Woruldhord web site now launched!

Dear All, Woruldhord: http://projects.oucs.ox.ac.uk/woruldhord/ It is with great pleasure that we would like to announce the launch of the Woruldhord collection, a set of free reusable resources to help with the teaching/study of Old English and the Anglo-Saxons. The project … Continue reading

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Woruldhord launch – 10th March

Plans are building up to launch the Woruldhord collection to the ‘woruld’ on the 10th March 2011. We are just testing the site and putting the finishing touches to a few things. We hope to mark the launch with a … Continue reading

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On the way

At present we are currently tidying up all the submissions (which number over 3,500) and checking information. Thanks to everyone who contributed and we hope to make an announcement soon about release date!

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1065 and all that

The project was thrilled to be in contact with Leo Aylen who brought to our attention his TV programme from 1966 entitled ‘1065 and all that’ which was broadcast on the TV, with voiceover by Leo McKern. A lost gem … Continue reading

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Radio 4 ‘Making History’

Project Woruldhord has just been interviewed for Radio 4’s ‘Making History’ programme, due for broadcast on the 31st August.

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Times Higher article on Woruldhord

The Times Higher have run a nice article on the project, outlining its aims and scope. Read the full thing at: http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=412770&c=1

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Student power

It’s great to see the Oxford students volunteering to help out with the project. After a tentative call out to the English Faculty undergraduates and graduates, we now have 30 volunteers who are willing to go to their local Anglo-Saxon … Continue reading

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Woruldhord in the news

The launch of Project Woruldhord has attracted media attention: The Guardian – http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/jul/06/oxford-university-anglo-saxon-archive Digital Medievalist – http://www.digitalmedievalist.org/news/2010/07/02/woruldhord-project/ History Today – http://historytodayeditor.blogspot.com/2010/07/woruldhord-project.html Gulf Times – http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=372849&version=1&template_id=38&parent_id=20 University of Oxford News – http://www.ox.ac.uk/media/news_stories/2010/100707.html

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Stakeholder Analysis

A key thing at the start of any community collection is to do a stakeholder analysis. Anna and I listed all the major stakeholders we wanted to contact, then considered the ‘message’ we wanted to get out to them, and … Continue reading

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Woruldhord now open for submissions!

We are pleased to announce that we have now opened the online submission site for Project Woruldhord as of today. To remind people this is a project hosted at Oxford University to try to build up an online collection of … Continue reading

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