Announcing THATCamp Publishing!

In conjunction with the 2011 Digital Library Federation Forum, there will be a THATCamp Publishing on Sunday, October 30th, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore, Maryland. The chief topic will be new forms of scholarly and trade publishing, especially as facilitated by academic libraries and university presses. Watch this space and/or follow @thatcamppublish for updates.

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About Amanda French

(Please ask any THATCamp questions on the THATCamp forums at http://thatcamp.org/forums — I’m no longer THATCamp Coordinator.)

I am now a member of the THATCamp Council, and I am the former THATCamp Coordinator and Research Assistant Professor at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, in which capacity I provided support for THATCamp organizers and participants, maintained http://thatcamp.org, traveled to some (not all!) THATCamps, and directed large-scale projects such as the Proceedings of THATCamp. Before that, I worked with the NYU Archives and Public History program on an NHPRC-funded project to create a model digital curriculum for historian-archivists. I held the Council on Library and Information Resources Postdoctoral Fellowship at NCSU Libraries from 2004 to 2006, and afterward taught graduate and undergraduate courses at NCSU in Victorian literature and poetry as well as in the digital humanities and in advanced academic research methods. At the University of Virginia, while earning my doctorate in English, I encoded texts in first SGML and then XML for the Rossetti Archive and the Electronic Text Center. My 2004 dissertation was a history of the villanelle, the poetic form of Dylan Thomas’ “Do not go gentle into that good night” and Elizabeth Bishop’s “One Art.”

2 Responses to Announcing THATCamp Publishing!

  1. I attended the first day of THATCamp Philly last week and found the sessions—I particularly looked at Omeka—extremely informative, practical, and useful. I’m working on a way to get to THATCamp Baltimore since the emphasis on publishing makes it even more relevant. Also the Camp afforded a great opportunity to meet and connect with a variety of bright people working in a number of growing areas of scholarly communication. Definitely worth the time and effort!

  2. Awesome, Patrick. Don’t forget that you can apply for a $500 or $250 fellowship (till tomorrow, 9/30): thatcamp.org/fellowships

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