Table of contents for A kaleidoscope of digital American literature / Martha L. Brogan ; with assistance from Daphnée Rentfrow.

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Contents
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Foreword
1. Introduction
1.1. 	Scope
1.1.1 	What is American Literature?
1.1.2. 	Parameters
1.1.3 	Typologies
1.2	Interviews
1.3 	Resource Descriptions
1.4 	Delving Deeper into the Literature
1.5 	A Word about the Audience 
2. Summary of Findings
2.1 	'A Revolution Led from Above'
2.2 	Creating a Culture of Innovation
2.3 	Building Cyberinfrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences
2.4 	Shaping the Future	 
2.5 	Communities of Practice 
2.6	Tools to the Rescue?
2.6.1 	Tool Projects Under way
2.7 	What's Not to Like?
2.7.1 	Insufficient Peer-Review Processes
2.7.2 	Absence of Trusted Mechanisms to Sustain and Preserve Digital Work
2.7.3 	Thorny Issues of Copyright and Permissions
2.7.4 	Paucity of Sustainable Business Models
2.7.5 	Dearth of Specialists 
2.8 	Conclusion: Toward a 'Celestial Kaleidoscope'
3. Review of Resources
3.1	Quality-Controlled Subject Gateways
	3.1.1	Identifying Internet Resources: A History Lesson
	3.1.2	Directories of American Literature Internet Resources
	3.1.3	Contact Your Librarian
 3.1.4	Resource Links
3.2	Author Studies
	3.2.1	Author Societies
	3.2.2	Scholarly Editions
	3.2.3	Other Models and Producers of Digital Content
	3.2.4	Interpretative and Teaching Collections
	3.2.5	Resource Links
3.3	E-Book Collections and Alternative Publishing Models
	3.3.1	Public Domain E-Books
	3.3.2	Digital Conversion Projects: Overview
3.3.2.1 Distributed Proofreading: Project Gutenberg
3.3.2.2 Page Images with 'Rough OCR': Making of America
3.3.2.3 Conversion from Microfilm to Fully Encoded Transcriptions: Wright 
	American Fiction
3.3.2.4 Conversion from Original Print Copy to Fully Encoded Texts: Early 
	American Fiction
3.3.2.5 Mass-Digitization Projects: One Million Books Plus
3.3.3	Indexes of E-Books
3.3.3.1 A Master Index: Digital Book Index
3.3.3.2 An Archival and Distribution Management Service: Oxford Text Archive
3.3.3.3 Online Books Page, Celebration of Wemen Writers, and the Alex 
	Catalogue of Electronic Texts
	3.3.4	Scholars' Concerns: Ensuring Quality and Sustainability
	3.3.5	Post-Script to the Future: Alternative Publishing Communities
3.3.5.1 EServer
3.3.5.2 Electronic Literature Organization
3.3.5.3 NINES
3.3.5.4 eScholarship Program
3.3.5.5 Rotunda
	3.3.6	Resource Links
3.4	Reference Resources and Full-Text Collections
	3.4.1	Quality Proprietary Products
3.4.1.1 Evaluated
3.4.1.2 At a Price
	3.4.2	Scholar-Publisher-Librarian Partnerships
		3.4.2.1 Text Creation Partnership
	3.4.3	Resource Descriptions
3.4.3.1 Catalogs
3.4.3.2 Bibliography of Printed Works
3.4.3.3 Indexes
3.4.3.4 Bibliographies of Scholarship
3.4.3.5 Corpora
3.4.3.6 Full-Text Periodicals
3.4.3.7 Full-Text Newspapers
3.4.3.8 Full-Text Fiction
3.4.3.9 Full-Text Poetry
3.4.3.10 Full-Text Drama
3.4.3.11 Integrative Platforms
3.5	Collections by Design
	3.5.1	Why Digitize?
	3.5.2	Metadata
	3.5.3	Discovery
3.5.3.1 Directories of Digital Collections or Aggregations
3.5.3.2 Finding Special Collections and Archives
3.5.3.3 EAD Tools
3.5.3.4 Consolidated Access to Finding Aids
3.5.3.5 Exhibitions on the Web
	3.5.4	Genre Collections
3.5.4.1 Fiction
3.5.4.2 Poetry
3.5.4.3 Manuscripts, Documents, Archival Ephemera
3.5.4.4 Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories
3.5.4.5 Drama
	3.5.5	Resource Links		
3.6	Teaching Applications
	3.6.1	A Profusion of Resources
	3.6.2	From ?Dynamic Syllabi? to Digital Learning Environments
	3.6.3	Taking a Closer Look: Syllabus Finder
	3.6.4	Intentional Change: The Visible Knowledge Project
	3.6.5	The Role of Professional Organizations
	3.6.6	Engaging Departments of English, American Students and Students
	3.6.7	Resource Links
Appendixes
Appendix 1:	Interviewees
Appendix 2: 	Glossary 
Appendix 3: 	Guiding Questions for Vetters of Scholarly Editions 
Appendix 4: 	Checklist for Evaluation of Free e-Books
Appendix 5: 	Checklist of Criteria Used in Literature Research Guide
References 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

American literature -- Research -- Computer network resources.
American literature -- History and criticism -- Computer network resources.
American literature -- Bibliography -- Computer network resources.
American literature -- History and criticism -- Data processing.
American literature -- Bibliography -- Data processing.
American literature -- Research -- Data processing.
American literature -- Computer network resources.
American literature -- Data processing.