Tag Archives: Social Edition

(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Like some of my classmates, I have had a number of serious questions about the arbitrariness of our Wikisource annotations. Based on the lack of definitive guidelines that Wikisource offers to contributors, it is pretty safe to suggest there’s a … Continue reading

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Between annotation and John Oliver Hobbes

When it comes to annotation and critical editions, I am a relative outsider to the genre. In my entire life, the only example of this type of project that I’ve read was a critical edition of Anne Frank’s diary. I … Continue reading

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Social edition article on Wikipedia

I just started the article Social edition on Wikipedia so that we can include it as part of the introduction to our own social edition. Currently there’s a number of areas that need attention. Can anyone help out? A more … Continue reading

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Readability versus Preservation – A Debate in Digitization

Maintaining textual integrity is supposedly a foundational aspect of editing, but this does not always appear to hold true when creating digital editions. By textual integrity I mean maintaining not only the content of the work, but also the formatting … Continue reading

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The Social Edition: Old and New Not Necessarily Something Blue

The social edition—combining social media, scholarly production and the “electronic form”–for example The Devonshire Manuscript—sits among the same chaos, uncertainty and ineffective censoring plaguing all of the world wide web. Ray Siemens et al. in “Toward modeling the social edition: … Continue reading

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And So Our Social Experiment Begins: The Difficulties of Editing Socially

This week we have started our adventures in social editing with the first series of blog posts and an introduction to Wikisource. For those readers who might be confused about what exactly we, as a class of graduate students, are … Continue reading

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Education and the Digital Humanities Community

In response to our introduction to digital humanities, our class has expressed shared concerns regarding the social edition, including a desire to preserve and protect the roles of editors, experts, material texts, and close reading skills as valued parts of … Continue reading

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Initial Reflection on Social Edition

As I was reading the Siemens et. al. article “Toward Modeling the Social Edition…” I was initially struck by how much I take the internet and all of the information that it holds for granted. I’ve known for quite a … Continue reading

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