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Digital Scholarship Syllabus

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AMCV220: Digital Scholarship, Spring 2010
Susan Smulyan (Susan_Smulyan@brown.edu)Room 211, 82 Waterman StreetOffice hours: Tuesday, 2:30-4 and by appointmentCourse meets twice a week, T/Th, 1-2:20
on Tuesdays in the Bopp Room, John Hay Library, Fourth Floor 
on Thursday at the CDS Digital Production Center, Rock 202 (two labs willbe held in different spaces as noted below)OCRA password: digital
Thursday, January 28: IntroductionTuesday, February 2:
DISCUSSION/History of Information
 Alex Wright,
Glut: Mastering Information Through the Ages
(Ithaca, NY:Cornell University Press, 2007). OCRA—PDFIntroduction, Chapters 1, 8-12; pp. 1-21; 143-238Vannevar Bush, “As We May Think,”
 Atlantic Monthly 
(July 1945).http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/194507/bush Thursday, February 4:
LAB/Making images digital
 Scanning, video, images, photoshop, energeticsLindsay Elgin, Digital Photographer, Center for Digital ScholarshipTuesday, February 9:
DISCUSSION/Where are we now?
 Daniel J. Cohen and Roy Rosenzweig
, Digital history: a guide togathering, preserving, and presenting the past on the Web
(Philadelphia :University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006).http://chnm.gmu.edu/digitalhistory/ Debra DeRuyver and Jennifer Evans, “Digital Junction,”
58:3 (September 2006): 943-980. OCRA – LINKYola: Build a Free Website:http://www.yola.com/ Thursday, February 11:
LAB/Public Humanities Toolbox
 Flickr, ScribD, Google Maps, Wikis, Odeo, APIAl Lees, MA in Public Humanities Student
Tuesday, February 16:
DISCUSSION/Changing Scholarship
 Alan Liu,
The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information
1-10; 285-389; 399-404; 475-493. OCRA-- PDFJulia Flanders, “The Productive Unease of Digital Humanities Scholarship”
Digital Humanities Quarterly 
3:3 (Summer 2009)http://digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/3/3/000055.html# “Council on Library and Information Resources and The NationalEndowment for the Humanities, “Working Together or Apart: Promoting theNext Generation of Digital Scholarship” March 2009 OCRA-PDF
 Asking Questions and Building a Research Agenda for Digital Scholarship
, by Amy Friedlander, 1-15
The Changing Landscape of American Studies in a Global Era
,by Caroline Levander, 27-33
Information Visualization: Challenge for the Humanities
, by MaureenStone, 43-56A Digital Humanities Manifesto;http://manifesto.humanities.ucla.edu/2009/05/29/the-digital-humanities-manifesto-20/ Center for Digital Scholarship, Brown (Review “Digital Collections”;“Faculty and Student Projects”)http://dl.lib.brown.edu/index.html Thursday, February 18:
 Elli Mylonas, Associate Director, Center for Digital ScholarshipAndy Ashton, Senior Research Programmer Analyst, CDSTuesday, February 23: VacationThursday, February 25:
LAB/Web Publishing
HTML, Word Press, DrupalAndy Ashton, Senior Research Programmer Analyst, CDSBen Tyler, Digital Initiatives Librarian, CDSTuesday, March 2:
DISCUSSION/Changing Dissemination
 John B. Thompson,
Books in the Digital Age: The Transformation of  Academic and Higher Education Publishing in Britain and the United States
, 2005. OCRA – PDFIntroduction: 1-14Part I: The Publishing Business, 15-80Part IV: The Digital Revolution, 309-439
Digital Humanities Now:http://www.dancohen.org/2009/11/18/introducing-digital-humanities-now/#comments In Media Res:http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/ Media Commons:http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/ Thursday, March 4:
Project Consultations
(Susan + Elli Mylonas + others)Tuesday, March 9:
DISCUSSION/Changing Libraries and Archives
Ken Chad and Tom Miller, “Do Libraries Matter?” Talis Applications, 2005.OCRA -- PDFG. Sayeed Choudhury and David Seaman, “The Virtual Library” in
TheCompanion to Digital Literary Studies
, eds., Susan Schreibman and RaySiemans (Oxford: Blackwell’s, 2008).http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companionDLS/ Richard Cox, "Machines in the archives: Technology and the comingtransformation of archival reference"
First Monday [Online] 
, 12: 11 (28October 2007)http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/2029/1894 Council on Library and Information Resources, “No Brief Candle:Reconceiving Research Libraries for the 21st Century” August 2008(OCRA—PDF)Part I: A Continuing Discussion on Research Libraries in the 21stCentury, 1-12The Research Library in the 21st Century: Collecting, Preserving,and Making Accessible Resources for Scholarship,
by Abby Smith
,13-20A New Value Equation Challenge: The Emergence of eResearch andRoles for Research Libraries,
by Richard E. Luce
, 42-50Leveraging Digital Technologies in Service to Culture and Society:The Role of Libraries as Collaborators,
by Lee L. Zia,
66-74Internet Archive:http://www.archive.org/ Thursday, March 11:
LAB/Making digital audio
 Location: Orwig Music LibraryNed Quist, Music Librarian

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