A Brief (Hyperlinked) Bibliography

Theory and Criticism

Britt, M. Anne et al. "Using Hypertext to Study and Reason about Historical Evidence." In Hypertext and Cognition. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1996, pp. 43-72.

Cotkin, George. "Hyping the Text": Hypertext, Postmodernism, and the Historian." American Studies 37 (Fall 1996): 103-16.

Bush, Vannevar. "As We May Think." Atlantic Monthly, July 1945.

Darnton, Robert. "The New Age of the Book." New York Review of Books, March 4, 1999.

Kaplan, Nancy. "E-Literacies: Politexts, Hypertexts and Other Cultural Formations in the Late Age of Print." At http://metalab.unc.edu/cmc/mag/1995/mar/kaplan.html

O'Donnell, James J. Avatars of the Word: From Papyrus to Cyberspace. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 1998. Also http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/jod/avatars

Okerson, A.S., and J.J. O'Donnell, eds. Scholarly Journals at the Crossroads: A Subversive Proposal for Electronic Publishing. Washington, DC, 1995.

Rosenzweig, Roy and Steve Brier. "Historians and Hypertext: Is It More Than Hype?" Perspectives: American Historical Association Newsletter 32.3 (1994): 3-6.

The Voice of the Shuttle. At http://vos.ucsb.edu/shuttle/techwrit.html


How To

An Atlas of Cyberspaces. At http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/atlas.html

Berkman, Robert. The Scholar's Guide to Research in the Digital Age: How to Make the Most of the Internet, Digital Libraries, E-journals, and More. New York: NYU Press, 1999.

The Electronic References and Scholarly Citations of Internet Sources (The World-Wide Web Virtual Library). At http://www.spaceless.com

Keating, Anne B. with Joseph Hargitai. The Wired Professor: A Guide to Incorporating the World Wide Web in College Instruction. New York: NYU Press, 1999. At http://www.nyupress.nyu.edu/professor.html

Walker, Janice R. and Todd Taylor. The Columbia Guide to Online Style. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998.


New Developments

Carr, Sylvia. "Electronic Books: The Texts of Tomorrow" CNET News.com. At http://www.cnet.com/Content/Gadgets/Techno/Ebooks

Carvajal, Doreen. "Racing to Convert Books to Bytes: Evolving Market for E-Titles." The New York Times, December 9, 1999

Kent State University. "The Future of Print Media." At http://www.jmc.kent.edu/futureprint

Kirkpatrick, David D. "The French Revolution Will Be Webcast." At http://www.linguafranca.com/0007/inside-webcast.html

Reid, Calvin. "UPs Team Up to Offer E-Books." At http://www.publishersweekly.com/articles/20010108

Smith, Dinitia. "Is This the End of the Story for Books? No, Experts Say, but You'd Better Get Ready to E-Read." The New York Times, November 20, 1999.

U.S. News Online. "Why Not Create a National Library Online?" At http://www.usnews.com/usnews/issue/980504/4tele.html


Some Web Sites of Interest to Historians

The Dolly Madison Project.
Presents an account of the life of Dolly Madison supported by collections of letters and engravings. At http://moderntimes.vcdh.virginia.edu/madison/index.html

A Hundred Highlights from the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (The National Library of the Netherlands). Presents 100 of the finest examples of book culture in the Netherlands. At http://www.kb.nl/kb/100hoogte/index-en.html

The Labyrinth: A World Wide Web Server for Medieval Studies. The standard for medieval studies on the Internet, with full texts, graphics, and bibliography. At http://www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth

The Making of America, created by the Digital Library Production Service at the University of Michigan, is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. It contains approximately 1,600 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. At http://www.umdl.umich.edu/moa

Matrix: Resources for the Study of Women's Religious Communities. At http://matrix.bc.edu/MatrixWebData/matrix.html

The Perseus Project: An Evolving Digital Library on Ancient Greece is a large database including texts, lexicons, images and maps on ancient Greece. At http://www.perseus.tufts.edu

The Valley of the Shadow. Conceived and authored by the University of Virginia historian Edward L. Ayers, and maintained by the Virginia Center for Digital History. It takes two communities, one Northern and one Southern, through the experience of the American Civil War. The project is a hypermedia archive of thousands of sources for the period before, during, and after the Civil War. At http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/vshadow2

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1830-1930 includes 16 projects with about 320 documents, 50 images, and a large number of links to related sites. At http://womhist.binghamton.edu

WWW History of Telecommunications offers a comprehensive summary of the history of telecommunications created by a team of communications engineering students at Fachhochschule für Technik Esslingen, Germany. At http://www.fht-esslingen.de/telehistory

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