Citations for readings and videos are posted here. In most cases, you will be able to download and read the reading assignment; you may need to authenticate for access to articles from City Tech library subscription databases.
A few readings will be available on reserve in the City Tech library.
Baker, N. (2008, March 20). The charms of Wikipedia. New York Review of Books 55(4).

Bee, R. (2008). The importance of preserving paper-based objects in a digital world. Library Quarterly, 78, 179-194.

boyd, d. (2008). Facebook’s Privacy Trainwreck. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 14(1), 13 -20.

Center for Social Media. (2008). The code of best practices in fair use for media literacy education.

Common Craft. (2007). Blogs in plain English.

Common Craft. (2008). Social media in plain English.

Common Craft. (2007). Wikis in plain English.

Common Craft. (2008). Web search strategies in plain English.

Cornell University Library. (2009). Critically analyzing information sources.

Dye, J. (2006). Folksonomy: A game of high-tech (and high-stakes) tag. EContent, 29(3), 38-43.

Edge, I.E. (2006). Write it down! The importance of documentation. Tech Directions 66(3), 16-18.

Eland, T. (2004). Critical thinking, deviant knowledge and the alternative press. Minnesota Association for Continuing Adult Education Update Newsletter, December, 4-6.
(available at Thinking Deviant Knowledge.pdf)

Elton, S. (2009, August 29). Love for labels. Billboard, 121(34), 4.

Faden, E. (2007). A fair(y) use tale.

Fister, B. (2003). The devil in the details: Media representation of ritual abuse and evaluation of sources. SIMILE: Studies in Media and Information Literacy Education, 3(2), 1-14.

Gibaldi, J. (2009). MLA handbook for writers of research papers. New York: Modern Language Association of America.

Goodin, D. (2007, January 8). Managing content in a rich-media world. InfoWorld.,0

Grey, C.G.P (2011). Copyright: Forever less one day.

Grimmelman, J. (2008/2009). The Google Dilemma. New York Law School Law Review, 53, 939-950. &context=james_grimmelmann

Harrington, M. and C. Meade. (2008). read:write: Digital possibilities for literature. Institute for the Future of the Book.

Harrod, H. (2009, March 28). It’s the playground of narcissistic teenagers and amateur photographers, but 3 billion images (and counting) on Flickr could be the greatest social document of the century. Daily Telegraph, 22.

Hauptman, R. (2008). Documentation. A history and critique of attribution, commentary, glosses, marginalia, notes, bibliographies, works-cited lists, and citation indexing and analysis. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. (in the library on Reserve: call number PN171 .F56 H38 2008)

Isserman, M. (2003, May 2). Plagiarism: a lie of the mind. Chronicle of Higher Education, 49(34), B12.

Leibman, A. (2010). How search engines work: the mechanics behind the results. Smart Computing, 21(6), 50-51.

Lessig, L. (2007). Larry Lessig on laws that choke creativity.

Levi, Y. (2008). Digital preservation: An ever-growing challenge. Information Today, 25(8), 22.

Levinson, C. (2006). Anthropology, taxonomies, and publishing. Online, 30(4), 28-30.

Library of Congress. (n.d.). Library of Congress Classification Outline.

Liddy, E. (2001). How a search engine works. Searcher, 9(5), 39-45.

Malitz, D. (2007, October 11). Radiohead’s ‘Rainbows’: Is free release a potential pot of gold? The Washington Post, C01.

Marshall, Patrick. “Online Privacy.” CQ Researcher 6 Nov. 2009: 933-56. Web. 12 Jan. 2011.

Martin, B. (1998). The politics of research. In Information liberation: Challenging the corruptions of information power. London: Freedom Press (available at:

Pavlik, J. V. (2008). Media in the digital age. New York: Columbia University Press. (in the library on Reserve: call number HM851 .P38 2008)

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) (2009). APA Formatting and Style Guide.

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) (2009). MLA Formatting and Style Guide.

Robinson, C. (2009). Documentation dilemmas. Journal for Quality & Participation, 31(4), 35-37.

Sloan, R. (2004.). EPIC 2015 – Museum of Media History.

UC Berkeley – Teaching Library Internet Workshops. (2010). Evaluating web pages: Techniques to apply and questions to ask.

Web 2.0. (2012, January 26). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

Widdicombe, L. (2012, February 13). The Plagiarist’s Tale. The New Yorker. Retrieved from

Wright, F. (1997). The history and characteristics of zines, Part I.

Zine World. (2007). Zines 101—A quick guide to zines.

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