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Pleiades Partners

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Last modified Oct 25, 2011 10:48 AM
A gallery of examples: who uses Pleiades data, what they use it for and ways to get started yourself. If you're using Pleiades data, add a link to your own project!

How to Get Pleiades Data

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Are you looking for a way to export our data to use in a spreadsheet, geographic information system (GIS) or in some other way? Check out our downloads section.

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Ancient World Mapping Center

Located at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Ancient World Mapping Center promotes cartography, historical geography, and geographic information science as essential disciplines within the field of ancient studies through innovative and collaborative research, teaching, and community outreach activities.

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Google Ancient Places (GAP)

GAP is a Google-funded Digital Humanities project that is exploring the possibilities for automatically identifying and visualizing place references in online corpora. The first phase of the project used the Edinburgh Geoparser and Pleiades gazetteer to geo-tag and identify place references in primary and secondary literature about antiquity from the Google books Corpus. The results are visualized and made available online using the GapVis interface:

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PELAGIOS is an international consortium that is using Linked Open Data approach and the Pleiades gazetteer to join up a variety of online resources that refer to places in the ancient world. Its first two phases were funded by JISC.

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