Understanding the Social Edition Through Iterative Implementation: The Case of the Devonshire MS (BL Add MS 17492)

By Constance Crompton1, Alyssa Arbuckle2, Ray Siemens2, Devonshire MS Editorial Group2

1. University of British Columbia, Okanagan 2. University of Victoria

This article reports on the ongoing social edition-building process. Using the social edition of the Devonshire Manuscript as a case study, the authors assess the scholarly potential of editing in public with...

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This article reports on the ongoing social edition-building process. Using the social edition of the Devonshire Manuscript as a case study, the authors assess the scholarly potential of editing in public with contributions and feedback from the existing knowledge communities surrounding Wikibooks, Wikipedia, Twitter, and other social media spaces. Working at the intersection of academic and social media culture, they share the feedback of their advisory board, Twitter followers, and Wikipedia editors.

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Originally published in Scholarly and Research Communication volume 4 / issue 3 

Year: 2013

DOI: https://doi.org/10.22230/src.2013v4n3a118

License: CC BY-NC-ND 2.5 CA

Original citation: Crompton, Constance, Alyssa Arbuckle, and Raymond Siemens. 2013. “Understanding the Social Edition through Iterative Implementation: The Case of the Devonshire MS (BL Add MS 17492).” Scholarly and Research Communication 4.3: 9pp.