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Pop Culture Meets Pop Culture

Published on June 20, 2014 by in Miscellanea

Check out the new homepage of the English Broadside Ballad Archive, where you can read about the Deadliest Catch from 1742, catch the latest, early-modern episodes of CSI, and even find out what the Real Housewives were up to back in the 1700′s.  The new interface lets you pick your

 
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Slides from Bodleian Library “Mapping the British Booktrades” workshop Mayy 22, 2014

Published on May 28, 2014 by in Miscellanea

Slides from my presentation at the Bodleian Library’s “Mapping the British Booktrades” workshop held on May 22, 2014 at Merton College, Oxford University can be found here. The presentation provides an overview of the redesign of the English Short Title Catalogue that is currently underway. The presentation includes depictions of

 
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Slides from Talk at Huntington Library Conference on Broadside Ballads

Published on April 16, 2014 by in Miscellanea

Attached are the slides from my recent talk, “Ballad Sheet Forensics, Preservation, and the Digital Archive,” the final presentation at the Huntington Library’s Living English Broadside Ballads conference, April 4-5, 2014 (http://www.huntington.org/uploadedFiles/Files/PDFs/broadside_conf.pdf). The talk focused on the need to reconsider our understanding of what constitutes the “information” that we are

 
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EBBA Awarded 5th NEH Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Grant

Published on March 27, 2014 by in News

I’m excited to announce that today we received word that EBBA has been awarded its 5th NEH Collections and Reference Resources Grant.  Funding from this award will allow us to update the user interface, enhancing both human and machine access to the archive, and to add to the EBBA collection

 
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The Physical is the New Ephemeral

Published on March 13, 2014 by in Miscellanea

Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, the nascent period of what is now increasingly refered to as the Digital Humanities, one particular criticism dominated the academy at large’s resistance to the digital in all its forms: the ephemerality of the digital. Entire conferences, numerous books, and more journal articles and

 
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