Scholarly Research and Writing in the Age of Annotation

Scholarly Research and
Writing in the Age of
Annotation
Dr. Jeremy Dean
@dr_jdean
Scholarly Research and
Writing in the Age of
Annotation
Dr. Jeremy Dean
@dr_jdean
“We have all seized the white perimeter as our own
and reached for a pen if only to show
we did not just laze in an armchair turning pages;
we pressed a thought into the wayside,
planted an impression along the verge.”
–Billy Collins, “Marginalia”
The Case for Annotation
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an ancient academic practice
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comprehension, analysis
updated for the 21st century
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searchable, multimedia, interconnected, social
“Wholly new forms of encyclopedias will appear,
ready made with a mesh of associative trails
running through them, ready to be dropped into
the memex and there amplified.”
–Vannevar Bush, “As We May Think” (1945)
“…and there amplified."
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amplifying research
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amplifying scholarly conversation
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amplifying the publication process
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amplifying scholarship beyond the tower
amplifying research…
“…and there amplified."
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amplifying research
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amplifying collaboration
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amplifying the publication process
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amplifying scholarship beyond the tower
amplifying collaboration…
“…and there amplified."
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amplifying research
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amplifying collaboration
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amplifying editorial
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amplifying scholarship beyond the tower
amplifying editorial…
“…and there amplified."
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amplifying research
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amplifying collaboration
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amplifying editorial
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amplifying engagement
amplifying engagement…
Annotation within the Publishing Process
research author
review
pre-publication
proof
publish
discuss
cite
post-publication
Annotation within the Publishing Process
research author
review
pre-publication
proof
publish
discuss
cite
post-publication
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Annotator-store
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Project Muse subscribers
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Intro AS, Spring 2015
AQ community
@jdean + @droediger
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From the user point of view
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Bringing annotation to
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