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Doc Martyn's Soul: The Internet of Things

Let’s put a chip in books. Let’s get data out of books. Let’s have a sensor linked to the pages. I’m not writing about digital content; I’m talking good, old print books. 986 more words


A midsummer night’s dream

We have recently digitised two very charming items from the Rylands Children’s Collections, both of which lend themselves beautifully to a blog post.

The first is an item that I was very excited to come across through a customer enquiry. 498 more words


Sending the book to Print

When sending the book for print it was extremely daunting. I had never really dealt with a professional printers before so I was a little worried. 59 more words

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CfP: Consumerism and Prestige: The Materiality of Literature in the Postindustrial Age, FU Berlin, June 30 - July 1

Our associated scholar Bernhard Metz is co-organizing an international workshop on the materiality of the book and issues of consumerism to be held at Freie Universität Berlin. 604 more words


Conference: Medium, Object, Metaphor: The Printed Book in Contemporary American Culture. Konstanz, 5-7 November 2015

Our new associated scholar Heike Schäfer has alerted us to the following conference which she is convening in Konstanz in November:

The conference brings together European and North American scholars from the fields of literary studies, cultural studies, book studies, and media studies to discuss the changing cultural functions that the printed book performs in the digital age. 276 more words