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a born-digital, open-review volume edited by Jack Dougherty and Kristen Nawrotzki

How to make a cleaner printout of your Writing History essay with comments

“How can I print out my current draft?” and “How can I see all of the comments on my essay?” are two of the questions most commonly asked by contributors to Writing History in the Digital Age. Today we modified the print styling code in our CommentPress plugin theme to […]

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last day of open peer review (with 850 comments so far) for Writing History in the Digital Age

With over 850 comments so far, our eight-week open peer review for Writing History in the Digital Age will conclude at midnight (Eastern time), Monday, November 28th, 2011. Here’s what some of our readers have written about the process on their own blogs. Charlotte D. Rochez writes about her experiences as […]

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Schrag-Cohen debate on developmental editing and PressForward

Follow the healthy debate between Zachary Schrag and Dan Cohen on the “developmental editing” of scholarly work in traditional journals and online innovations (such as PressForward by the Center for History and New Media). Cohen mentions Writing History in the Digital Age, our open peer-reviewed edited volume of thirty essays, and contrasts […]

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Open peer review (500 comments so far) extended to Nov 28th

We’re delighted to have had so much feedback from readers of Writing History in the Digital Age (over 500 comments so far) and would like to accommodate schedules of those who wish to contribute more. Therefore, we have extended the open peer review window by two weeks, from Nov 14th to Nov 28th (the Monday […]

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two weeks remain for open peer review

Since launching the open peer review of Writing History in the Digital Age in early October, we’ve seen quite a bit of activity on the site, including substantive exchanges between readers and authors. So far, over 2,500 unique visitors have posted over 300 comments on essays. In addition, several people have blogged about […]

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Reshaping the Writing of History in the Digital Age

In their new web-book, Writing History in the Digital Age, Professor Jack Dougherty and Co-editor Kristen Nawrotzki will demonstrate how academics can replace what has been a costly, secretive and lengthy publishing process with open-access online scholarship. . . read more in this news post by Trinity College.

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more blog posts about Writing History in the Digital Age

Bill Caraher’s blog, The New Archeology of the Mediterranean World, offers his “overarching comments on the volume” regarding the challenges of intellectual coherence, institutional pressures, methodological awareness, and looking toward the future. See also a new post by digitalculturebooks at the University of Michigan that reflects on “rethinking peer review” […]

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Writing History in the Digital Age joins Open Access Week

Writing History in the Digital Age is proud to participate in Open Access Week, October 24-30th, 2011, to build awareness of the new norm in scholarly communication. Our born-digital edited volume, under contract with the University of Michigan Press for the Digital Humanities Series of its digitalculturebooks imprint, is freely accessible under […]

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our web-book on WorldCat

Thanks to the Trinity College Library staff, the Fall 2011 open peer review edition of Writing History in the Digital Age is now listed on WorldCat at http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/756644249  

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other blogs on Writing History in the Digital Age

In Now and Then: An American Social History Project Blog, Ellen Noonan describes it as “an admirable attempt to push the historical profession forward into a new age of writing, evaluating, and publishing scholarly work. (And in that respect it reminds me of Roy Rosenzweig’s long ago experimental “hypertext issue” […]

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Source: http://writinghistory.trincoll.edu/blog/page/2/