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A Brief Introduction to a Humanities Data Grid

Brian Hancock (Coordinator of CETH, Rutgers University Libraries, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA (

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Article publication date: 1 September 2004



Focuses on the setting up of a distributed computing system to access resources on multiple machines at the Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities at Rutgers University. Outlines the features of the chosen software and systems and the benefits that grid computing provides – improvement in productivity and multi‐disciplinary collaboration, the sharing of resources, and the optimal use of computing capabilities.



Hancock, B. (2004), "A Brief Introduction to a Humanities Data Grid", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 21 No. 8, pp. 32-33.



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