Book and publishing history 🚟
Tilting titling? (Dan Sperber's Blog)
On Jack Goody and book spine text orientation
Book Marks: The book review aggregator
Aggregator of (selected) published book reviews. Focuses on new books. Seems to tilt towards Big 4 and prominent indies.
Information and Geisteswissenschaften 🏺
Announcing a draft guide for identifying public domain serial content
Good work by John Mark Ockerbloom. Here's the start of the post, "Back in June, I announced that we had completed an inventory of all serials with active copyright renewals made through 1977, based on listings in the Copyright Office’s Catalog of Copyright Entries. At the time, I said we’d also be releasing a draft of suggested procedures for using the information there, along with other data, to quickly identify and check public domain serial content."
Aozora Bunko (青空文庫)
Project-Gutenberg-like for Japanese texts. (Wikipedia page)
Articles from blogs I follow around the net
From a long-time learner of Japanese language: I must say that the Japanese instructors at the Foreign Service Institute were NOT inclined to teach — or even acknowledge — pitch … and, for that matter, in all but rare cases, "bother" to correct st…via Language Log December 4, 2021
November 17th is International GIS Day, and we’d love for you to join us in this celebration of all things spatial. We always look forward to getting together to see and discuss your amazing GIS work while enjoying a delicious piece of cake, but due to - …via Scholars’ Lab November 11, 2021
I've kinda been quiet for a while. The main reason is that world events finally got to me. I had been doing ok mentally, working at home, spending a lot of time outdoors, etc., but eventually the COVID pandemic and the California drought+wildfires dra…via Blobs in Games November 8, 2021
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