Technology Exchange Round-up

After a successful technology exchange meeting on Feb 11, we have decided to make much of the material shared available to everyone via this blog, as well as a few things that we didn’t have time to share yesterday. Keep checking back periodically; more resources will be added over the coming days and weeks.

Program tutorials:

An overview of Right-to-Left support in Nisus: Nisus basic r-t-l notes

Highlighting, Searching styles & ranges, copying reference lists in Accordance: Highlights, Style, Range, Copy Refs in Accordance

Useful Websites and Links: 

Hebrew Bible/Ancient Near East Periodicals list with RSS links: periodicals

Winter 2015 Schedule

Monday, January 12, 4:30-6:0pm (Swift 106): Cathleen Chopra-McGowan, PhD student in Hebrew Bible, will be presenting a paper entitled “The Trees of the Field are not Human” An examination of Deut 20:19-20.”

Wednesday, February 11, 4:30-6:0pm (Swift 106), Technology Exchange: This is a chance for us to share with each other bits of knowledge about useful computer programs for our research. There will be at least four of us presenting on five different programs or aspects of programs: Nisus (a word processor), Accordance, Preview, Bookends, and ArcGIS (an archaeology/mapping program). There may also be some time for informal presentations and discussions about other programs.

Wednesday, February 25, 4:30-6:00pm (Swift 106), Liane Marquis, PhD student in Hebrew Bible, will be presenting a paper entitled “Narrative and Ritual in the Inauguration of the Priestly Tabernacle.”

Monday, March 9, 4:30-6:00pm (Swift 106), Drew Burlingame, PhD student in NELC, will be presenting a paper entitled “A New Reading of the ʿAmmān Citadel Inscription.”