Open Access contributions in the humanities.  The approach of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities Ch...
Overview <ul><li>The Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>Berlin-Brandenburg Academy...
The Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities <ul><li>Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities </l...
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities <ul><li>Founded by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz in 1700  </li></ul><ul>...
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities <ul><li>Projects in the fields of  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lexicograph...
Telota <ul><li>Telota:  T he  e lectronic  l ife  o f  t he  a cademy </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>...
Open Access Publications <ul><li>Original scientific research results </li></ul><ul><li>Raw data </li></ul><ul><li>Metadat...
Example 1: The Archive Editor <ul><li>Is a tool for historians </li></ul><ul><li>Supports structured indexing of historica...
Example 2: The German Text Archive <ul><li>Is founded by the German Research Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Aims to build a ...
Evaluation of raw data <ul><li>Open questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to evaluate the quality and impact of very divers...
<ul><li>Thank you. </li></ul><ul><li>For further information: </li></ul><ul><li>www.bbaw.de </li></ul><ul><li>www.telota.d...
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Berlin 6 Open Access Conference: Christiane Fritze

  1. 1. Open Access contributions in the humanities. The approach of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities Christiane Fritze
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>The Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>Open Access Publications </li></ul><ul><li>Telota </li></ul><ul><li>Two Examples </li></ul><ul><li>How to evaluate raw scientific data? </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities <ul><li>Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>Göttingen Academy of Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>Saxonian Academy of Sciences in Leipzig </li></ul><ul><li>Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz </li></ul><ul><li>North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Hamburg </li></ul>
  4. 4. Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities <ul><li>Founded by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz in 1700 </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 200 fellows </li></ul><ul><li>Staff of about 250 people </li></ul><ul><li>Main focus is on long-term research projects reconstructing cultural heritage </li></ul>
  5. 5. Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities <ul><li>Projects in the fields of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lexicography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Historical and critical editions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prosopography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History of art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bibliography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Philology </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Telota <ul><li>Telota: T he e lectronic l ife o f t he a cademy </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Initiative to improve the visibility and impact of the research projects </li></ul>
  7. 7. Open Access Publications <ul><li>Original scientific research results </li></ul><ul><li>Raw data </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata </li></ul><ul><li>Source materials </li></ul><ul><li>Pictoral and graphical materials </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarly multimedia material </li></ul>
  8. 8. Example 1: The Archive Editor <ul><li>Is a tool for historians </li></ul><ul><li>Supports structured indexing of historical files </li></ul><ul><li>Developed in cooperation with the project Preußen als Kulturstaat (The Prussian State and Culture)‏ </li></ul>
  9. 9. Example 2: The German Text Archive <ul><li>Is founded by the German Research Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Aims to build a core corpus of German language </li></ul><ul><li>Digitises 750 works from 1780-1900 (in the first project phase)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Offers digital facsimiles and fulltext encoded in XML TEI P5 format </li></ul><ul><li>Vision: the active archive </li></ul>
  10. 10. Evaluation of raw data <ul><li>Open questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to evaluate the quality and impact of very diverse raw data? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to credit contributions? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does the humanities research change because of the newly available raw data or scholarly multimedia material? </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Thank you. </li></ul><ul><li>For further information: </li></ul><ul><li>www.bbaw.de </li></ul><ul><li>www.telota.de </li></ul><ul><li>www.deutsches-t extarchiv. de </li></ul>

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