The University Libraries will hold a lecture on “Linked Open Data and Humanities Scholarship: A Report from the (Archaeological) Field,” on March 20, at 4 p.m., in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library. This is the first Tombros Lecture on the Ancient World and will be presented by Sebastian Heath, clinical assistant professor of ancient studies, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW), New York University.TombrosLecture2014

Heath is project manager of the NEH-funded Linked Ancient World Data Institute, which describes linked open data as “an approach to the creation of digital resources that emphasizes connections between diverse information on the basis of published and stable web addresses that identify common concepts and individual items.” Read the full story on Penn State News.

Sebastian Heath will also present an informal workshop “Robust Data for Your Digital Humanities Project: Examples from the Ancient World” 12:30-1:30 pm  in West Pattee 023.

All are welcome!