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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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New page and feed for Pleiades site status and service announcements

by Sean Gillies last modified Apr 12, 2013 12:34 PM
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If the Pleiades website is slow or offline, check http://pleiades-site-status.tumblr.com/ for the reasons why

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Linking Pleiades to OpenStreetMap

by Sean Gillies last modified Feb 14, 2013 07:00 AM
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Let's make more links from Pleiades to monuments and sites in OpenStreetMap.

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Resolving duplicate places

by Sean Gillies last modified Feb 11, 2013 09:00 AM
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We've figured out a new way to deal with duplicate places in Pleiades and will describe it here.

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Barrington Atlas Bibliography

by Sean Gillies last modified Feb 11, 2013 08:53 AM
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The complete bibliography is now online.

Barrington Atlas Bibliography - Read More…

Site catalog reindexing 2012-11-07

by Sean Gillies last modified Nov 06, 2012 09:28 AM
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The Pleiades site will be read-only from 3pm-10pm EST

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Site security patches applied

by Sean Gillies last modified Nov 06, 2012 06:44 AM
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Plone Hotfix 20121106 (Nov 06, 2012) was applied this morning.

Site security patches applied - Read More…

Two new Pleiades efforts to track

by Sean Gillies last modified Oct 15, 2012 02:00 PM
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Just an FYI and an opportunity to highlight the new search maps again and talk about how users can create new tags.

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Improvements to the location editing form

by Sean Gillies last modified Sep 26, 2012 07:29 AM
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Adding a map of the editing location and support for simple latitude and longitude entry

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New maps for search results

by Sean Gillies last modified Sep 19, 2012 03:18 PM
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Maps are intended to help users disambiguate locatable content

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Categorization of unlocated places

by Sean Gillies last modified Aug 20, 2012 11:28 AM
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We've categorized several hundred unlocated places

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Duplicate places in Pleiades linked data

by Sean Gillies last modified Jul 24, 2012 09:39 AM
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Resolved duplicate places are now identified in our RDF datasets

Duplicate places in Pleiades linked data - Read More…

RFO, PECS, and Pleiades places

by Sean Gillies last modified May 27, 2012 09:47 AM
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521 new matches between Regnum Francorum Online, Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, and Pleiades

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Pleiades Place API development

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Issue tracking on GitHub now

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DARMC matching coordinates import completed

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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The remaining 11655 matching coordinates have been imported and published

DARMC matching coordinates import completed - Read More…

Pleiades at AAG 2011

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Pleiades was represented in a special session on gazetteers at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers

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Evolution of the Pleiades brand

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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We have a new icon for Pleiades and partner sites

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Map interface improvements: part 2

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Less obtrusive representations of roughly located places are in production

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DH 2011 Poster

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Clickable imagemap version of our poster for the Digital Humanities 2011

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Adding geographic connections to maps

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Connected places now appear in maps

Adding geographic connections to maps - Read More…