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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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Community Meetup: Wednesday, 19 October, 4:00p.m. UCT

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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Tom Elliott will initiate a Google+ Hangout for all interested Pleiades community members

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Feeds of Flickr Photos Depicting Pleiades Places

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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Linking photos on Flickr to place resources in Pleiades

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Hurricane Irene

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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Pleiades will not be affected

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Toponyms in Demotic and Hieratic

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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A new publication from Pleiades partner project Trismegistos

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Semiannual Report Published (May 2011)

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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Achievements and progress over the preceding 6 months.

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Time Periods for Ancient Egypt

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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Pleiades now supports several additional time periods for names and locations in ancient Egypt

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Regular archives of nightly exports

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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Quarterly, long-term, third-party digital archiving

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Draft "How-to" for Review: Add Better Coordinates to an Existing Place

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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For those interested in adding new/better coordinates to existing Pleiades places, there is now an (I hope) accurate step-by-step outline that I'll soon turn into a full script for a screencast

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Zeugma at Pleiades and ISAW

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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In honor of Kutal Gorkay's upcoming talk at ISAW (Recent Archaeological Research in Zeugma: March 21, 2011), I've taken the opportunity to update the Zeugma resource at Pleiades.

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Adopt a place for Valentine's day

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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Pleiades places are looking for love and this year you can give it to them (it never hurts to get ready for Valentine's Day early). It will only take a few minutes of your time.

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Community Time Report

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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Notes and chat transcript published.

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Quarterly Report for December 2010 published

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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The project team summarizes recent developments across the effort.

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Pleiades Community Time: 16 December 2010

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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A chance to chat about current capabilities and future plans

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Three New FAQs: user accounts and passwords

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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Do you need one and what to do if you lose the information.

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New FAQ: User Profiles

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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How to modify

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Two New FAQs

by Tom Elliott last modified Aug 07, 2014 02:31 PM
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Pleiades Review Party: 20 August 2013

(Pleiades IRC Channel, from Aug 20, 2013 03:30 PM to Aug 20, 2013 04:00 PM)
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UPDATE: Starting a half hour earlier. Current and prospective editors, reviewers, and other community members are invited.

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Pleiades Review Party: 12 August 2013

(Pleiades IRC Channel, from Aug 12, 2013 10:00 AM to Aug 12, 2013 11:30 AM)
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Current and prospective editors, reviewers, and other community members are invited.

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Review Party

(IRC Channel, from Aug 01, 2013 11:30 AM to Aug 01, 2013 01:00 PM)
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Current and prospective editors and reviewers are invited to gather to review content.

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Pleiades site release scheduled 2013-07-09

by Sean Gillies last modified Jul 08, 2013 11:00 AM
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Release 4.0.3 fixes a regression in RDF representations of places and data dumps.

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