What I’m reading 20 Jul 2016 through 28 Jul 2016

Context, Commentary, and Close Reading: What Slate’s Annotated “Bartelby” Can Tell Us About Reading and Writing with Digital Annotation – > the already-annotated text (like Kahn’s “Bartelby”) is good for some kinds of reading, but not others. Specifically, while digital annotation overcomes some of the barriers to readerly engagement with a complex text, like lack of historical… Continue reading What I’m reading 20 Jul 2016 through 28 Jul 2016

What I’m reading 12 Jul 2015 through 15 Jul 2015

Technology Fails Plagiarism, Citation Tests – "plagiarism detection software is being unmasked as not as effective as using browser search engines." But with Turnitin, you don't actually have to read the paper. Maybe I'm cynical, but I'm thinking we don't trust our own judgements. But the better argument is this, "Both plagiarism detection and citation… Continue reading What I’m reading 12 Jul 2015 through 15 Jul 2015

bookmarks for February 13th, 2013 through February 15th, 2013

Librarians Rally Behind Blogger Sued by Publisher Over Critical Comments – A press suing a librarian over freedom of the press isn't irony. It's fear. – (blogging dangersofblogging ) Proudly Fraudulent: An Interview With MoMA’s First Poet Laureate, Kenneth Goldsmith | The Awl – You think it's an interview – but then find out it's… Continue reading bookmarks for February 13th, 2013 through February 15th, 2013

bookmarks for January 12th, 2013 through January 14th, 2013

The Ed Techie: Twitter is your IT support – Couldn't have come at a better time as setting up a new Weblogs and Wikis. but it's Martin's story of gathering support, the lessons embedded in the procedures, that counts here. – (#en3177 rss aggregation ) Personal, Institutional, Global | Abject – Brian on the thoughtless… Continue reading bookmarks for January 12th, 2013 through January 14th, 2013

bookmarks for April 17th through May 26th

A catch-up post while reactivating postalicious. 15 Effective Tools for Visual Knowledge Management – – (infographic visualization software ) Wolfram Alpha – a new kind of Fail – Taking Wolfram and his data processor down a notch. – (newmedia plagiarism google searchengine ) Commuters asked to write Haikus – Remember the Guardian’s txting poetry contest?… Continue reading bookmarks for April 17th through May 26th

beg, borrow, and deal

More on Turnitin: Buying Its Way Onto the Program? :: Inside Higher Ed :: Higher Education’s Source for News, and Views and Jobs. If you notice more positive discussion of plagiarism-detection software at next year’s meeting, in San Francisco, it might be because Turnitin.com is hoping to pay for some instructors to go there. The… Continue reading beg, borrow, and deal