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Lever Press Sets Gears in Motion

Despite slow start, open-access digital scholarship publisher expects to publish first works this year.

Librarians have been talking excitedly about Lever Press, an open-access publisher for digital scholarship led by liberal arts colleges, for several years... The press hired a senior acquisition editor in August and now has several works under contract, pending approval from the press's editorial board.

Technology at the Library: Long-Hidden Text Is Uncovered in Alexander Hamilton Letter

Another example of the use of technology to recover text:

Julie Miller, "Technology at the Library: Long-Hidden Text Is Uncovered in Alexander Hamilton Letter,"  Library of Congress blog, January 11, 2018, https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2018/01/technology-at-the-library-long-hidden-text-is-uncovered-...

 

New Book - Reading and Writing Knowledge in Scientific Communities: Digital Humanities and Knowledge Construction

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Author: Gérald Kembellec, Évelyne Broudoux
Title: Reading and Writing Knowledge in Scientific Communities: Digital Humanities and Knowledge Construction

New project makes historic LGBT newspaper available online

An article on the digitization of the Bay Area Report, an LGBT magazine founded in 1971:

"An initiative to put the full contents of the longest-running continuously published LGBT weekly in the United States online has reached its first milestone with the posting of five years of historic back issues."

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