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Libraries, Archives and Museums as Democratic Spaces in a Digital Age

Michael M. Widdersheim
2021 The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society  
The Use of Facebook by Public Libraries and Museums: A Case Study from Tromsø, Norway | 207 Kjell Ivar Skjerdingstad 11 Reading Between the Shelves -the Library as Perspective in Life and Profession |  ...  Perceptions and Implications of User Participation and Engagement in Libraries, Archives and Museums | 185 Roswitha Skare 10 Like, Share and Comment!  ...  of The Research Council of Norway.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10632921.2021.1878081 fatcat:4qvjcel3ebgpjhtsxwsgm4xwfa

TEXT reviews October 2014

Craig Garrett, Nikos Papastergiadis, Nicholas Jose, Dominique Hecq, Tina Giannoukos, Helen Gildfind, Eugen Bacon, Mary Pomfret, Ruby Todd, Nadia Niaz, Amy Brown
2014 Text: Journal of the Australian Association of Writing Programs  
some infinite library of the real, the unreal and the hyperreal.  ...  By conveying the anachronistic presence of Borges, alephbet emulates the Borgesian triumph that repeats the myth of Plato's cave where the shadows return to life with blood.  ...  The promise of this collection is somewhat marred by haphazard copyediting; spelling and typographical errors of a frequency that distracts from the quality of the prose.  ... 
doi:10.52086/001c.27313 fatcat:ap322oxgk5dvjlj5kffzekgtvu

New publication cultures in the humanities: exploring the paradigm shift

2015 ChoiceReviews  
For another, it creates the frustrating sentiment that everything is 'out there' for anyone to catch, in a virtual Borgesian Library of Babel (Borges), but that there is too little time to process it all  ...  The ideal of the universal library has a long history, from the Library of Alexandria to Paul Otlet's Mundaneum and Vannevar Bush's Memex.  ...  What knowledge is in danger of disappearing? Is there any foundation for a new knowledge culture? (see Szöllösi-Brenig). Contributors Janneke Adema is a PhD student at Coventry University.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.189021 fatcat:sniykmljung25fobj7ofnmr3ke

The Society of the Query and the Googlisation of Our Lives. A Tribute to Joseph Weizenbaum

Geert Lovink
The World Wide Web, which should have realised the infinite library Borges described in his short story The Library of Babel (1941) , is seen by many of its critics as nothing but a variation of Orwell's  ...  Jeanneney, Jean-Noel: Google and the Myth of Universal Knowledge. A View from Europe, Chicago 2007. See the Wikipedia entry:  ... 
doi:10.5445/ir/1000029336 fatcat:ywntnsls3vatzdcxjujbdxwnia

The Society of the Query and the Googlisation of Our Lives A Tribute to Joseph Weizenbaum

Geert Lovink
The World Wide Web, which should have realised the infinite library Borges described in his short story The Library of Babel (1941) , is seen by many of its critics as nothing but a variation of Orwell's  ...  Jeanneney, Jean-Noel: Google and the Myth of Universal Knowledge. A View from Europe, Chicago 2007. See the Wikipedia entry:  ... 

Towards a Digital Land of Song: A Digital Approach to the Archival Record of Welsh Traditional Music, its Performance and its Reception

Andrew Dominic John Cusworth
Built on a relational database, the digital prototype functions as a server-based annotated index of a sample of sources from the collections of the National Library of Wales.  ...  Musicologically, the research centres around twin axes: the traces of Welsh traditional music in the theoretical and literal archive constituted by the National Library of Wales, and the integration and  ...  Library of Babel.  ... 
doi:10.21954/ fatcat:e3bmcm2f6refxkjfkv3vnjgyg4

Predictive text: the future of narrative fiction

Don Sillence
This thesis examines the current state and future prospects of the historical formation commonly known as 'the novel', a particular expression of literature that formed around, and was fuelled by, a certain  ...  Given that the concept of literature as a category is tendentious and intricately interrelated with other forms of media and diverse cultural practices, a broader category of 'narrative fiction' needs  ...  It is the second Tower of Babel. (Hugo, 2000: n. pag .)  ... 
doi:10.25949/19431599 fatcat:kxclcj3kxvenhnzwmbjwf53hoe

"No Country for E-Lit?" – India and Electronic Literature

Souvik Mukherjee
2017 Hyperrhiz  
And Borges' ultimate knowledge map, The Library of Babel, only postulated one thing.  ...  The media revisited all the classic archetypes and eugenic myths from Frankenstein to Brave New World.  ...  Their licences are mostly controlled by colleges and universities and their schedules consist of lots of NPR news and other network produced programmes with a good dollop of classical music and/or jazz  ... 
doi:10.20415/hyp/016.e08 fatcat:ik7x2ivbxjdljoxfh4pyk3vt3y

Mapping the Sisyphean Archives: Archival/Anarchival Performativity of Repetition and Failure in Contemporary Archival Art

Gaeun Ji
Inspired by the myth of Sisyphus, this project is therefore given the title "mapping the Sisyphean archives".  ...  The artist as Sisyphus detects the aporia of the archival impulse being simultaneously archival and anarchival and activates a Sisyphean loop of repetition and failure in their own artistic archives.  ...  Judith Halberstam, The Queer Art of Failure, London: Duke University Press, 2011, p. 24. 136 Jorge Luis Borges, 'The Library of Babel', in Donald A. Yates and James E.  ... 
doi:10.25602/gold.00023292 fatcat:dblij4mnwnbzzjpd2xwnzczzkm

An exposition of the nature of volunteered geographical information and its suitability for integration into spatial data infrastructures

Antony Cooper
2016 unpublished
Acknowledgements Acknowledgements Dozie Ezigbalike, André Nonguierma and Paul Belanger); and Stuart Martin for allowing it to be distributed at the GISSA Gauteng meeting.  ...  Indeed, even now, decades later, the basic digitising of geographical data could be done using a CAD and one still sees recruitment advertisements for "CAD operators" to digitise geographical data.  ...  One of the myths about the Internet now is that it is the only inter-network.  ... 

"Falling Away from What Is Human:" Thomas Pynchon and the Posthuman Gothic

Gregory Marks
Submitted in total fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Arts, Social Science and Commerce, La Trobe University  ...  In "The Library of Babel" (1941), Sedgwick argues, the orderly yet indecipherable structure of the library possesses "the flavor of the Piranesian Gothic in the contrast between the wretchedly confined  ...  out of the thin airs of myth and fantasy.  ... 
doi:10.26181/603726f1cc1db fatcat:cmmkvh3kivbyboxt4h4kfe5y3i

Transmesis in Slavic Literary Postmodernism: Understanding Translation through Fiction

Roman Ivashkiv
The resulting discussion of the theoretical implications of transmesis reopens issues and subjects that are central to translation from a new perspective.  ...  Transmesis, a term coined by Thomas Beebee, stands for the representation in fiction of translation, both as a process and a product, as well as for the portrayal of the figure of the translator in a fictional  ...  Acknowledging the fact that the classical theory of art is of mimetic nature and originates from ritualistic dancing (113), Gadamer touches on the concepts of presentation, representation, and imitation  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3bv7b73z fatcat:w2crra63ergsfenm5jpe4h27iy

'Figured Paper for Hanging Rooms': The manufacture, design and consumption of wallpapers for English domestic interiors, c.1740-c.1800

Clare Taylor
Firstly, the thesis focuses attention on the structure of the trade, constructing a new model for understanding the way in which the manufacture, retailing, distribution and hanging of papers was organised  ...  Examining the role of imports as well as the rapid expansion of the domestic trade, the thesis argues that control of this trade was contested by both new, and established, trades involved in decoration  ...  To complement the study of trade cards and bills, few of which were digitised at the time of my research, I also conducted a search on ECCO using as wide a range of 51 For example the Leverhulme funded  ... 
doi:10.21954/ fatcat:gyzilahcwjgldbw52z3m4ggoja

Poetics of the machine: machine writing and the AI literature frontier

Cameron Edmond
The form has seen a surge in popularity as part of academic and journalistic conversations regarding the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in creative practices.  ...  In short, machine writing will be analysed on the basis of its own literary and linguistic techniques, and the effects these techniques produce, establishing a sort of "machine poetics".  ...  Mortar: The Library of Babel and the Dream of Totality (2018).  ... 
doi:10.25949/19436060 fatcat:35a5t6oabrdnra5bfnoh5yh5ae

Beijing : city of spectacle, city of dust [article]

Kelly Barry Layton, University, The Australian National, University, The Australian National
As the capital of the People's Republic of China, Beijing has become an increasingly important emblem in the new story of China's rise, both domestically and internationally.  ...  Each new era in the unfolding history of Beijing required, in one way or another, the city and its peoples to engage with the complex heritage of its past, and this palimpsest itself now forms part of  ...  The extraordinary expense of Beijing's reconstruction points to the paramount importance of the city in the telling of the China Story, of which the Olympic extravaganza formed a vital part.  ... 
doi:10.25911/5d5e74977a743 fatcat:6sshb4nuundibafm2caots3hhm
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