Category Archives: SiteNews

An Online Hub for Early Modernists

Early Modern Resources is going to change. The site has been accumulating content for more than a decade now without changing significantly in its functions or intent. Meanwhile, the Web has expanded dramatically. There are now far more high-quality scholarly … Continue reading

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Early Modern Commons Update

My early modern blogs project, Early Modern Commons, is now more than a year old. Today I’ve posted a major overhaul of the backend (let’s call it v2.0), moving away from WordPress into a purpose-built database. Hopefully it’ll be lighter … Continue reading

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EMR Update

Early Modern Resources has been around quite a while now, and it showed. The site design went back to a more innocent time (c.2001…) when an “olde-worlde” palette wasn’t quite as yawny for a historical site as it is now. … Continue reading

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Early Modern Commons: an aggregator for early modernists

For several years I’ve had some kind of ‘early modern news’ page on this site (recently moved to EMR), grabbing RSS feeds from relevant blogs/resources by using a built-in WordPress function or a plugin. Meanwhile, I have a long list … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new place…

… strangely, much the same as the old place! (Except that you’ll need to change the address in your feed reader…)

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A short message for the day

Fucking hackers.

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Four Years is a long time in Blogland

I forgot about my fourth blogiversary in June. My fourth anniversary at this location (and using WordPress) comes up at the end of July. Some things hardly seem to have changed at all. There were presidential elections that year too. … Continue reading

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Sorry about the downtime

The webhost has migrated me to a new server. With a slow shitty new control panel that apparently can’t cope with the concept of having the same user name for more than one database. And no phpMyAdmin. (Found it.) Plus, … Continue reading

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