Project Bamboo (2008-2012) was a cyberinfrastructure initiative for the arts and humanities, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon foundation. Information about Bamboo, and artifacts from its planning and development phases, can be found at the following links:

Documentation wiki

Documentation in the project's wiki archive contains information about the major areas of Bamboo's technical development. The archive of the project wiki is also available.


  • Quinn Dombrowski. "What Ever Happened to Project Bamboo?". Literary and Linguistic Computing, 2014. Online since 16 June 2014. DOI: 0.1093/llc/fqu026.
  • Quinn Dombrowski and Seth Denbo. "TEI and Project Bamboo". Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative [Online], Issue 5, June 2013. Online since 19 April 2013. DOI: 10.4000/jtei.787.

Issue Tracker

The project's JIRA instance is now hosted by Atlassian OnDemand at https://projectbamboo.atlassian.net.

Code repository

The code repository contains all code written for Project Bamboo. It was migrated from a Subversion instance vendor-hosted for Project Bamboo to Sourceforge on 28 March 2013. The repository is located here: http://svn.code.sf.net/p/projectbamboo/code/

Project Website

The Project Bamboo website as it existed at the close of the project is archived on Google Drive: Project Bamboo website archive.