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Items in Bibliography, Library Science or Information Resources (General) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 30 days.

  • Google Me : One-Click Democracy / Barbara Cassin
    ZA 4234 G64 C37 2018eb

  • Taking Books to the World : American Publishers and the Cultural Cold War / Amanda Laugesen
    Z 473 F726 L38 2017eb

  • Censorship in Vietnam : Brave New World / Thomas A. Bass
    Z 658 V5 B37 2017eb

  • Reading as Collective Action : Text as Tactics / Nicholas Hengen Fox
    Z 1003.2 F69 2017eb

  • Traversals : The Use of Preservation for Early Electronic Writing / Stuard Moulthrop and Dene Grigar
    Z 701.3 C65 M688 2017eb

    An exercise in reclaiming electronic literary works on inaccessible platforms, examining four works as both artifacts and operations.

    Many pioneering works of electronic literature are now largely inaccessible because of changes in hardware, software, and platforms. The virtual disappearance of these works--created on floppy disks, in Apple's defunct HyperCard, and on other early systems and platforms--not only puts important electronic literary work out of reach but also signals the fragility of most works of culture in the digital age. In response, Dene Grigar and Stuart Moulthrop have been working to document and preserve electronic literature, work that has culminated in the Pathfinders project and its series of "Traversals"--video and audio recordings of demonstrations performed on historically appropriate platforms, with participation and commentary by the authors of the works.

    In Traversals, Moulthrop and Grigar mine this material to examine four influential early works: Judy Malloy's Uncle Roger (1986), John McDaid's Uncle Buddy's Phantom Funhouse (1993), Shelley Jackson's Patchwork Girl (1995) and Bill Bly's We Descend (1997), offering "deep readings" that consider the works as both literary artifacts and computational constructs. For each work, Moulthrop and Grigar explore the interplay between the text's material circumstances and the patterns of meaning it engages and creates, paying attention both to specificities of media and purposes of expression.

  • The Chinese Typewriter : A History / Thomas S. Mullaney
    Z 49.4 C4 M85 2017eb

  • Duplicator Underground : The Independent Publishing Industry in Communist Poland, 1976-1989 / edited by Gwido Zlatkes, Pawel Sowinski, and Ann M. Frenkel
    Z 365.3 D87 2016eb

  • A Descriptive Catalogue of the Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts of the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College / David T. Gura
    Z 6621 U6646 G87 2016eb

  • International Librarianship : Developing Professional, Intercultural, and Educational Leadership / edited by Constantia Constantinou, Michael J. Miller, and Kenneth Schlesinger
    Z 672.3 I585 2017eb

  • Quantitative Methods for Food Safety and Quality in the Vegetable Industry edited by Fernando Pérez-Rodríguez, Panagiotis Skandamis, Vasilis Valdramidis

  • Personal multimedia preservation : remembering or forgetting images and video / Vasileios Mezaris, Claudia Niederée, Robert H. Logie, editors

  • The evaluators' eye : impact assessment and academic peer review / Gemma Derrick
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