Beyond Seven Review No. 81

Posted on Wed 20 October 2021 in Beyond Seven Review

Book and publishing history 🚟

Information and Geisteswissenschaften 🏺

  • Announcing a draft guide for identifying public domain serial content
    Good work by John Mark Ockerbloom. Here's the start of the post, "Back in June, I announced that we had completed an inventory of all serials with active copyright renewals made through 1977, based on listings in the Copyright Office’s Catalog of Copyright Entries. At the time, I said we’d also be releasing a draft of suggested procedures for using the information there, along with other data, to quickly identify and check public domain serial content."
  • Aozora Bunko (青空文庫)
    Project-Gutenberg-like for Japanese texts. (Wikipedia page)

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Articles from blogs I follow around the net

Should non-native students of Japanese pay close attention to pitch accent?

From a long-time learner of Japanese language: I must say that the Japanese instructors at the Foreign Service Institute were NOT inclined to teach — or even acknowledge — pitch … and, for that matter, in all but rare cases, "bother" to correct st…

via Language Log December 4, 2021
GIS Day 2021, Community Mapping Project and Kickoff

November 17th is International GIS Day, and we’d love for you to join us in this celebration of all things spatial. We always look forward to getting together to see and discuss your amazing GIS work while enjoying a delicious piece of cake, but due to - …

via Scholars’ Lab November 11, 2021
Summer of small projects

I've kinda been quiet for a while. The main reason is that world events finally got to me. I had been doing ok mentally, working at home, spending a lot of time outdoors, etc., but eventually the COVID pandemic and the California drought+wildfires dra…

via Blobs in Games November 8, 2021

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