Category Archives: Digital projects

Celebrating Darwin’s Birthday

In recognition of Darwin Day 2015, the annual celebration of the birthday of naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882), we invite you to learn more about books and manuscript materials by Darwin held in the History of Science Collections at the University … Continue reading

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Digitization Laboratory

Follow the DigiLab on twitter! DigiLab page on the Libraries website.

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“From the Vault” video resources

by Kerry Magruder A series of “From the vault” videos is now available on OU’s Janux platform and at the Janux site on YouTube. These short videos, filmed on location by NextThought in the OU History of Science Collections, show … Continue reading

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Janux

by Kerry Magruder On Monday morning Janux, OU’s new digital course platform, launches with the following courses, all of which offer free public enrollment: Native Peoples of Oklahoma Practical Importance of Human Evolution Chemistry of Beer Understanding and Detecting Deception … Continue reading

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Digital edition of Darwin’s Origin

“The currently available digital copies of Darwin’s great work suffer serious defects from the point of view of both human and machine readers.” (Goldstein, editor’s introduction) Adam M. Goldstein, of Iona College, has created a structured source text of Charles … Continue reading

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Pseudo-Masha’allah, On the Astrolabe

A Critical Edition of the Latin Text with English Translation by Ron B. Thomson Guest post by Ron B. ThomsonPontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto2/9/2015: Updated files have now been published at ShareOK.org The astrolabe was the most important scientific … Continue reading

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Wallace Online project launched today

John van Wyhe, editor of the Darwin Online project, today announced the opening of the Wallace Online project, three years in the making. Alfred Russell Wallace (1823-1913) is well-known as a co-discoverer, with Charles Darwin, of the theory of descent … Continue reading

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