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Mapping the Republic of Letters

April 29th, 2013 by Michael Winter

A collaborative, interdisciplinary, and international project in the digital humanities, Mapping the Republic of Letters, centered at Stanford University, presents visualizations that analyze “big data” relating to the world of early-modern scholars, with a focus primarily on their correspondence, travel, and social networks. The project makes use of quantitative metrics while retaining a committment to the qualitative methods of the humanities.

What is the Digital Public Library of America?

April 8th, 2013 by David Michalski

The Digital Public Library of America is set to be lauched April 18, 2013, but what is it?

Tim Carmody explains in his post “How the Digital Public Library of America hopes to build a real public commons.” on The Verge

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