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Jacob Dahl
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University Lecturer in Assyriology
  • Division: Humanities
  • Unit: Oriental Studies Faculty
  • Sub-Unit: Griffith Institute
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Digital Humanities Interests: 
I am co-PI of the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI) <http://cdli.ucla.edu>. The worlds leading online cuneiform project, providing free access to the cultural heritage of ancient Iraq and neighboring countries ()see for example the yrian Digital Library of Cuneiform <http://cdli.ucla.edu/collections/syria/syria_en.html>). I am editor for the Cuneiform Digital Library Journal (http://cdli.ucla.edu/pub.html), the only true online journal in the field of Assyriology. I edit several groups of cuneiform texts using online tools for text repository, visual documentation, and metadata (joint publication (on-line) of ca. 300 Ur III texts in Aleppo National Museum, Syria, with Dr Bertrand Lafont (CNRS, Paris); publication of ca. 300 Ur III texts in a private Norwegian collection; publication of un-deciphered texts from Iran).
ICT Methods: 
CollaborationCollaborative interactionAudio interaction (asynchronous)
- -Audio-visual interaction (synchronous)
- -Graphical interaction (synchronous)
- -Textual interaction (asynchronous)
Data publishing and disseminationData and resource sharingResource sharing publishing
PublishingDesktop publishing and pre-press
Data structuring and enhancementClassifying and linkingCataloguing and indexing
Strategy and project managementICT Project Management
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