Pretoria, South Africa More than one thousand years ago the thriving Iron Age pre-colonial state of Mapungubwe existed where the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers came together in an area that would later become the Kingdom of Zimbabwe. The Mapungubwe archaeological site is culturally meaningful because it provides evidence of southern Africa’s prehistory.
Winchester, MA Though unafilliated with the successful Public Library of Science (PLOS), the new Open Library of Humanities (OLH) initiative has been inspired by the PLOS open megajournal model–if the sciences can do it why not the humanities and social sciences? The OHL mission is to provide a platform for Open Access publishing that is:
• Reputable and respected through rigorous peer review
From Mark Leggott, University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PEI Canada The Islandora team is pleased to report that plans for the upcoming Islandora Camp Europe are coming along nicely. With the new Islandora 6 and 7 releases due in the coming weeks we are sure to have a lot to talk about when we gather in March. The current agenda is available:
Mountain View, CA On February 12 8:30am PT "Digital Preservation in Theory and Practice" PASIG will offer the first in a series of monthly webinars aimed at sharing PASIG content and insights beyond the annual meeting (the next meeting will be held May 22-24 in Washington, DC).