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“It’s time to…declare our opposition to this private theft of public culture,” wrote computer programmer and internet activist Aaron Swartz in his “Guerilla Open Access Manifesto” (2008). Swartz was criticizing the privatization of scholarship already in the public domain, and seeking ways to make this work accessible to everyone. This essay exami…[Read more]
modo, a partir de outra voz ficcional.
Os contos que aqui se apresentam em forma de entradas de diário
são resultados de um trabalho didático para o ensino de Literatura
realizado com alunos dos 2os anos do Ensino Médio Integrado do
IFPE Campus Garanhuns no ano de 2016 como parte do componente
curricular Lı́ngua Portuguesa II com ênfa…[Read more]
Este livro foi elaborado para atender às necessidades dos profissionais em formação de diversas
áreas em relação à leitura em Língua Inglesa.
O objetivo principal deste livro é desenvolver no aluno as habilidades de leitura e compreensão
textual necessárias à formação e à prática profissionais. O livro foi pensado com base em uma
Os diálogos com as poesias escolhidas surgiram de uma
vontade de responder, com uma dose de humor e sem
perder o caráter reflexivo, aos diversos temas tratados
em outros tempos. Os poemas selecionados, ainda que
universais, foram produzidos em épocas diferentes e o
que fizemos foi atualizá-los ao nosso tempo.
Estritamente: um exercício de r…[Read more]
This review of Chapter 8, “Connection at Ewiiaapaayp Mountain: Indigenous Internet Infrastructure” by Christian Sandvig is part of “crowd-sourced book review” project organized by Humanities, Arts, Science Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC).
The Editors and the Scientific Council invite you to read the first issue of the online journal “Informatio et Scientia. Information Science Research” – https://wow.umcs.pl/czasopisma/action/about/cid/15. Our goal is to create an international platform of unrestricted exchange of ideas and development of scientific discussions in the discipline of…[Read more]
The erroneous belief that a new medium will completely replace a previous one is nowhere more evident than in discussions surrounding the emergence of electronic text. Having pre- viously fended off the challenges of the phonograph, motion picture, radio, and television, in the early 1990s the book was seen as finally having met its match in the…[Read more]
29 pequenas narrativas sobre o cotidiano humano.
Há algo de inalienável e inescapável na vida de todos nós: o cotidiano. Simples, cômico, breve, solitário, trágico, real, onírico, indiferente, não importa. Nas pequenas ou grandes coisas que fazemos, ele sempre está lá, aguardando pacientemente que o percebamos. As estórias de…[Read more]
Slides accompanying a panel representing the Pittsburgh Bicentennial Frankenstein project to build a digital scholarly variorum edition that updates, bridges, and intersects multiple divergent editions of Frankenstein, including the manuscript notebook drafts of 1816, the 1818, 1823, and 1831 print editions, as well as the handwritten notes in the…[Read more]
Academia.edu has been called “Facebook for academics,” and the analogy is fitting: Academia.edu mimics core social-media conventions, down to follower counts, curated profiles with pics, and a scrollable “News Feed” bulletin of followers’ uploads. But its reliance on user-facing metrics exceeds anything you’ll find on mainstream social media. It…[Read more]
Guest presentation in Projects in Rare Book Digitization course (Pratt University, LIS 666) on analyzing digitized books and printed materials with digital humanities methods (primarily text analysis).
This article is a print rendition of a web-based experimental publication which reflects upon and at the same time is itself an example of performative publishing. A performative publication wants to explore how we can bring together and align more closely the material form of a publication with its content. Making use of hypothes.is software, the…[Read more]
This chapter explores the cut-up as an active, affirmative and performative technique; a critical intervention in the production of language and human subjectivity. It examines historical uses of cut-up methods, from the collages and cut-up works of the Dadaists and the Beat writers, back to the early modern practice of commonplacing books. It…[Read more]
Companion materials for “Introductory Digital Humanities Curriculum for the High School English Classroom,” also available on Humanities Commons.
What is the best model for public-facing digital literary editions? In 2011, Touch Press released The Waste Land for iPad, an interactive tablet application showcasing T.S. Eliot’s notorious 1922 poem The Waste Land. From an academic editorial standpoint, Touch Press’s edition has some grave issues. From a popular standpoint, The Waste Land for…[Read more]
Much of the rhetoric around the future of scholarly communication hinges on the “open” label. In light of Elsevier’s recent acquisition of bepress and the announcement that, owing to high fees, an established mathematics journal’s editorial team will split from its publisher to start an open access alternative, Jefferson Pooley argues that the sch…[Read more]
Jefferson Pooley deposited A Curious Tale of Economics and Common Carriage (Net Neutrality) at the FCC: A Reply to Faulhaber, Singer, and Urschel in the group Digital Books on Humanities Commons 1 year, 6 months ago
This reply to “The Curious Absence of Economic Analysis at the Federal Communications Commission” (Faulhaber, Singer, & Urschel, 2017) makes three claims. First, we document the paper’s undisclosed origins as a white paper commissioned by an advocacy group with deep ties to the telecommunications industry. Second, we describe two of the authors’…[Read more]
Alex Humphreys deposited Reimagining the Digital Monograph: Design Thinking to Build New Tools for Researchers, A JSTOR Labs Report in the group Digital Books on Humanities Commons 1 year, 7 months ago
Scholarly books are increasingly available in digital form, but the online interfaces for using
these books often allow only for the browsing of PDF files. JSTOR Labs, an experimental
product-development group within the not-for-profit digital library JSTOR, undertook an
ideation and design process to develop new and different ways of showing…[Read more]
This article considers the use of semantic web technologies in the context of everyday historians. It deduces from theoretical considerations needs for the actual implementation of a digital edition. It explains some of the basic concepts of the semantic web more extensively than necessary for the digital humanities scholar already familiar with…[Read more]
Preprint, to be published in: Historische Editionen im digitalen Zeitalter. Les éditions historiques à l’ère numérique : Bestandesaufnahme und Ausblick. État des lieux et perspectives, hg. v. Pascale Sutter u. Sacha Zala, Basel (Schwabe) The essay discusses the consequence of digital methods in scholarly editing of historical sources. It come…[Read more]
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