Shawn Martin is the Scholarly Communication Librarian at the University of
Pennsylvania and an adjunct professor at the College of Computing and Informatics at
Drexel University. He has a BA in history from Ohio State University, an MA in history
from the College of William and Mary, and has worked at the Ohio Historical Society and
the University of Michigan. Shawn also works in a variety of professional organizations
within Philadelphia and nationally. 

Journal Articles

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Using Digital Content to Provide Students With Virtual Experiences in an Online History of the Book Course (with Lisl Zach), EduLearn14 Proceedings (2014)

The History of the Book course is a traditional mainstay of library and information science...

 

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Limelight Arts: Applying a Holistic Approach to Arts Education (with LaShawn Anthony), Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal (2012)

For over 100 years, community art centers have supplemented or even replaced arts education in...

 

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Cultural Data Project: Measuring the Impact of the Arts (with Rebecca McElroy), Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal (2012)

The Cultural Data Project (CDP) aspires to change the very way we discuss and justify...

 

Contributions to Books

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Open Access and Digital Libraries: A Case Study of the Text Creation Partnership, Electronic Publishing: Politics and Pragmatics (2010)

Many people operate under the assumption that Open/Closed access is a binary proposition. Either the...

 

Popular Press

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The Age of Erasable Books, The Atlantic (2014)

What a society chooses to rewrite is as revealing as what it records in the...

 

Unpublished Papers

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A Modest Proposal for Scholarly Publishing: 21st Century Ideas for a 19th Century System, New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (2012)

In 1729 Jonathan Swift wrote A Modest Proposal which proposed (albeit sarcastically) that Irish peasants...

 

Presentations

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Institutional Repository Personality Disorder: How Do We Cure it?, SPARC Digital Repositories Meeting (2008)
 

Other

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What's Next: Patterns and Practices in History in Print and Online (2011)

Panel Discussion at the American Historical Association

 

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Is Google Good for History (2010)

Panel Discussion at the American Historical Association