- What is a Jane-athon?
- First Jane-athon
- Second Jane-athon
- Jane-athons on social media
- Where to find RIMMF data for Jane Austen related resources
- Where to find MARC21 data for Jane Austen related resources
- Where to find Jane Austen related resources
- Other Jane Austen related resources
- Bringing examples of Jane-related resources to a Jane-athon
- In the mood for Jane?
- Not to be confused with
What is a Jane-athon?
A Jane-athon is a hackathon for metadata about Jane Austen and her works. The output of a Jane-athon is an r-ball focussed on the RDA Person entity with the Library of Congress Control Number "n79032879".
The main tool used in a Jane-athon is version 3 of RIMMF (RDA in Many Metadata Formats)
The Jane-athon prototype in Hawaii in December, 2014 contributed valuable information to the planning of a full-scale event.
The first Jane-athon took place on January 30, 2015 at ALA MidWinter in Chicago, USA.
The second Jane-athon took place on June 26, 2015 at ALA Annual in San Francisco, USA.
Jane-athons on social media
Where to find RIMMF data for Jane Austen related resources
RIMMF data is packaged as RIMMF-balls. The Jane Austen base has basic data for the novels of Jane Austen. The Ur-ball for Jane Austen's Emma has data for the first edition of Emma, and is a simple example of a single RIMMF-ball suitable for demonstrating the core functions of RIMMF3.
Where to find MARC21 data for Jane Austen related resources
These are online databases of downloadable MARC21 records:
- Library of Congress Bibliographic and Name Authority files
- For direct download use the RIMMF Search and retrieve options.
- Cornell University Library Catalog: Jane Austen
- Katalog der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek: Jane Austen
- National Library of Scotland main catalogue: Jane Austen
- Trinity College Dublin Library Catalogue
Where to find Jane Austen related resources
These are online databases of related resources:
- Archives hub: Jane Austen
- Hathi Trust Digital Library: Jane Austen
- IMDb: Jane Austen
- LibraryThing: Jane Austen
- Librivox : Acoustical liberation of books in the public domain: Jane Austen
- Open Library: Jane Austen
Other Jane Austen related resources
- Jane Austen Knits 2014 (Magazine: tagline: What would Jane knit?).
- Jane Austen's matchmaker (Board game).
- Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice Trivia Game (Board game).
- Pride and Prejudice: The Game (Board game).
- Pride & Prejudice (Comic book).
Bringing examples of Jane-related resources to a Jane-athon
Please see the guidelines for Bringing examples of Jane-related resources to the Jane-athon.
In the mood for Jane?
These are online sources of Austen ambiance:
- Seeking Inspiration in Jane Austen’s World.
- Jane Austen Festival.
- Jane Austen gets her own day (Dec. 16).
- Jane Austen's day out - video.
- Jane Austen in quotes: 30 tips for a successful life.
- Jane Austen > Quotes.
Not to be confused with
This type of Jane-athon should not be confused with:
- Jane Athon, charg'd with poisoning her Husband. [who] was acquitted … and other persons with that name.
- Annual Jane-a-thon (ski and snowboard fundraiser)