an overview of electronic scholarly publishing

John Unsworth
University of Virginia
April 21, 2000


Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography
"The Importance of Failure"


Electronic Theses and Dissertations initiatives
Matthew G. Kirschenbaum

Bethany Nowviskie


The Electronic Monograph in the 21st Century
History E-Book Project
Gutenberg Prize
    1999 Winners

electronic journals:

Postmodern Culture
Project MUSE

HighWire Press
Electronic Journal Startup Materials

electronic editions:

Piers Plowman
Model Editions Partnership
The William Blake Archive
The Rossetti Archive
Project Report From the Nyingma Tantras Project


thematic research collections:

The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Romantic Circles
Amiens Project
Victorian London
Perseus Project
The Making of America

guidelines for electronic publishing:

CCET Committee Reports
CSE Guidelines for Electronic Scholarly Editions
Recommendations Re: CSE Guidelines
Electronic Publishing Steering Committee Report on Electronic Publishing Strategies for Cornell University

current national initiatives for electronic publishing

The American Council of Learned Societies
Information Technology in Humanities Scholarship (ACLS Occasional Paper No. 37)
NINCH Home Page
The Open Archives Initiative
The Stoa: A Consortium for Electronic Publication
The Electronic Cultural Atlas

national and international conferences and training:

Digitization for Cultural Heritage Professionals--Houston 2000, Rice University
Rare Book School