Posts By: Kimmy Spreeuwenberg
From print to what?
Changing work patterns in electronic publications in the arts and design sector_by Joost Kircz The Toolkit project aims to assist smaller publishers in the art and design sector to make their first steps in producing their books and periodical through digital means. This aim turns out to demand a fairly complicated road to final success. [...]
INC project update: Hybrid Publishing Workflow test
On the 12th of September the Institute of Network Cultures subgroup organized a meeting to test the initial results of their research. Their project focuses on optimalising the publishing workflow for print and electronic publications – developing a “hybrid publishing workflow” that will make it easier and more sufficient to publish for several platforms and [...]
Call for e-books, electronic publications and related projects @ Off the Press
Off the Press – Electronic Publishing in the Arts: Call for e-books, electronic publications and related projects on Friday 23rd of May, from 16.30 – 17.30 To illustrate the scope and potential of electronic publishing we would like to invite artists, designers, publishers and other practitioners in the field of electronic publishing to showcase their [...]
Why E-book Distribution Is Completely and Utterly Broken (and How to Fix It)
Already written in November 2012, but still very relevant: A post by MICHAEL CLARKE on the politics involved with e-book distribution. Read the full article here A recent incident involving Amazon and a Norwegian reader has highlighted the sad state of e-book distribution on many levels. For those new to the story, which was broken on Martin Bekkelund’s blog late [...]
Hacking the Academy: New Approaches to Scholarship and Teaching from Digital Humanities
About the Book Can an algorithm edit a journal? Can a library exist without books? Can students build and manage their own learning management platforms? Can a conference be held without a program? Can Twitter replace a scholarly society?
Programma: Het ABC van digitaal publiceren – bijeenkomst 28 november
Valt er nog iets te ontwerpen? Het ABC van digitaal publiceren_ Wat: Bijeenkomst over e-publiceren over de kunst en cultuur sector Wanneer: 28 november 2013 / 09.30 – 12.30 uur Waar: Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Kohnstammzaal, Wibautstraat 2-4, Amsterdam Het Instituut voor Netwerkcultuur nodigt u van harte uit om op 28 november van 9.30 – 12.30 [...]
Book review. The end of ebooks. 20 visionaries on the future of digital reading.
(This book is published by publisher Eburon in Dutch. Original Title: ‘Het einde van ebooks. 20 visionairs over de toekomst van digitaal lezen) The title indicates the intention of the book. To make a prediction of the development of ebooks by looking at what comes beyond. It’s an interesting play of thought, but unfortunately the [...]
The revolution of digital publishing is taking place right now
An interview with Geert Lovink by Jorinde Seijdel (in Dutch) The revolution of digital publishing is taking place right now (PDF) About the current practice and the future of digital publishing for the arts and cultural sector. What are the possibilities and challenges and what are the pitfalls? Inleiding Bij de ingrijpende bezuinigingsmaatregelen voor kunst [...]
HTML5 and “Digital First” Content Development
Anyone who truly wants to engage with the challenge posed by [the popularization of tablets] and be a part of evolving the medium of the “book” needs to take seriously the notion of digital-first content development. Being digital first means refusing to make the ebook version of your content an afterthought. The digital format of [...]