An exhibition at Yale’s Lillian Goldman Law Library, now online for virtual viewing, exposes readers who took the law into their own hands, literally. The exhibition, titled "Precedents So Scrawl'd and Blurr'd: Readers' Marks in Law Books," opened briefly in early March but like just about

By now many of you will have heard the exciting news that scholars Jason Scott-Warren and Claire M.S. Bourne have identified John Milton as the annotator of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s copy of the First Folio.

Guest Post: The Book Traces Project in Action at SUNY New Paltz by Brett Barry

Students at the State University of New York at New Paltz had the option this semester to enroll in "Digital Tools for the 21st Century" (DHM 293), led by Professor Annie Swafford, a newcomer to the department of English. A poster advertising the class posed
September 14, 2010. AUSTIN, Texas—The archive of David Foster Wallace (1962-2008), author of "Infinite Jest" (1996), "The Broom of the System" (1987), "Girl with Curious Hair" (1989) and numerous collections of stories and essays, is now open at the Harry Ransom Center. A finding aid for the collection can be
Here's an online version of an amazing exhibit that ran last year at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, curated by Dr. Teresa Vann and Jill Dubbeldee Kuhn.

...The books in this exhibit all bear the marks left by previous generations of readers, who wrote in them