The "Open Science" Strategy of the Project "Text Database and Dictionary of Classic Mayan"

Katja Diederichs, Textdatenbank Und Wörterbuch Des Klassischen Maya
2015
The following article presents and explains the publication and knowledge transfer strategy of the research project Text Database and Dictionary of Classic Mayan. The project's goal is to make accessible in a database the epigraphic contents and object biographies of all extant hieroglyphic texts with the aid of digital technology. On the basis of resultant object and text database, a comprehensive dictionary of the Classic Mayan language will be compiled near the end of the project run-time.
more » ... project run-time. This research project, which is supported by public funds, sees as its duty to make project knowledge and research results freely available to the public. This openness is regarded as all-encompassing, i.e. as applying to the entire research process as it relates to methodology, contents, and results. The publication policy that this approach represents is understood as digital humanities that reflect the spirit of the age of Open Science.
doi:10.20376/idiom-23665556.15.wp001.en fatcat:5gzruzjtdzfwho7g2xew57fkny