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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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System Improvements: March 2022

System Improvements: March 2022

by Tom Elliott last modified Mar 30, 2022 12:37 PM
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A report on results from our just-completed spring maintenance week. Most of the effort concentrated on improving our export data formats and enhancing the performance of the user interface used by our contributors and editors to create, curate, and publish Pleiades content; however, we did make one modification to the user interface that all our users will see.

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Changelog Additions (December 2021)

Changelog Additions (December 2021)

by Tom Elliott last modified Jan 11, 2022 09:12 AM
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The changelog has been posted for December 2021

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Changelog Additions (November 2021)

Changelog Additions (November 2021)

by Tom Elliott last modified Dec 08, 2021 09:11 AM
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The changelog has been posted for November 2021

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Changelog Additions (October 2021)

Changelog Additions (October 2021)

by Tom Elliott last modified Nov 12, 2021 03:10 PM
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The changelog has been posted for October 2021

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Changelog Additions

Changelog Additions

by Tom Elliott last modified Oct 11, 2021 11:17 AM
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Changelogs have been added for July - September 2021

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Pleiades Website Availability 22-23 September 2021

Pleiades Website Availability 22-23 September 2021

by Tom Elliott last modified Sep 17, 2021 10:53 AM
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Next Wednesday and Thursday, 22-23 September 2021, the Pleiades website will be moved to a new server. The transfer window begins at 5pm US Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday and will last until 5pm on Thursday. If the process goes quickly and smoothly, we may be able to close the transfer window earlier on Thursday.

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Pleiades Changelogs: 2021 Year-to-date

Pleiades Changelogs: 2021 Year-to-date

by Tom Elliott last modified Jun 30, 2021 04:43 PM
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We have new code that produces a readable record of changes to place resources in the Pleiades gazetteer. January - May 2021 are now available.

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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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