Zachary Fischer completes two digital projects in summer 2012: SMID and Alice E. Kober correspondence

Zachary Fischer, a graduate student in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin, completed two valuable digitization projects in summer of 2012: making pdfs of the PASP-produced volumes of SMID and making available images of the correspondence of Alice E. Kober.  He describes these projects here below.

Report of Zachary Fischer on SMID and the letters of Alice E. Kober:

During the summer of 2012 I had the opportunity to work with the Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory (PASP) at the University of Texas at Austin. I conducted two digital projects: Studies in Mycenaean Inscriptions and Dialect (SMID) ( and the Alice E. Kober Papers–Correspondence ( Each project was unique, both in terms of technical challenges and intellectual content; however, the primary goal was the same: to provide free, persistent access to the materials in the University of Texas Digital Repository (UTDR). Continue reading