Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 318.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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Subject: Visions of the Future for museums, libraries &
 From: "Ufficio Stampa FOLDOP" (68)
Subject: Request of collaboration
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 10:03:00 +0100
From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <email@example.com>
Subject: Visions of the Future for museums, libraries & archives?
News on Networking Cultural Heritage Resources
from across the Community
October 15, 2001
Visions of the Future?
If you know of any examples of particularly forward-looking museums,
libraries and archives, or projects within them that are able to project
key elements of the future, then contact Henrietta Hopkins at the UK's
Resource, which is compiling a record of such intimations of our future.
For further information on Resource, see http://www.resource.gov.uk
>>Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 14:46:14 +0100
>From: Henrietta <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Dear list members
>I would like to ask for your help. Resource: The Council for Museums,
>Archives and Libraries in the UK is currently thinking about what
>museums, libraries and archives will look like in 10 years time. I
>would like to bring an international dimension to this by identifying
>examples of innovative museums, libraries and archives across the world
>which might provide some indication of where the future lies.
>If you have suggestions for museum institutions or projects which seem
>to you to fall in to this category, I would be very grateful if you
>could contact me by 22 October. Please include a brief summary of why
>they are innovative and contact details so that I can follow up your
>With many thanks for your help.
>International Policy Adviser
>Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives & Libraries
>16 Queen Anne's Gate
>London SW1H 9AA
>Tel: + 20 7273 1430
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-------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 10:07:57 +0100 From: "Ufficio Stampa FOLDOP" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Request of collaboration
The following is a request for collaboration in an online philosophical dictionary but serves at the same time as an announcement for its existence, at <http://www.swif.uniba.it/lei/foldop/>. --WM
>Dear Ms. McCarty, > >My name is Dr. Gian Maria Greco. I am the head of the press offices project >called FOLDOP (Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy), which is published by >SWIF (Sito Web Italiano per la Filosofia). >SWIF is one of the biggest philosophical sites on the web, it depends >completely on the free collaboration of experts in philosophy and people >with a passion for philosophy. From within SWIF FOLDOP was born and >developed as one of the most comprehensive and complete philosophical >on-line dictionaries. > >FOLDOP would like to be a point of reference for all students and experts of >philosophy. The idea that in the philosophical field words can communicate >whole systems of thinking rather than single concepts is driving the FOLDOP >project to a kind of dictionary which puts together the analytical >sensibility (which is so aware of the rigour and of an use of language that- >if necessary- doesnt despise the use of logic formalism) and the >continental sensibility, that is aware of the story of philosophy and looks >for framing each term in the correct ideas tradition, whom it belongs to. >This dictionary is envisioned as a dictionary with a sober, but elegant and >in particular with a solid and efficient graphic interface. The official >language is English so that the dictionary is widely usable. Terms range >from Logic to Philosophy of language, from History of philosophy to >Epistemology, form computational Linguistic to moral and theoretical >philosophy. Definitions are continually updated thanks to the fact that we >can count on the collaboration of every informed user, who is able to >suggest modifications and directions and in this way he can contribute to >the uniqueness of FOLDOP. > >In order to make this dictionary a functional instrument its fundamental to >make it visible and therefore accessible to the most possible number of >users. Thats why I think that your website (Humanities computing units and >institutional resources) is a useful channel in order to reach a wide >audience, that can not only contribute to the expansion of FOLDOP, but most >importantly benefit from the best advantages. > >Therefore I ask for your assistance by inserting FOLDOP in the Link >section of your website. In this letter as postscript I add FOLDOPs ways of >inclusion. > >I thank you for your assistance > >Greetings > >Dr. Gian Maria Greco >Press offices head >FOLDOP Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy >http://www.swif.uniba.it/lei/foldop/ >SWIF- Sito Web Italiano per la Filosofia >http://lgxserver.uniba.it/lei/swif.htm > > >PS: The ways of inclusion are two and they dipend on the nature of the link, >you want. >1. Add a link connection to FOLDOP's homepage >(http://www.swif.uniba.it/lei/foldop/) > >2. Add rhe research form. I allow myself to give this possibility, because >it represents an other service, your website can offer to the users. You can >find the instructions for FOLDOP's inclusion at the following address: >http://www.swif.uniba.it/lei/foldop/search-button.html > > >_________________________________________________________ >Do You Yahoo!? >Get your free @yahoo.com address at http://mail.yahoo.com
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