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You saw Maurizio Cattelan: All at the Guggenheim. You loved it. Did you know you can get the exhibition catalogue as an e-book? And there’s an app, too! The Guggenheim recently announced the e-book version of the Cattelan catalogue, as well as an effort to make out-of-print catalogues available online. Exciting news for e-book reading art lovers! The Cattelan catalogue is available for iPad, Kindle, and Kobo at the moment, with releases for other platforms forthcoming….

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Open Humanities Press (OHP) and MPublishing are pleased to announce the publication of six open access books on critical theory, continental philosophy and cultural studies. Each title will be freely available as full-text HTML and paperback editions. In a unique collaboration, OHP, an international, scholar-run publishing collective, and MPublishing are jointly releasing the books on a rolling publication schedule beginning December 15. “We are tremendously excited with these results,” says Sigi Jöttkandt, a co-founder of…

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Today the House Judiciary Committee is debating SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act (also known as H.R. 3261). The bill would allow rights holders and the US Department of Justice to take legal action against websites alleged to be facilitating copyright infringement. Here are a two recent opinion pieces on SOPA and its potential effect on content producers and consumers: Marvin Ammori, “Should Copyright Be Allowed to Override Speech Rights?,” The Atlantic …Congress is considering…

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This month, we are thankful to have such a diverse, interesting collection of new material to share with you. digitalculturebooks announced a new title: Silent Hill: The Terror Engine by Bernard Perron. This is the second book in the Landmark Video Games series. As the digitalculturebooks site indicates, this book is “both a close analysis of the first three Silent Hill games and a general look at the whole series.” A searchable, full-text version of…

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UM Press/HASTAC Publication Prize in Digital Humanities sponsored by the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities In conjunction with the University of Michigan’s hosting of the 2011 international HASTAC V conference on Digital Scholarly Communication and recentlaunch of the University of Michigan Press Series in Digital Humanities, the Press and HASTAC (the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory) are pleased to announce the UM Press/HASTAC Publication Prize in Digital Humanities. The prize, which…

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