I am excited to share that the Modern Language Association Committee on Scholarly Editions awarded its Seal to The Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing on Monday, July 11, 2022. This award and seal mean that our project will be indexed with MLA’s CSE Approved Editions here, https://www.mla.org/Resources/Guidelines-and-Data/Reports-and-Professional-Guidelines/Publishing-and-Scholarship/CSE-Approved-Editions. Additionally, we will receive a prize at the 2024 MLA meeting in Philadelphia. … Continue reading MLA Committee on Scholarly Editions Awards Its Seal to The Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing
Are you having the kind of day where instead of reading articles or books you would rather listen to three scholars on a podcast laugh and share data conundrums they have in common, all while recovering women’s book history? Or have you been longing for a conversational introduction to the Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing … Continue reading Podcast Introduction to the Stainforth Project, “Collected, Catalogued, Counted”
After a long production delay during this pandemic year, it’s here! Leuner, Kirstyn J. “Locating Women’s Book History in The Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing.” SEL Studies in English Literature 1500-1900, vol. 60 no. 4, 2020*, p. 651-671. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/sel.2020.0026. *The Autumn 2020 issue was delayed due to the pandemic and released in Summer 2021. This … Continue reading New pub: “Locating Women’s Book History in The Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing” in SEL 60.4 (Autumn 2020)
I’m very happy to share that my essay, “Restoring Authority for Women Writers: Name Authority Records as Digital Recovery Scholarship,” now appears in Huntington Library Quarterly‘s special issue on Women in Book History, 1660-1830, edited by Betty Schellenberg and Michelle Levy. My section also features essays by Kandice Sharren and E. J. Clery, and our … Continue reading New pub: “Restoring Authority for Women Writers: Name Authority Records as Digital Recovery Scholarship” in HLQ 84.1 (Spring 2021)
As Team Stainforth recovers women writers across four centuries, our paths merged last fall with CU Boulder Metadata Services Department (MSD) Librarians working on a new WikiData project. For the uninitiated, WikiData “…is a free, collaborative, multilingual, secondary database, collecting structured data to provide support for Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, the other wikis of the Wikimedia … Continue reading Linking Data, Linking Projects
On Wednesday February 19, the Stainforth project team added its newest data feature: dynamic cross-reference links in the “browse” view of the library catalog. The editors on this project include Danna D’Esopo, myself, and Chad Marks. There are 677 entries in the catalog that tell a user to go “See” another name or a title … Continue reading Dynamic Cross Reference Links in Catalog Browsing
Big news, folks: Team Stainforth is over the moon to welcome Kate Ozment (Cal Poly Pomona) as a new General Editor of The Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing. Kate brings her DH experience co-editing the Women in Book History Bibliography (with Cait Coker) and expertise in Early Modern English literature with emphases on gender studies, … Continue reading Welcome To Team Stainforth, Dr. Kate Ozment!