- avhumboldt.de - Alexander von Humboldt information onlineInformation and materials on the life and work of Alexander von Humboldt is assembled and annotated on the online information platform for Humboldt research. This site provides an introduction to the work of the great researcher and scholar, and brings together all the research on Humboldt currently taking place around the world. Available in four languages (German, English, Spanish and French), the platform provides an overview of materials and topics, as well as primary and secondary sources on Humboldt. The site also contains a bibliography of the Humboldt digital versions available online as Humboldt-Digital.
- Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities – “Travelling Humboldt – Science on the Move”The Academy Project “Travelling Humboldt – Science on the Move” involves the complete edition of the manuscripts of Alexander von Humboldt on the topical complex ‘journeys’. The corpus of the projected edition contains travel journals, diaries, memoranda, publications in the countries and regions travelled, and correspondence. At its core, the project is focused on editing the manuscripts of both the American and the Russian-Siberian travel diaries. Their edition will take up eleven volumes, which will be published, as a hybrid project, in both print and digital scholarly editions. In addition, the content of extensive materials from the Humboldt papers at the Berlin State Library (Prussian Cultural Heritage) and the Biblioteka Jagiellońska in Cracow will be made accessible in separate supplement volumes, each with a specific topical Focus. The long-term research and scholarly edition project is closely working together with the University of Potsdam, the Berlin State Library (Prussian Cultural Heritage), the Technische Universität Berlin and other research institutions in the region of Berlin-Brandenburg. Jointly edited with the University of Potsdam, the open Access review HiN – Humboldt im Netz is published online twice a year.
- German Text ArchiveThe German text Archive (Deutsches Text Archiv – DTA) supplies basic information on the cross-disciplinary and cross-genre holdings of German texts dating from around 1600 to 1900, which is also being made available digitally. The DTA’s full-text electronic corpus is freely accessible and, having been edited by means of (computerised) linguistic methods, is searchable across each of the entire holdings in a spelling-tolerant way. Among items available in the DTA are Cosmos, the Journey to the Journey into the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent, and numerous subsidiary texts written by Alexander von Humboldt. See an overview at (Search via: Titeldaten / GND-Nummer: 118554700).
- Hidden KosmosThe Humboldt University of Berlin’s project entitled “Hidden Cosmos – Reconstructing Alexander von Humboldt’s ‘Cosmos Lectures'”, digitised the sources for the so-called Cosmos Lectures and have been available since June of 2014. Alexander von Humboldt discussed the natural science of his time in two partially concurrent series of lectures at Berlin University from 1827 to 1828. The project brings together all the known notes made by his students found in libraries, archives and private collections across Germany, Poland and Turkey, to make a virtual edition. TEI-coded transcripts of the approximately 3,500 manuscripts are available under open licence as a full-text corpus, edited in conformity with normal standards, thoroughly annotated, and provided with multiple networked links.
- HiN – International Review for Humboldt StudiesThe peer-review journal HiN – Humboldt im Netz has been published every year since 2000 as an electronic newsletter with two issues per year. HiN publishes current research on Alexander von Humboldt in German, English, Spanish and French. The periodical is a publication by the University of Potsdam and the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and reaches between 10,000 and 30,000 downloads per issue.
Detail: engraving (around 1810) by Wilhelm Friedrich Gmelin [1760 – 1820] based on a sketch by Alexander von Humboldt
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