On Friday, 12 October, the Nobel Committee announced that the 2012 Peace Prize is being awarded to the European Union “for over six decades contributing to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.” The press release is on the Nobel Foundation site. Read the reactions of EUI President Marise Cremona, Prof. Rainer Bauböck and Prof. Ulrich Krotz at this link.
The winners of the 2012 European Union Prize for Literature, which recognises the best new or emerging authors in Europe, were announced on 9 October 2012 at the Frankfurt Book Fair by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth. The annual prize is one of the ways the EU supports authors, such […]
To register to participate in this blogging unconference, please use the form at the bottom of this page. Open Access Week 2012 will take place October 22-28 all over the world. Networked Researcher is convinced, as the Open Access Week web site says, that “Open Access” to information – the free, immediate, online access to […]
Lynn H.Nelson passed away. He invented the WWW VL History Central Catalogue and was an American Pioneer in Digital HistoryBy Serge Noiret on September 21, 2012
Sunday the 2nd of September Lynn H.Nelson, American Pioneer of the Digital Humanities and Digital History passed away. He was born the 21st September 1931 in Harvey, Illinois, USA. He entered the University of Chicago in 1948, receiving the AB degree in 1950. He served in the United States Army 1952-1954 and spent the years […]
Why isn’t there a good tool that tries to automatically turn our collections of PDFs into structured databases?
Thomson Reuters has launched an enhanced Institutional Search feature in the Web of Science (main component of the Web of Knowledge bibliographic database). This feature is useful for disambiguation in institutional search and author affiliation.