Virtual Workspace for the Study on Ancient Documents

A wonderful new project from the a new generation of Digital Humanities projects.

The project will construct a virtual workspace for research involving decipherment and textual analysis of damaged and degraded ancient documents. It will provide direct access to widely scattered research resources such as dictionaries, corpora of texts and images of original documents, enabling the researcher to store, annotate and organize items in a personal workspace. The workspace will also support collaboration by allowing multiple researchers in separate locations to share a common view, working as if sat together, studying the original document. The project will deliver a working system that will enable a researcher to (link…thanks to AHeSSC).

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