From the Web: The Multigraph Collective and Interacting with Print

In the latest Perspectives on History, editor Allison Miller tells the fascinating story of the Multigraph Collective, a group of 22 book historians and print scholars from Canada, the US, and the UK interested in the materiality and interactivity of reading who employed a radical form of electronic collaboration to produce the jointly composed and edited "multigraph,"

From the Web: University Press of New England to Shut Down in December

Dartmouth News reports that the publishing consortium run by Dartmouth College and Brandeis University will be shutting down by the end of 2018, with Dartmouth College Press and Brandeis University Press taking control of their own imprints.

From the Web: Elements of Indigenous Style

Book Channel readers following developments in editing will be interested in a new interview from the CBC with editor Gregory Younging, whose Elements of Indigenous Style came out last month. In addition to addressing the challenges facing Indigenous authors, Younging discusses issues of editorial style and preserving the author's voice. 

From the Web: Progress in Open-Access Publishing for Digital Scholarship

Book Channel readers will note with interest a story from Inside Higher Ed about progress made by Lever Press toward its first publications later this year. Launched in 2016, Lever Press is a new initiative to publish rigorous academic works that were "born digital" and intended for access online.

The Center for Research Libraries | Global Resources Network

The Center for Research Libraries is an international consortium that collects research materials and makes them available to members. While the majority of the collections are in print or microfilm, digitization efforts contribute to an ever-growing body of resources accessible online

How should historians discuss LGBT+ history in textbooks?

Book Channel readers may be interested in an ethical and methodological question posed by Theresa Harrington for The Atlantic"Should history textbooks 'out' LGBT figures?"

Harrington cites a new California law to adopt K-12 history textbooks that highlight the contributions of LGBT people. The conundrum, of course, is how to discuss the identities of people who would not have referred to themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, etc. during their own lifetimes.

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