Pleiades Project Blog
News from the project written by its developers and users
Pleiades Plus is an experimental machine alignment between Pleiades place resources and content in the GeoNames Gazetteer.
Pleiades place pages now provide more summary information for associated names.
A call for papers has been issued for a proposed colloquium sponsored by the Roman Provincial Archaeology Interest Group at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in New Orleans. The deadline for 500-word abstracts is February 21, 2014.
A second call for papers has just been issued for this session at the Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (London, August 2014). Deadline for 300-word proposals is February 3, 2014.
We have recently accessioned some data derived from the Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients (TAVO) by an external project. Here is the status of the work, some context, and a call for volunteers.
Several review parties have been scheduled for December 2013 and January 2014. If you're interested in helping the editorial college clear the review backlog and publish new, high-quality information in Pleiades, please consider joining us.
From 3:45 to 5:45 p.m. US Mountain Standard Time
Due to conflicts for a majority of the editorial board, tomorrow's review party has been canceled. Stay tuned for announcements about future events.
UPDATE: Starting a half hour earlier. Current and prospective editors, reviewers, and other community members are invited.
The all-volunteer editorial review team published 57 new or updated content items. We also set up Facebook, Twitter, and Feedburner accounts, as well as adding support for events and events listings to the site.
51 new or updated content items have been published in the past week.
Current and prospective editors, reviewers, and other community members are invited.
Better late than never...
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Current and prospective editors and reviewers are invited to gather to review content.
How to use our downloadable CSV files most effectively.
Release 4.0.3 fixes a regression in RDF representations of places and data dumps.
I was recently asked on Facebook if there is "a new places feed from Pleiades". The answer is: yes, and then some. Here are the details.
In addition to our ubiquitous "Live Search", Pleiades provides a sophisticated "Advanced Search" form for more complicated queries. Here are some tips for using it.
If the Pleiades website is slow or offline, check http://pleiades-site-status.tumblr.com/ for the reasons why