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Friday Varia and Quick Hits

A flurry-y Friday morning in a toasty warm office offers this quick hits:

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  1. February 17, 2010 at 9:00 am

    I have been pushing for this for this since 1997 and when the opportunity to apply for EU funds arose, jumped on on it because Bruce Harzler over in the Agora started after us and had managed to get so far ahead with PHI funding. When we got ahead of them, they received funding to digitize their resources systematically which will start very soon. With a password you can access over 700,000 images and records and since the Agora and we are both pretty much born digital, many more records will become available every year. The data is a bit dirty but rather than wait we put out ugly rather than wait for years and give a clean product. Others have expressed an interest in mapping their material with ours so that will add reams more.

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