Video: The Ivory Tower and the Open Web

Here’s the video of my plenary talk “The Ivory Tower and the Open Web,” given at the Coalition for Networked Information meeting in Washington in December, 2010. A general description of the talk: The web is now over twenty years old, and there is no doubt that the academy has taken advantage of its tremendous […]

Zotero Everywhere

Here’s the big news today from our Zotero project, or you can hear me do my best to explain what’s next for Zotero on the recording of today’s broadcast of the Zotero announcement. We’re delighted to announce Zotero Everywhere, a major new initiative generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Zotero Everywhere is aimed […]

Live Broadcast of “What’s Next for Zotero”

If you’re interested in what’s next for the Zotero project (hopefully your favorite open-source tool for research management), please tune in on Wednesday, September 22, at 11am EDT (1500 GMT) for a live broadcast of the announcement on the Center for History and New Media’s Ustream channel, followed by a question and answer session with […]

Zotero 2.0 Is Here!

After an extensive development and testing period and the addition of even more features to make academic research easier, more collaborative, and ready for the future, Zotero 2.0 went public tonight. I’ll be blogging extensively about Zotero 2.0 in this space over the coming weeks and months as it continues to develop, but here’s a […]

Official Statement

George Mason University has just released an official statement about the Thomson Reuters lawsuit over the Center for History and New Media‘s Zotero, an open source competitor to TR’s EndNote: The Thomson Reuters Corporation has sued the Commonwealth of Virginia over Zotero, a project based at George Mason University’s Center for History and New Media […]

Big Zotero News

No, not that other news. For those using Zotero 1.5, you can now browse your Zotero library on your iPhone or iPod Touch. (Or from any web browser on a computer or phone.) Just another way that the Zotero project keeps innovating to serve the academic community. And in case you missed it, we’ve also […]

Items of Interest for June 12, 2008

Jeremy Boggs continues his series on the “Digital Humanities Design and Development Process” with a detailed post explaining his design principles, and showing how he developed compelling design elements like the logo for Omeka. One of the things we’ve learned at the Center for History and New Media over the last 15 years is that […]