Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy is a book by Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Scholarly Communication at the. Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy by Kathleen Fitzpatrick, forthcoming from NYU Press. Kathleen Fitzpatrick. Profile: Director of Scholarly Communication Modern Language Association; Website: ; Email.
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Fitzpatrick points out that this is not entirely correct, illustrating that print text is by no means permanent and digital text is far more permanent than is commonly thought. Publishing, Technology and the Future of the Academy 1st ditzpatrick.
Respond to the text, but also respond to the other readers. To support her argument for social solutions, Fitzpatrick examines several successful projects concerned with the development of text markup, metadata, and access standards and practices including TEIDOIand LOCKSS and shows that each is based in the creation of a community fitzpatrock that values openness and extensibility.
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Putting up a draft manuscript of the book up for open public review and debate allowed Fitzpatrick to demonstrate one of the bosolescence points of the book – that scholars have a lot to gain from openly sharing their work on digital platforms, and that open debates should become a part of the publishing process itself. Fitzpatrick’s exploration of academic peer review has received less favorable criticism.
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Below is the list of vendors that carry our titles in electronic format. Retrieved 2 April At the heart of scholarly text production, preservation, and dissemination lies the university.
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Untitled Widget Planned Obsolescence: Authorship authorship and technology the rise of the author the death of the plabned from product to process from individual to collaborative from originality to remix from intellectual property to the gift economy from text to… something more Three: Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 19 March Retrieved 16 March Texts documents, e-books, pages hypertext database-driven scholarship reading and the communications circuit commentpress and beyond Four: Obsolescence undead mla task force overview One: For Fitzpatrick, blogshypertextand databases suggest directions in which digital scholarly publishing might move.
With digital publishing, Fiztpatrick envisions a shift in the accepted conception of authorship from a solitary enterprise with a definite endpoint in the creation of the text to one of writing within a community as part of an ongoing process.
Peer Review traditional peer review and its defenses the history of peer review the future of peer review anonymity credentialing the reputation economy community-based filtering mediacommons and peer-to-peer review credentialing, revisited Two: Fitzpatrick conceptualizes scholarship as an ongoing conversation between scholars that can only continue if participants have pplanned means to contribute to it. Authorship authorship and technology the rise of the author the death of the author from product to obsolsscence from individual to collaborative from originality to remix from intellectual property to the gift economy from text to… something more Three: In this rethinking, the press has a future as the knowledge-disseminating organ of the university.
The University profit, publishing, and the university mission new institutional structures the history of the university press the press and the university mission sustainability Notes notes, chapter 1 notes, chapter 2 notes, chapter 3 notes, chapter 4 notes, chapter 5 Bibliography bibliography, d-h bibliography, i-m bibliography, n-s bibliography, t-z. Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy”.
To be viable, this would require institutional acknowledgement that this kind of work is as valuable as the traditional scholarly monograph, and also the participation of the scholarly community in a gift economy with their work.
As argued throughout the book, scholarly publishing in its current as well as future forms stands to benefit from various forms of cooperation and each of these units may contribute something unique to enhance the production of scholarly work. In addition to community cooperation and coordination, Fitzpatrick shows that the incorporation of open standards and built-in extensibility are crucial to the development of successful digital text preservation practices. But she goes further, insisting that the key issues that must be addressed are social and institutional in origin.
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Untitled Widget Planned Obsolescence: Except as permitted by law, all other uses are prohibited without written permission of the publisher. Texts documents, e-books, pages hypertext database-driven scholarship reading and the communications circuit commentpress and beyond Four: The digital age offers us a chance to exit the ivory tower and engage in more meaningful collaborations with peers and a more inclusive dialogue with readers.
The book is divided into five chapters, not including the introduction and conclusion: Director’s Blog “[A] desire for pre-eminence, authority and disciplinary power — is what blogs and the digital humanities stand against. Contents Comments Activity Comments.