2023 is bringing some changes to the way Sexy Codicology and the Digitized Medieval Manuscripts app (DMMapp) will go forth!
Some time ago we published a blog post showing how broken links to digitized repositories on the DMMapp were a problem, causing them to become inaccessible to users.
This was a major problem for us: Researchers count on the DMMapp to find and access digitized colletctions, and it is obviously a major blow to the project if they cannot achieve the one thing they came there to do. … Continue reading!
In December 2017 the Parker Library announced in a blog post that, soon, they would be launching their revamped website. Fast-forward to January 2018 and the Parker Library (Corpus Christi College) in Cambridge indeed launched their new website, Parker on the Web 2.0, made in cooperation with Stanford University Libraries. … Continue reading!
Every year we go through the links in the DMMapp, knowing that unavoidably we will encounter broken links: links that once worked and lead to beautiful digitized manuscripts and that now are simply gone.
*pouf* – no more.
Fancy statistics about broken links
We would like to share some statistics from this year’s tests that will help drawing an interesting picture:
- Of our 500+ links only 311 returned a 200 OK response which means: they are working links and everything is OK.