The Duke and Uni Duisburg-Essen German Department journal andererseits: Yearbook of Transatlantic German Studies is one of two publications chosen as pilot projects for the Open Access journal publishing system (OJS) supported by Duke Libraries.
The Open Access (OA) Online Publishing movement advocates placing scholarly articles on the Internet and granting [...]Continue Reading →
The wonderful thing about the world of blogs and tweets is that the reader gets to decide when to stop and explore. The following list of the top 10 Medieval Stories of 2010 caught my eye, not just because it brought me face to face with the digitally-reconstructed image of a Medieval [...]Continue Reading →
In 2007 the Association of American Geographers (AAG), the Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), and the University of Virginia (UVA) co-sponsored a symposium to explore how geography informs the humanities and vice versa. Participants included geographers who routinely engage the humanities in their research, humanities scholars who incorporate geography in their [...]Continue Reading →
It is fairly easy to keep track of digital projects that require a subscription or purchase. It is much more difficult to stay on top of new developments in the realm of free online resources. That is why the annual review by the French Studies Library Group is a welcome source of information.
In [...]Continue Reading →
It is generally acknowledged that in the era of globalization, migration across linguistic borders creates cross-cultural awareness and increases the need for translated fiction. One might expect, therefore, that literary translations would constitute a sizable portion of the American publishing market. According to the Translation Database, however, last year only 365 fiction titles from [...]Continue Reading →
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