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Facet Search

Facet Search

Facet searches are a very powerful way of publishing databases, providing a guided search which does not require knowledge of the structure and content of the database. They're widely used in shopping websites to guide you through a catalogue of tens of thousands of...

Claire Reeler joins the Heurist Team

Claire Reeler joins the Heurist Team

Hi all! My name is Claire. Some of you may have already met me online, but for those who haven't, here is a bit about me: I have recently joined the Heurist team to assist Ian, mainly with helping people using Heurist, plus a little bit of documentation...

Heurist Version 4 replaces Version 3

Heurist Version 4 replaces Version 3

At the end of February 2016 we rolled over the default version of Heurist from version 3 to version 4. That means that all new databases will be created in version 4. We expect to decommission version 3 altogether at the end of April. This should not cause any problem...

Heurist Role in HuNI Launch

Heurist Role in HuNI Launch

On October 24th 2014, Dr. Ian Johnson attended the launch of the Humanities Networked Infrastructure (HuNI). As part of the launch, and to demonstrate Heurist's ‘database-on-demand’ service to this project, Ian was asked to set up a database using a data-dump from an...

Rapid Deployment

Rapid Deployment

In August 2014, The Heurist Team were contacted by two members of Roehampton College: Dr Charlotte Behr, Reader in Roman and Early Medieval History and Dr Sonya Nevin, Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Humanities. They were involved in the Roehampton...

Beyond 1914 Website Launched

Beyond 1914 Website Launched

On 10th Sept 2014, Her Excellency Professor The Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO Governor of New South Wales launched Sydney University's new online website: Beyond 1914 - The University of Sydney and the Great War. The launch of the site, built from biographical...

A New Addition to the Heurist Team

A New Addition to the Heurist Team

Hi, my name is Jan Jaap de Groot. I'm 20 years old and I'm studying Computer Science at Saxion University of Applied Sciences in Enschede, The Netherlands. I just became a third year student, because unlike Australia, the school year ends in July and starts in...