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Regulation Room is designed and operated by the Cornell e-Rulemaking Initiative (CeRI) and hosted by the Legal Information Institute (LII). The site is a pilot project that provides an online environment for people and groups to learn about, discuss, and react to selected rules(regulations) proposed by federal agencies. It expands the types of public input available to agencies in the rulemaking process, while serving as a teaching and research platform.
The New York Public Library currently serves up thousands of ebooks to its patrons, but in highly controlled, DRM-encrypted editions.The Candide 2.0 experiment gestures toward a more open idea of the electronic book: a public book for a public library. One can imagine numerous service models emerging down the road: hosted social editions for scholarly communities and groups of researchers; digital classroom texts where students can read and comment in a single shared "copy" of the book; virtual book discussion groups led by librarian-moderators.
Historians value good writing, yet we typically work alone and hide our craft from others. Make the writing process more public by contributing to our month-long discussion on authoring book-length historical works in the digital age. This project in scholarly communication is co-sponsored by the History of Education Society Graduate Student Committee and the H-Education electronic network.
Looking for Whitman project engages classes at four academic institutions–New York City College of Technology (CUNY), New York University, University of Mary Washington, and Rutgers University-Camden–in a concurrent, connected, semester-long inquiry into the relationship of Whitman’s poetry to local geography and history. The project is funded by NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
On the Line tells the story of schooling and housing boundaries that have divided metropolitan Hartford, Connecticut over time, and the civil rights activists who have struggled to cross over, redraw, or erase these lines.
The project is a collaboration of historians, geographers, librarians, students, and technology specialists at Trinity College, University of Connecticut Libraries Map and Geographic Information Center and is supported by a digital humanities fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Consumer International has created an interactive drafting space for proposed Access to Knowledge amendments (such as limiting the abuse of intellectual property rights through technology or contractual terms) to the UN Guidelines for Consumer Protection
WriteToReply is a site for commenting on public reports in considerable detail. Texts are broken down into their respective sections for easier consumption. Rather than comment on the text as a whole, you are encouraged to direct comments to specific paragraphs.
JISCPress is a document authoring, publishing, discussion and syndication platform for Joint Information Systems Committee's (JISC) funding calls and final project reports. The purpose of JISCPress is to make it easy to consult with people interested in JISC activities and to support detailed discussion on a variety of JISC documents and to explore the possibilities for navigating related topics within those documents.
The New Media Consortium (NMC) is an international not-for-profit consortium of learning-focused organizations dedicated to the exploration and use of new media and new technologies. Its hundreds of member institutions constitute an elite list of the most highly regarded colleges and universities in the world, as well as leading museums, key research centers, and some of the world's most forward-thinking companies.