Monthly Archives: November 2012

Originally posted on Books, Libs, Scripts:
On hiatus until after the new year. See you then, folks!

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DH201 Post #7: Big Data, Second Draft

OK, here’s a more coherent entry for my Digital Humanities Encyclopedia project. The term big data is actually descriptive of the underlying phenomenon to which it refers. Big data refers to the streams of bits, numbers, texts, images, interactions, stimuli, … Continue reading

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PDA empowers librarians to return to title-by-title selection Exclusives: not available at other outlets/retailers/platforms e-book pagination Kindle editions Orlando Figes, or the muck that is Amazon reviews Managing a personal library Audible Library License Following up on my own posts … Continue reading

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Open Books Publishers

Open Book Publishers, the second publisher featured in this series is much different than RosettaBooks, its predecessor. While RosettaBooks is an aggressive commercial publisher, Open Book Publishers is an academic publisher “committed to making high-quality research available to readers around … Continue reading

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Grateful Acknowledgements

Besides the¬†acknowledgments¬†made to spouses, literary agents, and editors usually found in books, there is another type of grateful thanks acknowledged. This is the thanks given for permissions allowed to the author to use other content holders’ copyrighted materials. This type … Continue reading

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DH201 Post #6: Big Data

In addition to different on different teams that work on different tasks for the final project, each person in our class is responsible for contributing a piece of content to the encyclopedia. My piece of content, i.e. my two cents, … Continue reading

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RosettaBooks

This is going to the first in a series of posts where I talk about some publishers who I think are noteworthy in some ways. They may be innovative in an area that catch my eyes; they may have unusual … Continue reading

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