Directory of Digital Publishing Projects

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University of Georgia Press

The New Georgia Encyclopedia
The New Georgia Encyclopedia (NGE), a joint project of the University of Georgia Press, the Georgia Humanities Council, and the University System of Georgia/GALILEO, is the nation's first state encyclopedia written specifically for the internet. Launched in February 2004 with around 700 articles, the NGE covers the history, culture, and life of Georgia. As of 2008 the site included approximately 2,000 articles and 6,000 pieces of multimedia. In 2007 UGA Press published The New Georgia Encyclopedia Companion to Georgia Literature, one of the first web-to-book publications by a university press. The NGE has garnered positive scholarly reviews and several awards, including Best Reference Source on the Web for 2004 from Library Journal, the Helen and Martin Schwartz Pricze for Public Humanities Programs for the Civil Rights Digital Library, from the Federation of State Humanities Councils, and the 2007 Leadership in History Award from the American Association for State and Local History.

Georgetown University Press

Digital Georgetown
Full-text materials, including the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics Archive, have been made available through a burgeoning partnership between Digital Georgetown and the Georgetown University Press.

Getty Publications

Getty Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative
Based on meticulous research, Getty Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative makes available detailed information about the individual works in a museum's collection, ensuring the contents a place in art history. The Initiative helps museums make the transition from printed volumes to multimedia, web-based publications freely available to anyone with a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

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University of Illinois Press

Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements about Abraham Lincoln
More than 600 letters and interviews providing information about Abraham Lincoln's prepolitical and prelegal careers are included in this volume edited by Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis, a priceless collection never before available in one place. Invaluable to Lincoln scholars and intriguing to anyone curious about Lincoln and his times, the book includes an introduction, scholarly annotations, a registry of the informants, and a detailed topical index.

Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music
The Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music (JSCM) is published by the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music to provide a refereed forum for scholarly studies of the musical cultures of the seventeenth century.

William Shakespere's Small Latine & Lesse Greeke
Shakespeare had "small Latine and lesse Greeke," according to his contemporary, Ben Jonson. This famous judgment can be misleading to those living more than four centuries later. Discover more about Shakespeare's early education in these two remarkable volumes by T. W. Baldwin, originally published in 1944 by the University of Illinois Press, and available on the web for the first time as a fully searchable, OA electronic archive.

World History Connected
World History Connected is designed for everyone who wants to deepen their engagement and understanding of world history: students, college instructors, high school teachers, leaders of teacher education programs, social studies coordinators, research historians, and librarians. For all these readers, WHC presents innovative classroom-ready scholarship, keeps readers up to date on the latest research and debates, presents the best in learning and teaching methods and practices, offers readers rich teaching resources, and reports on exemplary teaching.

Indiana University Press

IU Press Online
IU Press Online is the IUP's online hosting service for full-text books and themed journal issues in selected subject areas (currently African American and Diaspora Studies, African Studies, Bioethics Studies, Jewish and Holocaust Studies, Military History, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, and the United Nations Intellectual History Project). Institutions and individuals may purchase access to individual titles or subscribe for a week, month, or year to individual collections or the entire database of content.

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Johns Hopkins University Press

Johns Hopkins University Press: Online Reference Division
Publishing tradition meets the latest technology in the Online Reference Division of the Johns Hopkins University Press, where five dynamic products are delivering the power and convenience of digital reference to scholars, students, and libraries.The Press is expanding this initiative and expects to launch other major projects in the coming years.

Current products in the division include the following.

The Early Republic: Critical Editions on the Founding of the United States
Primary material documenting the actions, debates, and thoughts of the First Federal Congress (1789–1791) and its members were compiled by the First Federal Congress Project and published in 17 volumes by the Johns Hopkins University Press. The Early Republic brings this rich legacy to the fingertips of a new generation of students and scholars. Comprising 20,000 annotated pages and 260 images, the innovative online reference features a cumulative index and robust search engine. The Early Republic will incorporate the full text of future volumes and will eventually incorporate digital editions of other publications relating to the colonial period and revolution. Edited by Charlene Bangs Bickford, Kenneth R. Bowling, Helen E. Veit, and William Charles diGiacomantonio, the resource is updated annually.

Encyclopedia of American Studies
With over 660 searchable articles and biographies, the Encyclopedia of American Studies supports research and study in a range of courses—from undergraduate or high school American History to Sociology to Ethnic Studies. Instructors generating assignments and students seeking research topics will all find the EAS an ideal place to begin. With interdisciplinary articles from hundreds of scholars, the Encyclopedia covers the history and cultures of the United States from pre-colonial days to the present. The EAS, edited by Miles Orvell, is updated and expanded regularly and is under the sponsorship of the American Studies Association.

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
This indispensable resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse has been revised extensively to reflect rapidly changing scholarship. Edited by Michael Groden, Martin Kreiswirth, and Imre Szemancompiled, compiled by 275 specialists from around the world, and including more than 240 alphabetically arranged entries, the Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements. Browse by topic, name, or alphabetically by entry. Updated annually.

The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower
For over thirty years, historians, political scientists, sociologists, military analysts, and students have turned to The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower to find the most significant letters, memoranda, cables, and directives written or dictated by Eisenhower from the years prior to World War II through the full term of his presidency. For the first time, all of these documents are accessible electronically to a new generation of students and scholars. The complete electronic edition of The Papers combines the full text of all 21 volumes, edited by Louis Galambos, Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., and Daun Van Ee, with a powerful search engine and user-friendly interface.

World Shakespeare Bibliography
The WSB Online is the single-largest Shakespeare database in the world, edited by James L. Harner and an international committee of correspondents. With more than 135,000 annotated bibliographical references for popular and scholarly Shakespeare material, the current version also includes several hundred thousand reviews of books, theatrical productions, films, and recordings. WSB Online is published for the Folger Shakespeare Library by the Johns Hopkins University Press. Updated regularly. Winner of the Library Association's (U.K.) Besterman/McColvin Medal for the Most Outstanding Electronic Resource; Outstanding Academic Title by Choice.

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University of Kentucky Press

Kentucky Scholarship Online
Through Oxford's University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform, Kentucky Scholarship Online makes available the full text of select titles in History, Religion, and Film, Radio, & Television. Combining excellence with innovation, Kentucky Scholarship Online is a unique and invaluable tool for both research and teaching, with up to fifty new books added each year.

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Modern Language Association

Literary Research Guide: An Annotated Listing of Reference Sources in English Literary Studies by James L. Harner
James L. Harner's classic guide to reference works in English literary studies has been transformed into an online database that is fully searchable and that includes a lookup tool for locating reference works either online or in a library. The site also allows individual users to set up personal accounts, where they can save searches and annotate entries. Available by site license to libraries.

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
Widely adopted by universities, colleges, and secondary schools, the MLA Handbook gives step-by-step advice on every aspect of writing research papers, from selecting a topic to submitting the completed paper. The seventh edition is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to research and writing in the online environment. Every copy of the seventh edition of the MLA Handbook comes with a code for accessing the accompanying Web site. New to this edition, the website provides:

  • The full text of the print volume of the MLA Handbook,
  • Over two hundred additional examples,
  • Several research-project narratives—stories, with sample papers, that illustrate the steps successful students take in researching and writing papers,
  • Searching of the entire site, including the full text of the MLA Handbook, and
  • Continuous access throughout the life of the seventh edition of the MLA Handbook.

MLA Journals
Current issues of the journals PMLA and Profession are available electronically to institutional subscribers. An online archive of PMLA issues from 1884 to 2004 is available through JSTOR.

MLA International Bibliography
The MLA International Bibliography provides a subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. It is compiled by the staff of the MLA Office of Bibliographic Information Services with the cooperation of more than 100 contributing bibliographers in the United States and abroad. This electronic database annually indexes over 66,000 books and articles and contains over two million records. It is available by site license to institutional subscribers from Cengage, Ebsco, OCLC, and ProQuest.

MLA Language Map
The MLA Language Map is intended for use by students, teachers, and anyone interested in learning about the linguistic and cultural composition of the United States. It uses data from the 2000 United States census to display the locations and numbers of speakers of thirty languages and three groups of less commonly spoken languages. It is available free on the MLA Web site.

MIT Press

MIT Press CisNet
MIT Press CISnet brings together many of the MIT Press's recent and classic titles in computer and information science in a fully searchable online library. Subscribers have access to a growing collection of MIT Press books on topics including programming, artificial intelligence, machine learning, human computer interaction, databases, digital libraries, networking, and robotics. CISnet is accessible from any computer with an internet connection and from Web-enabled handhelds including the iPhone.

MIT CogNet
CogNet is an online community focusing on the brain and cognitive science. It features conference materials, on-line books and reference services, and interactive discussions about the latest developments in the field.

Ebooks at the MIT Press
MIT Press's e-book store offers full-text, online and offline access to new and recent MIT Press titles in all subject areas of the Press's publishing program. Content may be accessed offsite via embeddable widgets that enable full-text search and limited e-book viewing. Features available within purchased titles include zooming, bookmarking and annotation, and limited text copying. Purchasing options include short- and long-term rentals, perpetual access, and institutional subscriptions.

International Journal of Learning and Media
The International Journal of Learning and Media (IJLM) is an online journal that provides a forum for scholars, researchers, and practitioners to examine the changing relationships between learning and media across a wide range of forms and settings. Through scholarly articles, editorials, case studies, and an active online network, IJLM seeks to provide a premier forum for emerging interdisciplinary research and debate and to help shape the development of the field around the world.

University of Michigan Press

digitalculturebooks is an imprint of the University of Michigan Press and the Scholarly Publishing Office of the University of Michigan Library dedicated to publishing innovative and accessible work exploring new media and its impact on society, culture, and scholarly communication. All of the books are available for free online and for sale in print.

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