The Sociable Textual Archive: Laying the Groundwork for Linked Bibliographic Entities
Keywords:FRBR, digital archive, literature, bibliography, John Donne
Much of our scholarly thinking of the ‘social’ in digital editing has been with respect to the human processes of building an archive or an edition. This paper explores the idea of the ‘social’ with respect to the archive’s materials themselves. Taking the John Donne Society’s Digital Prose archive as a test case, this paper explores the infrastructure and resources available for creating an open ‘sociable’ knowledge network of linked bibliographic resources.
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