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Beyond Antagonism: At the NFAIS Humanities Roundtable

Last week I had a chance to discuss publishing, digital humanities, and sustainability models with a group from the National Federation for Advanced Information Systems (NFAIS). The meeting, NFAIS’s Humanities Roundtable, included representatives from several scholarly societies, library vendors, and academic libraries. It was an interesting cross-section (and intersection) of fields and trades, but what

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Made in the (Canadian) Shade: Reporting from HASTAC 2013

At one point in Paola Antonelli’s HASTAC 2013 keynote, she gave a dispirited frown and held out her thumb and forefinger, pinky extended, clutching an imaginary teacup.  She was considering the recent explosion of 3D printing and the sometimes unfortunate products of easy fabrication. Just because we can make something, she said (to paraphrase), doesn’t

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Anvil Editor Fred Moody @ Davidson College

I recently spent a delightful and enlightening day on the campus of Davidson College, meeting with the undergraduate group Consortium of Liberal Arts Writers (CLAW) and representatives from the Forum for Undergraduate Student Editors (FUSE).  Topics under discussion ranged from bringing the traditional (print) college literary magazine online, possibly in a multi-publication collaborative space, to

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Beyond the Dark: Evaluating Digital Scholarship @ MLA

Last year at this time I wrote that the MLA seemed to be undergoing a sea change, a shift away from the beleaguered and the drab and the sparsely attended 8:30am session on Walter Pater and the Posthuman Sublime and toward a more fully networked field of true collegiality. And the prime mover behind all

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Federations, Coalitions, and Consortia: Anvil Academic @ DLF Forum 2012

Thanks again to everyone at this year’s Digital Library Federation Forum for stopping by to ask questions and say hello during the Anvil poster presentation! The level of interest, the number of insightful questions, and the suggestions for future exploration were truly energizing and inspiring. For anyone interested in taking a look, the full poster

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