Monday, March 5, 2012

Barrington Atlas Bibliography Online

Barrington Atlas Bibliography
We've finished extracting, normalizing, and formatting every reference that Pleiades derives from the Barrington Atlas. They are now online, all 5403 of them, partitioned according to the first letter of the primary author's last name (or ascii conversion thereof; S.P. Ó’Ríordáin and T. Özoralis are filed under "O") in pages such as
The little Pleiades icon following every reference label is a link back to Pleiades content citing that reference. For example, the reference

AAA  S. Gsell, Atlas archéologique de l'Algérie, Algiers and Paris, 1911.

has a link to Work is scheduled to better integrate the bibliographic resources with Pleiades content, so that the AAA citation at links directly to instead of

The code and data used to generate the web pages are available on GitHub: The babibl-web project uses the Python unidecode module to transliterate names and Jinga2 as HTML template engine. The bibl.csv file contains items extracted from HTML using Beautiful Soup and then normalized and cleaned using Google Refine.

Name index: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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