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Seminar on the History of the Book, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ, March 5, 2009,; Brian L. Pytlik Zillig, “TEI
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RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage 1 (2000): 70–72; Koda 2008, 479–480;
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20 For an exception, see Peter Hirtle, “Removing All Restrictions: Cornell’s New Policy on Use of Public
Domain Reproductions,” Research Library Issues, no. 266 (Oct. 2009): 1–6,
21 Carol Mandel, “Hidden Collections: The Elephant in the Closet,” RBM: A Journal of Rare Books,
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24 Francis X. Blouin Jr. and William Rosenberg, Processing the Past: Contesting Authority in History and the
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25 Crane 2006, 2009; Christopher Blackwell and Gregory Crane, “Conclusion: Cyberinfrastructure, the
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26 George Bernard Shaw, “The Man of Destiny,” in Plays: Pleasant and Unpleasant: The Second Volume
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27 Williams 2009, 8.
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