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Last modified Mar 31, 2015 04:04 PM
This blog is essential reading for contributors, editors, reviewers and staff of partner projects. It's where we'll announce site-wide projects, major maintenance work, new site or dataset features, and community events.

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Maintenance 1 December 2020

Maintenance 1 December 2020

by Tom Elliott last modified Nov 25, 2020 06:46 AM
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Pleiades web services will undergo maintenance on Tuesday, 1 December 2020, between noon and 8 pm US Eastern Standard Time.

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Pleiades Datasets 2.3 released (12 October 2020)

Pleiades Datasets 2.3 released (12 October 2020)

by Tom Elliott last modified Oct 14, 2020 09:02 AM
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Latest copies of all our export formats in one handy package.

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New Relationship Type: "crosses"

New Relationship Type: "crosses"

by Tom Elliott last modified Sep 28, 2020 06:03 PM
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For relationships between bridges and the waterways or water bodies they span.

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Pleiades Datasets 2.2 released (7 April 2020)

Pleiades Datasets 2.2 released (7 April 2020)

by Tom Elliott last modified Apr 13, 2020 03:00 PM
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Latest copies of all our export formats in one handy package.

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Pleiades Datasets 2.1 released

by Tom Elliott last modified Feb 27, 2020 03:01 PM
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Latest copies of all our export formats in one handy package.

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Nightly Exports Fixed

Nightly Exports Fixed

by Tom Elliott last modified Dec 04, 2019 02:26 PM
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Incompleteness and validity problems with JSON, CSV, and KML exports are now resolved.

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Maintenance Complete: 10 April 2019

Maintenance Complete: 10 April 2019

by Tom Elliott last modified Apr 10, 2019 05:14 PM
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All scheduled maintenance for 10 April 2019 is now complete.

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Maintenance in Progress

Maintenance in Progress

by Tom Elliott last modified Apr 10, 2019 11:06 AM
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Pleiades web services are currently undergoing maintenance.

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Maintenance 10 April 2019

Maintenance 10 April 2019

by Tom Elliott last modified Apr 09, 2019 12:33 PM
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Pleiades web services will undergo maintenance on Wednesday, 10 April 2019, between 11 am and 5 pm US Eastern Daylight Time.

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Pleiades Datasets version 1.1

Pleiades Datasets version 1.1

by Tom Elliott last modified Apr 01, 2019 07:21 PM
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Archival copies of our latest set of platform-independent download data files have been published.

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Coverage (March 2019)

by Tom Elliott last modified Mar 11, 2019 02:15 PM
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Pleiades documents 36,541 places as of this morning's JSON update.

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Boston Workshop, January 2018

Boston Workshop, January 2018

by Tom Elliott last modified Jan 05, 2018 01:07 PM
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A three-hour workshop on Pleiades and related tools and techniques will be held in Boston on Friday, January 5, 1:45 - 4:45 pm.

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Improving Reference Citations

Improving Reference Citations

by Tom Elliott last modified Dec 15, 2017 11:32 AM
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Pleiades cites a wide variety of resources, both online and in print. New documentation and tools are making existing references better and easing the process of creating new ones.

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Pleiades Pompeii sprint

(from Jun 26, 2017 10:00 AM to Jun 26, 2017 12:00 PM)
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A Pleiades editing sprint in conjunction with the Ancient Graffiti Project (http://ancientgraffiti.org/)

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Introducing Geocollider

Introducing Geocollider

by Tom Elliott last modified Jun 08, 2017 02:56 PM
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A new tool to help you match lists of placenames or geographic locations against the Pleiades gazetteer.

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New help topic: Open Pleiades CSV in QGIS

New help topic: Open Pleiades CSV in QGIS

by Tom Elliott last modified Apr 20, 2017 01:13 PM
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Are you eager to use Pleiades data in a geographic information system? Here's a quick, introductory tutorial.

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Updated help topic: Add a new connection between two places

Updated help topic: Add a new connection between two places

by Tom Elliott last modified Apr 11, 2017 01:05 PM
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"Connections" can be used to express relationships between two places in Pleiades. It's easy to add a new connection.

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Recent Updates to the Editorial Guidelines

Recent Updates to the Editorial Guidelines

by Tom Elliott last modified Apr 09, 2017 08:14 AM
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Pleiades contributors should make note of recent additions and clarifications.

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Pleiades welcomes new reviewer: Müge Durusu

Pleiades welcomes new reviewer: Müge Durusu

by Tom Elliott last modified Feb 07, 2017 04:35 PM
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Pleiades has a new reviewer: Müge Durusu

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A Pleiades Documentation "Sprint"

A Pleiades Documentation "Sprint"

by Tom Elliott last modified Feb 03, 2017 11:08 AM
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Let's club together to update and improve the help section and other documentation for the Pleiades gazetteer.

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