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Project Details

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Project Name: 
Sprint for Shakespeare
Principal Investigator / Director: 
Dr Emma Smith, University of Oxford; Dr Wolfram Horstmann, Bodleian Libraries
Oxford participants: 
Pip Willcox (Main Contact)
Other Participants: 
not specified
  • Division: Academic Services
  • Unit: Bodleian Digital Library Systems & Services
  • Sub-Unit: not specified
Start Date: 
2 August 2012
End Date: 
31 December 2012
Partner organizations (inside or outside Oxford): 
Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford
public fund-raising campaign
Subject Area: 
English Language and Literature
Project Description: 

Sprint for Shakespeare is inspired by the work of Dr Emma Smith, Faculty of English, University of Oxford. It is a 6-month fund-raising campaign to raise funds to stabilize, photograph digitally and publish, freely online, the Bodleian First Folio of William Shakespeare's plays, Bodleian Libraries Arch. G c.7.

The Sprint for Shakespeare campaign aims to raise £20,000 through a large number of donations of all sizes. Its champions include Vanessa Redgrave, Stephen Fry, and Sir Peter Hall.

ICT Methods: 
Data CaptureImage capture2d Scanning and photography
Data publishing and disseminationData and resource sharingResource sharing publishing
- -User contributed content
Web development
Strategy and project management
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25/06/2015 16:25:11
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