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ARCHiOx: research and development in imaging

A photo-essay by the Bodleian’s Senior Photographer and ARCHiOx Technical Lead for the Bodleian, John Barrett   From plate to print: Left to right, albedo, normal map, depth map, shaded render, composite and original print. A copper plate portrait...
From: The Conveyor on 13 May 2022

Introducing the virtual early modern parlour

Principal Investigator, Professor Catherine Richardson, introduces Middling Culture’s newest digital project – a virtual room from the 1620s. Quite a few years ago now, at the start of a book on Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England,...
From: Middling Culture on 28 Apr 2022

A Cedar of Lebanon sighting

 Wissenschaftliche Stadtbibliothek Mainz, Hs I 171 is a manuscript from the second half of the 15th century. The provenance is from the Carthusians of Mainz.The text on ff. 21v-22r is identified as a "Vision de anno 1387." The title identifies it as...
From: Research Fragments on 9 Jan 2022

On beginning

 And so another year has passed and we have spent it burned out, in anguish, and in watching beloved people leave us. And another year begins.I really recognize the "sameness" of New Year's Day. It is, in many ways, quite simply another day. I normally...
From: The Seacoast of Bohemia on 1 Jan 2022

The Sun Center Publishing Co?

I stumbled across a letter (ok, more accurately put: I stumbled across a scan of a letter) from 1911 sent to a R. A. Bell in Montana: This brief note suggests so many interesting projects, not the least of which is: What on earth was this course, New...
From: Darin Hayton on 4 Jan 2021

SCEMS Online Seminar Series 2020-2021

Choices and Projects For 2020–2021 we’re running an online seminar series based around two themes. Our Choices speakers have been invited to look back on their careers and discuss the choices they have made along the way. The kind of choices...
From: SCEMS on 12 Oct 2020

New site: the Deleuze Seminars

This exciting new project from Purdue University, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Bibliothèque nationale de France includes English translations of some of Deleuze’s Spinoza seminars. Read on for more info!   The Deleuze...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 1 Apr 2020

Tracking a Project

Last semester, I was tasked with facilitating a faculty development group on work/life balance, which took much inspiration from a project developed by my dear friend at Arkansas Tech. As a group, we spent time researching the topic, developing lists...
From: The Seacoast of Bohemia on 31 Jan 2020

Ethica as a demonstrative network

Ethica, work without obstacle, is a free internet application for internet and smartphones which proposes a digital and augmented edition of the Ethics by Spinoza (1632-1677). The project was developed by Patrick Fontana. Thanks to an unprecedented visualization...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 9 Apr 2019

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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:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s={search term or phrase}

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

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s=london

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

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s=Gunpowder%20Plot&exact=on

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.