Rare Book School
Preliminary Reading List
- Furlough, Mike. “What We Talk About, When We Talk About Repositories.” Reference & User Services Quarterly (49:1, 18-23). And see updated version, prepared for Hacking the Academy: http://www.personal.psu.edu/mjf25/blogs/on_furlough/2010/05/sepulchres.html
- Malpas, Constance. “Cloud-sourcing Research Collections: Managing Print in the Mass-digitized Library Environment.” OCLC Research. January 2011. http://ww.oclc.org/research/publications/library/2011/2011-01.pdf
- McDonough, Jerome. “XML, Interoperability and the Social Construction of Markup Languages: The Library Example.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 3:3 (Summer 2009). http://digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/3/3/000064/000064.html
- McGann, Jerome. “On Creating a Usable Future.” Profession 2011, pp. 182-95. http://www.mlajournals.org/toc/prof/2011/1
- Scholarly Communication Institute 9 Report (2011): “New-Model Scholarly Communication: Road Map for Change” http://www.uvasci.org/current-institute/sci-9-report/
- Smith, Abby, “The Research Library in the 21st Century: Collecting, Preserving, and Making Accessible Resources for Scholarship.” No Brief Candle: Reconceiving Research Libraries for the 21st Century (August 2008). http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub142/smith.html
Read these if you have time, before or after the course.
- Companion to Digital Literary Studies, ed. Ray Siemens and Susan Schreibman (Oxford: Blackwell, 2008).
Chapters 6, 24, and 30 are the most obviously relevant.
- Deegan, Marilyn and Kathryn Sutherland, eds. Text Editing, Print and the Digital World (Ashgate, 2009).
Chapters 1, 2, 4, and 9 are most relevant to the course.
- Grafton, Anthony. “Apocalypse in the Stacks? The Research Library in the Age of Google.” Daedalus 138.1 (2009): 87-98.