Books.Files: New project to help scholars assess digital components of today’s bookmaking

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The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland and the Book Industry Study Group recently announced "Books.Files, a new project funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to assess the potential for the archival collection and scholarly study of digital assets associated with today’s trade publishing and bookmaking... this project represents the first organized attempt to put ambassadors from the scholarly communities traditionally invested in safeguarding and studying the material history of bookmaking into contact and conversation with thought leaders and influencers from the contemporary publishing world."

Source: Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, November 1, 2017,