Literature on DIY culture
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DIY culture, defined in my research as the social world of people engaging in DIY activities (1), is an underexposed area of research, which I am trying to position within established research areas. This quest begins with an exciting hunt … Read More

DIY survey
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What’s this now – a survey you say – well I don’t have time for one of those. But wait a minute or five – because this really won’t take more than 5 minutes of your time. Unless, you just … Read More

Graduating from my Oxford DPhil
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It finally happened, the day I have been waiting for since 2008 (or really since I was a teenager). I graduated from my DPhil (PhD) from University of Oxford. It was a fantastic day. We went to Oxford my parents, … Read More

Information seeking for knitters
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A couple of weeks ago I did my first post about this research I am really excited about at the moment. I would like to explore DIY culture and information seeking. Today I want to tell you a little story … Read More

DIY culture research project
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It’s now been 2 years since I handed in my PhD thesis and I’m all signed up for my graduation ceremony at University of Oxford this autumn. I am so looking forward to it. The culmination of five years of … Read More

Our new office
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I have now moved back to Denmark with my little family and we have all moved in with my parents for a while. My husband John and I would like to start-up our own creative businesses. We were so lucky … Read More

Class Notes (10): Editing editions with XML
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich. In todays class we talked about how we can combine different online data sources to create … Read More

Class Notes (9): How can we use Webservices?
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich. The purpose of this class is for the participants to use the Flickr API explorer to … Read More

Class Notes (8): Webservices
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich What is a web service? The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) defines a Web Service as … Read More

Class Notes (7): Online publishing
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich Last week we looked at transforming XML into text, XML, HTML and CSV. This week we … Read More

Guide to working with ancient documents in XML
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This is a guide written for my colleague, A. If anyone else can get any use out of it – well that’s an added bonus 🙂 A wants to work on her transcription in XML. She is validating her XML against … Read More

Class Notes (6): Transformations
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich This week’s focus is on XSLT transformations. We will use XSLT to transform the Persuasion citation … Read More

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