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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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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

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Site search improvements

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Results are more consistent across search methods

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OpenID login and commenting

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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We are now allowing login with OpenID and have begun to turn on commenting

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Trismegistos and Pleiades places

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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376 new matches between Trismegistos and Pleiades places

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Barrington Atlas Correction: Andelos

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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One of the goals of Pleiades is to improve upon the data recorded by the Classical Atlas Project, to include correcting mistakes and omissions. New locations for the Roman settlement of Andelos in modern Spain, and an associated dam and aqueduct, constitute a fine example of user-contributed correction.

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Pleiades spin-offs: Shapely

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Our research has produced software spin-offs like the Python package named Shapely.

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Coordinate upgrades for Thracia, Pergamum, and Antiochia

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Latest results in the reward program

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189 place and location updates

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 01:54 PM
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Manual reconciliation yields more coordinate improvements

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KML formatting for search results

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Search results can now be had as KML and viewed in Google Earth

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Praise for Pleiades spin-off software

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Programmers are saying nice things about Shapely

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Milecastles project completed

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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We've imported the milecastle and turret data compiled by Scott Vanderbilt

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Map 35 bibliography imported

by Tom Elliott last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Map 35 bibliography imported - Read More…

Monitoring the editorial process: 2

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Part 2 in a series of recipes for getting information about the editorial process out of Pleiades

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Get help

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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We're making the site more helpful

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Pleiades site upgrade 2011-02-07

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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The Pleiades site will be read-only from 15:00-21:00 UTC on February 7

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Coordinates upgrades for Tarentum and Oasis Magna

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Latest results in the reward program

Coordinates upgrades for Tarentum and Oasis Magna - Read More…

Site theme and navigation changes

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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We hope you appreciate the cleaner layout and simpler navigation

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Coordinates for contributions reward program

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Here's the deal: contribute to places now and we'll prioritize coordinate upgrades for their neighborhoods

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Coordinate upgrades for Latium and Campania

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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508 places have been relocated with coordinates from the Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilizations

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First coordinates from DARMC

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Places of Britannia have coordinates from the Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilizations

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