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Book Series: New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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Social Knowledge Creation in the Humanities: Volume 1

The ubiquity of social media has transformed the scope and scale of scholarly communication in the arts and humanities. The consequences of this new participatory and collaborative environment for humanities research has allowed for fresh approaches to communicating research. Social Knowledge Creation takes up the norms and customs of online life to reorient, redistribute, and oftentimes flatten traditional academic hierarchies. This book discusses the implications of how humanists communicate with the world and looks to how social media shapes research methods.

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Early Modern Studies after the Digital Turn

The essays collected in this volume address the digital humanities’ core tensions: fast and slow; surficial and nuanced; quantitative and qualitative. Every essay in this book is concerned with the human-machine dynamic, as it bears on early modern research objects and methods.

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A Social Edition of the Devonshire Manuscript (BL MS Add 17,492)

This volume of the New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies series is the Devonshire Manuscript (BL MS Add. 17492), a verse miscellany belonging to the 1530s and early 1540s. This edition publishes the contents of the manuscript in their entirety, documenting well the manuscript's place as the earliest sustained example in English of men and women writing together in a community.

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New Technologies and Renaissance Studies II

This volume brings together some of the best work from the New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies panels at the Renaissance Society of America (RSA) annual meetings for the years 2004–2010.

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Digitizing Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture

The aim of this book is to encapsulate the potential that digital technologies pose for Medieval Material Culture, providing examples of leading projects worldwide which are enabling new forms of research in this area. The text aims to provide a broad overview of the tools now used by historians, including text encoding, digitization, and visualization, and juxtaposing this with core concerns from historians investigating particular research questions.

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Electronic Publishing: Politics and Pragmatics

This book explores the practical aspects of electronic publication and reflect on the politics of the knowledge landscape that is emerging. Their accounts of such practical matters as Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and coding standards form part of a larger consideration of the new knowledge economy and how the humanities disciplines will fare in a world that increasingly trusts its cultural heritage to magnetism and laser optics rather than inks and paper.

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New Technologies and Renaissance Studies

The first volume of the series, New Technologies and Renaissance Studies, presents a collection of contributions from the the annual "conference within a conference" of the same name which takes place during the Renaissance Sociey of America (RSA) gathering, dedicated specifically to the intersection of computational methods and Renaissance Studies. Papers in this volume are from their inception at the 2001 meeting in Chicago to the 2005 meeting in Cambridge.

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