Selected links related to printing, reading, and libraries, some dealing with the larger context of cyberculture.
The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing The site includes a searchable index an information on related activities such as the newsgroup Sharp-L
Summary of Roger Chartier's McKenzie lecture "Foucault's Chiasmus: Authorship between Science and Literature"
D.F. McKenzie Basic information on foundational work in the general field of printing history and on the McKenzie lectures.
IMEC Institut Mémoire de l'Édition Contemporaine Major resource center and archive, with Web information in both French and English on both collections and current research. Publihes In Octavo, a bulletin on the history of books and publishing. Roger Chartier is on the advisory board.
Two examples of the many journals related to printing and publishing history
Of related interest to the issue of libraries without walls
magazine's interview (9-20-00) with Brewster Kahle, founder of Alexa
Media Within University of Iowa Communications Studies. Links to opinion
pieces and articles on the phenomena of cyberculture and its influence
on new textual forms.