barefootsong: Lots of books. (books)
Two lectures this week! One at Dumbarton Oaks about a manuscript digitization project and one just down the road at Georgetown University about cultural authority and intellectual property in the digital humanities.

digitizing remote/endangered manuscripts )

photography exhibit )

cultural authority and intellectual property )

Definitely some more interesting things to think about!
barefootsong: bluebells and green grass (bluebells)
Today I attended a roundtable and lecture at the National Gallery of Art. The roundtable discussed "Digital Projects in the Humanities" and the lecture was titled, "The History of Books and the Digital Future."

roundtable )

lecture )

I enjoyed these lectures very much, as they provided much to think over and peruse further. It was definitely an afternoon well-spent!

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The random musings of a librarian with a passion for reading (duh), a vast curiosity about the world, and a penchant for noticing things most people don't (like the way sunlight falls through the leaves on a tree).


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