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Author Archive for Tara Kron

“Book Traces Comes to Butler Stacks” with Prof. Andrew Stauffer (Butler Library, Columbia University, October 9, 2014)

Presented by Professor Andrew Stauffer of the University of Virginia English Department, Book Traces is ostensibly an ongoing “crowd-sourced web project aimed at identifying unique copies of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century books on library shelves.” (http://www.booktraces.org/about/) But identifying these books is really just the beginning of a multifaceted process that bears fruit in both pedagogy and digital scholarship, and has important…