Through the API we developed for them, and all the relevant information is on . As part of this work, the data license was changed from . This means that anyone, including commercial companies, can use data to create products. We welcome new team members throughout the year, with other researchers taking on new roles. We were lucky to have five students gain work experience with us during the summer from Notre Dame's MA in Translation and Translation. Our PhD students are working alongside them.
Now we'll all be taking a break for the next week or two before saying festive greetings to all our friends! By Ú Life and Gender Equality Issues, Irish Biography, Women, History, Digital Latest Mailing Database Humanities Month Blind Apparently, the lack of women in names. In fact, the issue raised eyebrows when the latest biography was posted on the site that month: Eight well certainly have their place, but none of them are women. A well-known problem in biographical affairs is the underrepresentation of certain groups in national canonical collections. At the heart of the issue is the makers of these series' understanding of what counts as a life.
This is usually the life of someone in the ruling class who has achieved some prominence in public life. This disadvantages women and certain minority groups as they do not have the same opportunities to gain a foothold in the public life of the country. In the case of the Dictionary of Irish Biography, for example, . life is female; in the case it is. This rate is consistent with other collections of national biography such as the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and the Dictionary of Australian Biography. This is a problem that the founders and á í ú recognized. We did, they say, do everything we can to increase the number of women.