Author Archives: Roger Osborne

Tom Collins and Company, Text Editing and Annotation

In long-lived research projects, it is healthy to celebrate small victories, and so it is with pleasure that I announce a new contribution to the modules that extend from the Joseph Furphy Digital Archive. The first module, presenting the text … Continue reading

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R. G. Campbell’s Australian Journal

The Fryer Library at the University of Queensland holds the Louise Campbell Collection (UQLFL120), 9 boxes of material relating to Louise Campbell’s life that also includes several objects related to her husband Ron Campbell’s career as an editor of the … Continue reading

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Joseph Furphy Digital Archive Launched on AusLit

I think it was Peter Shillingsburg who once emphasised that scholarly editing projects are positioned along a wide spectrum of financial support: at the high-end are those with significant financial support and large numbers of employees, able to complete large projects in a short … Continue reading

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Such is Life Archive Update

For Furphy scholars attending ASAL2014, this is a brief snapshot of the Furphy Electronic Archive. I would like to establish a more formal advisory group at the conference. Please contact me if you are interested in joining. Transcriptions have been completed for … Continue reading

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Visualising Australian Book History

For the last few years, I’ve been involved in a variety of research projects, some that have sent me into archives to examine the records of authors and publishers, and others that have inspired me to experiment with bibliographical data … Continue reading

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Assembling an Electronic Edition of Such is Life

I’ve been working with the Australian Electronic Scholarly Editing Project to develop a WorkBench that will help scholarly editors (and others) with limited technical skills to assemble electronic scholarly editions. The project is in its final months and there are … Continue reading

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Mitchell Library Hail Fellows Presentation, 15 February 2012

As the 2011 Nancy Keesing Fellow, I presented a work-in-progress talk at the Mitchell Library Hail Fellows Evening earlier in 2012. The video of that presentation is now available. The presentation provides a general description of the approach I am … Continue reading

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