Dramawebben

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Marika Lagercrantz - Riksteatern

Ulrika Lindgren - Riksteatern

Description:

Dramawebben started in 2006 as a project at Nationella dramaturgiatet. The aim of the project was to make copyright free Swedish drama written by women freely available. The project received further funding from Riksbankens jubileumsfond 2009-2012. The goal was to develop the existing piece directory to a "non-commercial web site for copyright free drama". In December 2009, www.dramawebben.se was launched with a new database, a new web platform and interfaces corresponding with content, activities and user groups. The work of the project has aimed to build a usable and sustainable infrastructure for research and teaching. Each stage in the process of collecting, processing and publishing the materials have been designed in preparation for research, corresponding to the development of Dramawebben as an infrastructure for digital humanities research. The work of collecting materials, cataloging and publishing has been guided by a gender perspective. Since its inception, a form of descriptive catalog records has developed in the project where the content of the play and the reception at the firs

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Marika Lagercrantz - Riksteatern

Ulrika Lindgren - Riksteatern

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0035

Purpose:

The purpose of Dramawebben is creating a digital piece archive of copyright-free Swedish drama. The drama is freely available at no cost to users to read online or download for process. The drama texts are reproduced in fulltext and are published either in the so-called facsimile, a PDF document where the original print is rendered as a digital photocopy, or processable text, a PDF document with text and image that can be used for editing. By making the digital piece archive freely available, Dramawebben brings Swedish drama up to date.

Description:

Dramawebben started in 2006 as a project at Nationella dramaturgiatet. The aim of the project was to make copyright free Swedish drama written by women freely available. The project received further funding from Riksbankens jubileumsfond 2009-2012. The goal was to develop the existing piece directory to a "non-commercial web site for copyright free drama". In December 2009, www.dramawebben.se was launched with a new database, a new web platform and interfaces corresponding with content, activities and user groups. The work of the project has aimed to build a usable and sustainable infrastructure for research and teaching. Each stage in the process of collecting, processing and publishing the materials have been designed in preparation for research, corresponding to the development of Dramawebben as an infrastructure for digital humanities research. The work of collecting materials, cataloging and publishing has been guided by a gender perspective. Since its inception, a form of descriptive catalog records has developed in the project where the content of the play and the reception at the firs

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Time period(s) investigated:

2006 — 2014

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

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Funding:

Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation —In2007-0871:1-IK

Swedish Research Council —2011-62-02