Archives and Manuscripts will publish a special issue on born-digital records in literary and publishers’ archives in July 2019. The digital revolution has profoundly affected the ways we encounter archival documents. Yet, archivists and literary scholars rarely "sit at the same table," and this lack of dialogue has an impact on issues of access, particularly in the case of born-digital materials. The special issue in Archives and Manuscripts will explore these issues, and attempt to find solutions that involve both archivists and scholars. There is a possibility of producing an edited collection (e.g. Book) from a special issue with Taylor and Francis. The list of contributors will be drawn from the participants at the two “After the Digital Revolution” workshops, funded by a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award awarded to Dr Lise Jaillant . In addition, anyone else with an interest and expertise in born-digital records is welcome to submit an abstrac
Missed the second workshop "After the Digital Revolution"? Here are the slides of five participants: Andrew Prescott (University of Glasgow), James Baker (University of Sussex), Peter Chan and Josh Schneider (Stanford University), and Amy Chen (University of Iowa). Click on "Read More" to view the slides.