The ARTFL Project has finished updating both the Montaigne Project and the Grand Cyrus databases which are now searchable under PhiloLogic3. (8/06)
New at ARTFL: Ephraim Chamber's Cyclopaedia, or, A Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (2 vols. published in 1728, with 2 supplement vols. in 1753). It was one of the first general encyclopedias to be published in English and a primary inspiration for Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopédie. This is an experimental implementation of uncorrected OCR from page images at University of Wisconsin Digital Collections and using similarity searching under PhiloLogic3. (08/06)
The ARTFL Project announces the release of PhiloLogic 3.1. This version been modified to support multi-lingual user interfaces. All 300+ system messages are now found in language specific arrays which can be specified by the database administrator. We currently have French and English messages. If you are using PhiloLogic and want to help by translating the interface into other languages, please let us know and we will be happy to assist you in any way that we can. We are particular interested in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and German. (07/06)
The ARTFL Project announces a maintenance release of the Open Source version of PhiloLogic (3.002). In addition to various housekeeping measures, the release features support for non-TEI encoding schemes, an Ajax powered note display handler, a new search operator for word search refinement, and a GUI text loader for OS-X computers (03/06).
ARTFL has released a beta-test version of the Opera del Vocabolario Italiano database under PhiloLogic3. This database has 110 new documents, now numbering 1,960 vernacular texts the majority of which are dated prior to 1375, the year of Boccaccio's death. (02/06)
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