Information, Medium and Society’s Updates

  • Anna Karakatsouli Joins the Information, Medium and Society Advisory Board

    Anna Karakatsouli is Associate Professor at the Theatre Studies Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She studied European History and Culture in Athens, Strasbourg and Paris. She has been an Expert Associate in the p...More

  • Information, Medium & Society: Eighteenth International Conference on Publishing Studies Announced (Venice, Italy 3 July 2020)

    The Information, Medium & Society: Eighteenth International Conference on Publishing Studies will be held at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Venice, Italy 3 July 2020

    Founded in 2003, the Information, Medium & Society – The Publishin...More

  • Information, Medium & Society: 2019 Virtual Lightning Talks

    Virtual sessions are designed for presenters who are not able to be present in person at the conference. Travel, funding, and schedule can sometimes make it difficult for participants to attend the conference in-person. In order to support more incl...More

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  • Changes to the Books, Publishing and Libraries Research Network

    We have the pleasure of announcing the re-framing of the Books, Publishing, and Libraries Research Network. From today on our Research Network will be known as the Information, Medium and Society – The Publishing Studies Research Network

    We se...More

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  • 2018 Plenary Speaker - Sidonie Smith

    The Sixteenth International Conference on Books, Publishing and Libraries is pleased to announce Sidonie Smith as a 2018 Plenary Speaker

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  • Keith Kopka – Winner of the International Award for Excellence for The International Journal of the Book, Volume 14

    The Books, Publishing & Libraries Research Network is pleased to announce the selection of “Christine de Pizan and Emily Dickinson: Feminine Power through Textual Production,” by Dr. Keith Kopka, as the recipient of the International Award for E...More

  • 2017 Plenary Speaker - Nick Canty

    The Fifteenth International Conference on Books, Publishing & Libraries is pleased to announce Nick Canty as a 2017 Plenary Speaker

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  • Dark Books

    Reading novels is good for you. This is the current wisdom, at least. A 2013 study by the New School for Social Research in New York City attempted to prove that reading passages by Don DeLillo and Lydia Davis had an immediate impact on particip...More

  • Scholar - A Social Knowledge Platform

    Developed by our brilliant Common Ground software team, Scholar is a cutting-edge, peer-to-peer “social knowledge” technology connecting academic peers from around the world in a space that is modulated for serious discourse and the presentation...More

  • The Cobweb: Can the Internet be Archived?

    Image courtesy of WikiMedia Commons / MaGIc2laNTern by CC BY-SA 3.0

    newyorker.com | Article Link | by Jill Lepore

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 took off from Amsterdam at 10:31A.M. G.M.T. on July 17, 2014, for a twelve-hour flight to Ku...More