Open Literature: 10th – 17th July

July 18, 2011 in Community, News

A quick summary of progress so far, followed by a short list of ways to get involved.


  • Annotation sprint on Open Shakespeare: now around 650 annotations on Hamlet – thanks to all who took part! Blog post coming soon.
  • More new words: jump, kated, neapolitan, quondam (with urine forthcoming).
  • New website layout FOR Open Shakespeare: front page much neater now.
  • New volunteers!
  • Draft application for ‘inventare il futuro’ competition at the University of Bologne, featuring Open Shakespeare as prototype for ‘Open Reading’ idea.
  • New essay on Shakespeare and the city…


Some ideas about getting involved:

  • 1min: annotate Hamlet.
  • 2min follow @openshakespeare on twitter
  • 10min: what do you think the impact of copyright is on literature? reply to this mail or add your thoughts to our openliterature wiki

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