Friday, April 20, 2018

The labor of knowing

July 27, 2010 by  
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In the July 19 Wired, Jonah Lehrer alludes to the joys of fieldwork versus the “drudgery of the lab.” After several years’ work on the Citation Project, I have a much better sense of what he means. We set off on the Citation Project with the objective of having a broad data-based portrait of what […]

Citation project website!

September 13, 2009 by  
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After two days’ hard work, Sandra Jamieson and I have published a website for the Citation Project. We’ll work with design over the weeks to come, but all the basic pages are up. We’re hoping that the site offers reasonably succinct explanations of what the research is, why we’re doing it, who’s involved, and so […]

New article, new journal

August 11, 2009 by  
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I’m happy to say that an article that Patricia Serviss, Tanya Rodrigue, and I wrote has just been accepted at the new journal Writing and Pedagogy. They’re going to be publishing a special issue on plagiarism. Our article, titled “Writing from Sources, Writing from Sentences,” isn’t actually about plagiarism. Rather, it’s about some of the […]