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Please find all readings either at the URLs provided or in the Digital Antiquarian Workshop 2015 Zotero Group for workshop participants. Items with a * are suggested, but not required reading.

June 1, Monday: Organizing a Collection
Articles and Selections

  • Baker, Nicholson. “Discards.” New Yorker, April 4, 1994.
    N.B. Second half of this can be skimmed
  • Degutis, Alan. “AAS NEH NAIP Application,” July 2014.
  • Drucker, Johanna. “Distributed and Conditional Documents: Conceptualizing Bibliographical Alterities.” MATLIT: Revista Do Programa de Doutoramento Em Materialidades Da Literatura 2, no. 1 (November 8, 2014): 11–29.
  • Gaskell, Philip. A New Introduction to Bibliography. Winchester, UK: St. Paul’s Bibliographies, 1995. Selection.
  • *Gura, Philip. The American Antiquarian Society, 1812-2012: A Bicentennial History. Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society, 2012. Selection.
  • Karian, Stephen. “The Limitations and Possibilities of the ESTC.” Age of Johnson: A Scholarly Annual, MLA-IB, 21 (2011): 283–97.
  • *Kirschenbaum, Matthew, and Sarah Werner. “Digital Scholarship and Digital Studies: The State of the Discipline.” Book History 17, no. 1 (2014): 406–58.
  • Lee, Hur-Li, and Lei Zhang. “Tracing the Conceptions and Treatment of Genre in Anglo-American Cataloging.” Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 51, no. 8 (November 2013): 891–912.
  • *McKenzie, D.F. “Computers and the Humanities: A Personal Synthesis of Conference Issues.” In Scholarship and Technology in the Humanities. Hampshire, UK: British Library, 1991. doi:1991.
  • Pasternack, Howard. “Online Catalogs and the Retrospective Conversion of Special Collections.” Rare Books and Manuscripts Librarianship, 1990, 71–76.
  • Van Hooland, Seth, and Ruben Verbough. “Reconciling.” In Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums: How to Clean, Link and Publish Your Metadata. Chicago: American Library Association, 2014.

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Resources

  • Bibliographic Standards Committee, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Association of College and Research Libraries, and The Policy and Standards Office of the Library of Congress. Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books). Washington, DC: Cataloging Distribution Service Library of Congress, 2011.

June 2, Tuesday: Records
Articles and Selections

  • Amory, Hugh. “A Note on Statistics.” In History of the Book in America, Vol. 1, 2000.
  • Blair, Ann. 2010. Too Much to Know: Managing Scholarly Information Before the Modern Age. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Selection.
  • Gross, Robert A. “Bibliography and the AAS Catalog: A Note on Tables.” In History of the Book in America, edited by Robert A. Gross and Mary Kelley, Vol. 2. Durham, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.
  • *Muñoz, Trevor. “Data Curation as Publishing for the Digital Humanities.” Journal of Digital Humanities, November 22, 2013.
  • Piper, Andrew. Book Was There: Reading in Electronic Times. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. Selections.
  • Thomale, Jason. “Interpreting MARC: Where’s the Bibliographic Data?” The Code4Lib Journal, no. 11 (September 21, 2010).
    N.B. Do not get bogged down in the coding details including in this article
  • Werner, Sarah. “Where Material Book Culture Meets Digital Humanities.”Digital Humanities 1, no. 33 (Summer 2013).

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June 3, Wednesday: Records and Newspapers
Articles and Selections

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June 4, Thursday: Editorial Practices
Articles and Selections

  • Brown, Richard D. 1989. “William Bentley and the Ideal of Universal Information in the Enlightened Republic.” In Knowledge Is Power: The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700-1865. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • *Liu, Alan. “Transcendental Data: Toward a Cultural History and Aesthetics of the New Encoded Discourse.” Critical Inquiry 31, no. 1 (Autumn 2004): 49–84.
  • McGann, Jerome. A Critique of Modern Textual Criticism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983. Selections.
  • *Ruffin, J. Rixey. A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • Tanselle, Thomas. A Rationale of Textual Criticism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992. Selections.

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June 5, Friday: Graphic Arts
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