Lost Memory: Libraries and Archives Destroyed in the Twentieth Century

UNESCO 1996 – Lost Memory: Libraries and Archives Destroyed in the Twentieth Century (PDF) "The present document, prepared within the framework of the ‘Memory of the World’ Programme, under contract with ICA and IFLA, by J. van Albada and H. van der Hoeven, is an attempt to list major disasters that have destroyed or caused […]

Assorted Writings by Lawrence Liang

Liang 2012 – Shadow Libraries Liang 2010 – The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Book Liang 2010 – Beyond Representation: The Figure of the Pirate Liang 2005 – Porous Legalities and Avenues of Participation Dockray and Liang 2015 – Sharing Instinct: An Annotation of the Social Contract Through Shadow Libraries Liang 2011 – […]

Assorted Free Culture Texts

Most published under open licenses, some in the public domain. Michelle Wu 2016 – Collaborative Academic Library Digital Collections Post-Cambridge University Press, HathiTrust and Google Decisions on Fair Use Janneke Adema 2015 – Knowledge Production Beyond the Book Kathleen E. Kennedy 2015 – Medieval Hackers Mars, Zarroug, and Medak 2015 – Public Library (an essay) […]

Six Septembers: Mathematics for the Humanist

Juola and Ramsay 2017 – Six Septembers: Mathematics for the Humanist Source From the description: "Scholars of all stripes are turning their attention to materials that represent enormous opportunities for the future of humanistic inquiry. The purpose of this book is to impart the concepts that underlie the mathematics they are likely to encounter and […]

Paul Chan – My Own Private Alexandria – 2006

MP3 ZIP (381 MB) Paul Chan – My Own Private Alexandria – 2006 MASTER LIST IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER Happiness in slavery by Jean Paulhan (1954) 00:30:30 / Mispronounced French / ISBN 0345301110 / KEYWORDS: History, Philosophy, Barbados, slave rebellion, Story of O, Pauline Reage, freedom, love letter, scared of freedom, freedom as necessity, decency, […]

Fleuron: A Database of Eighteenth-Century Printers’ Ornaments

From the Fleuron site: > Fleuron is a database of eighteenth-century printers’ ornaments. Eighteenth-century books were highly decorated and decorative. Their pages were adorned with ornaments that ranged from small floral embellishments to large and intricate head- and tailpieces, depicting all manner of people, places, and things. Fleuron includes ornaments cut by hand in blocks […]