Cover Design by Noah M. Landow


Series Foreword


Part I. Introduction

Managing the Digital Word: The Text in an Age of Electronic Reproduction. Paul Delany and George P. Landow

Part II. Text Management

Reading and Managing Texts on the Bibliothèque de France Station. Jacques Virbel
The FreeText Project: Large-Scale Personal Information Retrieval. Mark Zimmermann
Text-Management Software: A Taxonomy. Sue Stigleman
Markup Systems and the Future of Scholarly Text Processing . James H. Coombs, Allen H. Renear, and Steven J. DeRose
Markup Systems in the Present. StevenJ. DeRose

Part III. Textual Resources and Communication

Emerging Electronic Library Services and the Idea of Location Independence. Christinger Tomer
The British National Corpus. Jeremy H. Clear
From the Scholar's Library to the Personal Docuverse. Paul Delany
The Academic On Line. Alen T. McKenzie
Two Theses about the New Scholarly Communication. Allen H. Renear and Geoffrey Bilder
Electronic Conferences and Samiszdat Textuality: The Example of Technoculture. George P. Landow

Part IV. Working with Texts

Seeing through the Interface: Computers and the Future of Composition. Nancy Kaplan and Stuart Moulthrop
Redefining Critical Editions. Peter M. W. Robinson
Computer-Assisted Critical Analysis: A Case Study of Margaret Atwood's Handmaid's Tale.Ian Lancashire
Beyond the Word: Reading and the Computer. David S. Miall