is a search for tags/categories assigned to blog posts by their authors. The terminology used for post tags varies across different blog platforms, but WordPress tags and categories, Blogspot labels, and Tumblr tags are all included.

This search feature has a number of purposes:

1. to give site users improved access to the content EMC has been aggregating since August 2012, so they can look for bloggers posting on topics they're interested in, explore what's happening in the early modern blogosphere, and so on.

2. to facilitate and encourage the proactive use of post categories/tags by groups of bloggers with shared interests. All searches can be bookmarked for reference, making it possible to create useful resources of blogging about specific news, topics, conferences, etc, in a similar fashion to Twitter hashtags. Bloggers could agree on a shared tag for posts, or an event organiser could announce one in advance, as is often done with Twitter hashtags.

Caveats and Work in Progress

This does not search post content, and it will not find any informal keywords/hashtags within the body of posts.

If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

If you'd like to use an event tag, it's possible to work out in advance what the URL will be, without needing to visit EMC and run the search manually (though you might be advised to check it works!). But you'll need to use URL encoding as appropriate for any spaces or punctuation in the tag (so it might be a good idea to avoid them).

This is the basic structure:{search term or phrase}

For example, the URL for a simple search for categories containing London:

The URL for a search for the exact category Gunpowder Plot:

In this more complex URL, %20 is the URL encoding for a space between words and &exact=on adds the exact category requirement.

I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.