Digital Publishing Blogs
if:book The Institute for the Future of the Book's blog (Annenberg Center, University of Southern California)
Writing and the Digital Life WDL is a collaborative transdisciplinary blog about the impact of digital technologies upon writing, De Montfort University, UK
Book 2.0: Scholars Turn Monographs into Digital Conversations
The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 28, 2006
Cover story on the future of the monograph, McKenzie Wark's "Networked Book", Rice University's Digital Press
Saving the world with eBooks
Homeland Stupidity, July 23, 2006
"Project Gutenberg, which gives away free eBooks to anyone who wants them, is doubling in size about every 18 months..."
Inside Higher Ed, July 12, 2006
"Will urging university presses to think more seriously about blogs (and other new media forms) really offer a solution?"
A Google Project Pains Publishers
Business Week, May 23, 2006
The major presses are raising thorny legal issues with the search giant's initiative to digitize the books of the world's great libraries...
Defend Your Lonely Forts
May 20, 2006
Podcast of John Updike in defense of the printed book at BookExpo 2006
Scan This Book!
New York Times Magazine, May 14, 2006
Kevin Kelly on the 'universal library', digital technology, and whether/how it will replace the printed book.
Digital Dissertation Dust-Up
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 23, 2006
Peter Monaghan's column on fair use that examines a dissertation which heavily uses traditionally copyrighted images and film clips as well as hypertext.
Microsoft Reveals Answer to Google Scholar
CNET, April 12, 2006
Microsoft releases English-language beta version of Windows Live Academic Search, a service for searching academic journals.
Call Me Digital
The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 17, 2006
"Technology is reshaping literary scholarship on Herman Melville through recovery of his lost annotations..."
E-read All About It
Guardian Unlimited Books, January 15, 2006
"With cheap, portable electronic readers just around the corner, what is the future of the printed book?"
Digital Scholarly Projects
Digital Scholarly Communications Resources:
Center For Digital Discourse and Culture
Begun in 1998, the CDDC describes itself as "one of the world's first university based digital points-of-publication for new forms of scholarly communication, academic research, and cultural analysis."
Digital Humanities Quarterly Open-access, peer-reviewed, digital journal.
The Electronic Canterbury Tales A project by the University of Alaska, Anchorage
Dartmouth Digital Publishing Center A library based center focusing on creating digital texts that are searchable in innovative ways.
MITH: Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities MITH is a collaboration among the University of Maryland's College of Arts and Humanities, Libraries, and Office of Information Technology. MITH functions as an applied think tank for the digital humanities, both in furthering the excellence of its Fellows' research and in cultivating its own innovative research agendas--currently clustering around the broad theme of pattern re [ ] cognition.
Humanities Computing Group at NYU Sponsors research on using digital technologies for humanities education.
Nature Nature, the international weekly journal of science, is undertaking a trial to open peer review. In this trial, authors whose submissions to Nature are sent for peer review will also be offered the opportunity to participate in an open peer review process. The trial is optional for authors; it will continue in parallel with Nature's usual procedures, and does not affect the likelihood of eventual publication of the submitted work. At the same time as the trial, Nature is running a web debate on peer review.
NINES NINES is a project to found a publishing environment for aggregated, peer-reviewed online scholarship centered in nineteenth-century studies, British and American.
Public Knowledge Project Open source publishing systems from the University of British Columbia.
Oxford Internet Institute Oxford-based center for internet studies; hold conferences; sponsors research; archives webcasts of (interesting) talks; many downloadable research reports including a broad 2005 survey on the effects of the internet on life in Britain.
Member Digital Initiatives
Taken from AAUP's Electronic Publishing Resource
AnthroSource University of California Press's and the American Anthropological Association's (AAA) electronic portal is designed to provide access to a vast network of digitized materials on anthropology.
Books for Understanding AAUP Bibliographies to pair with current events.
Caliber Caliber is the online journals hosting service of University of California Press.
UCIAS The University of California International and Area Studies (UCIAS) Digital Collection is a peer-reviewed electronic publications program.
University of California Press eScholarship Editions Nearly 2000 online editions are available through a partnership between University of California Press and California Digital Library's eScholarship program.
The Chicago Digital Distribution Center and BiblioVault The CDC provides distribution and business services for a number of presses, and the Mellon grant will fund the digitization of 5000 titles from these presses. The electronic repository, or BiblioVault, will initially be used to serve the SRDP facility, but will eventually allow public search and browsing of the electronic content.
The Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online Based on the 1998 three-volume Columbia Gazetteer of the World from Columbia University Press, the Gazetteer Online launched online in 2001.
The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry Online Based on the venerable Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry, this is a Web-based resource from Columbia University Press.
The Columbia Guide to Digital Publishing Columbia University Press's newest online product, launched in January 2003 and published simultaneously in print.
CIAO Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is designed to be the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.
DART Digital Anthropology Resources for Teaching, Columbia University.
/DMJ 100/ The first 100 volumes of /Duke Mathematical Journal/, one of the world’s leading mathematical journals, is now available in a fully searchable electronic format.
DPubS Digital Publishing System, Cornell University Library, in partnership with the Pennsylvania State University Libraries and Press, initiated the DPubS project to develop an open-source electronic publishing platform designed to enable new models for scholarly communication and academic publishing.
Duke University Press Journals Online Launched in December 2005, Duke University Press journal content is now available through HighWire Press.
Earthscape A Columbia University Press/EPIC project that is an interdisciplinary, online archive that connects the social, political, and economic dimensions of the Earth sciences with classroom needs.
e-Carlyle: The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle Duke University Press, in partnership with HighWire Press of Stanford University, is launching an electronic edition of The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle.
e-Duke Scholarly Collection The e-Duke Scholarly Collection includes online access to twenty-nine Duke humanities and social science journals.
Gutenberg-e A project of the American Historical Association and Columbia University Press/EPIC.
The New Georgia Encyclopedia The nation's first state encyclopedia written specifically for the internet is a joint project of the University of Georgia Press, The Georgia Humanities Council, and the University System of Georgia/GALILEO.
The History Cooperative The American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, the University of Illinois Press, and the National Academy Press have launched The History Cooperative.
The History E-Book Project The History E-Book Project is a collaborative effort of the American Council of Learned Societies and several university presses.
MIT CogNet CogNet is an online community focusing on the brain and cognitive science. It features conference materials, on-line books and reference services, and interactive discussions about the latest developments in the field.
The National Academies Press National Academies Press (NAP) offers all of its titles—more than 2,100—on-line, fully searchable and readable, for free.
Project MUSE Established in 1995 by the Johns Hopkins University Press and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library.
Rotunda The Electronic Imprint of the University of Virginia Press.
What is a networked book?
Mackenzie Wark, The Institute for the Future of the Book, 2006
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux's networked book by author Robert Frenay
Without Gods: Towards a Theory of Disbelief
Mitchell Stephens, The Institute for the Future of the Book, 2005