Category Archives: Paratext (devices and conventions)

Bookmarking Book Art – Abigail Thomas

Micro-Pages, a book arts exhibition curated by Abigail Thomas, toured throughout the UK in 2009 & 2010. As a participating artist as well as being the curator and project instigator, and having worked in a library/archive for several years, I wanted … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art — Emma Taylor, updated 20140205

The fate of the book is becoming more and more critical as digital replacements ingrain themselves deeper into our society.  To me the possibility of the end of the book is a tragic one; I appreciate books as an object … Continue reading

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Bookmark for Marginalia and Note-taking

Earlier this month, we saw the release of the Open Annotation Community Group’s specification of the Open Annotation Core Data Model, an interoperable framework for creating annotations that can be easily shared between platforms.  The work, directed by Robert Sanderson … Continue reading

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Bookmark for “A Brief History of Reading” (and a Revisit of “The Future of Reading?”)

LiveInk® cleverly demonstrates how the display of writing has developed by presenting the following quotation from Aristotle’s On Interpretation in the forms in which it would have appeared in the different stages of the A Brief History of Reading. “Spoken words are the symbols … Continue reading

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Bookmarking “imposition” – the craft of learning by doing

Under the blog name “Wynken de Worde,” Sarah Werner  writes about books, early modern culture, and those of us who may be postmodern readers — when she is not preparing the syllabus for her course at the Folger Shakespeare Library. … Continue reading

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Bookmarking the Footnote

Liz Castro’s blog “Pigs, Gourds, and Wikis” performs a stellar service to the evolution of the book by focusing the spotlight on how EPUB 3 supports footnotes in ebooks (with a snippet from Dave Cramer‘s EPUB 3 version of Moby … Continue reading

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