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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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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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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.

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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 11:44 AM
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Plone Hotfix 20121106 (Nov 06, 2012) was applied this morning.

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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

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