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Library as Agent of [Re]Contextualization: Slides


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These are the slides that accompanied my presentation of the paper I co-wrote with Jack Ammerman and Garth Green (both also of Boston University) at Digital Humanities 2009. The text of the presentation is available here:

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Library as Agent of [Re]Contextualization: Slides

  1. 1. Library as Agent of [Re]Contextualization V i k a Z a f r i n J a c k A m m e r m a n G a rt h G r e e n B o s t o n U n i v e r s i t y
  2. 2. (image by flickr user elkit)
  3. 3. First order of order: the objects themselves, arranged (image by flickr user stevecadman)
  4. 4. Second order of order: the objects, represented (image by flickr user blmurch)
  5. 5. Third order of order: everything is bits (image by flickr user Dmitry Baranovskiy)
  6. 6. Bonaventure’s Positions of Thought M.C.Escher, Hand with Reflecting Sphere, 1935 used without permission
  7. 7. Interdisciplines and the Subject Area Library
  8. 8. Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762-1814)
  9. 9. Programmatic Space
  10. 10. Physical and Virtual Spaces
  11. 11. (images by flickr user Ewan McIntosh)
  12. 12. Meeting Room Renovations at STH
  13. 13.
  14. 14. Collection Development and Cataloging
  15. 15. Moving Forward: Assessment and Implementation
  16. 16. Conclusion: BU and Cyberinfrastructure
  17. 17. Our Cultural Commonwealth: The report of the American Council of Learned Societies Commission on Cyberinfrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences (2006)
  18. 18. Thank you! v z a f r i n @ b u . e d u j w a @ b u . e d u g w g r e e n @ b u . e d u