Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Editorial Policy Statement Revised

I have fixed two errors in the Editorial Policy Statement: I have changed "restraints" in the first paragraph to "constraints" and have replaced an en-dash in the Translations section with an em-dash.

Also, I have folded the longer correspondence editorial policy statement into the correspondence section so that the information now exists in a single location.


Spanish version of "Spanish Editions" Intro Page Posted

The Spanish Editions intro/index page,, now allows users to click through to a Spanish version of the page (a feature we recently adopted for the German editions). Matt Cohen translated the index page and provided the xhtml file.


Thursday, November 12, 2009

broken link fixed

The link to Ed Folsom's "Reply" ( from within "Database as Genre: The Epic Transformation of Archives" ( was pointing to the wrong file. I've fixed the link.


Thursday, November 5, 2009

German Translation Added

Liz and I finished preparing the German translation by Hans Reisiger for online publication, and it has now been added to the Whitman Archive website ( We decided to include a German translation of the introductory note, which you can access by clicking on the link in the upper right-hand corner.