By midnight of the day before your class, please post full citations for two of any of the following types of resources related to your topic:
- newsgroups, e-mail lists, listservs, online forums, e.g., the Women’s Poetry listserv;
- personal, institutional, publication-based, or community-based blogs, e.g., the personal blog of Professor Michael Bérubé.
Please annotate each resource with a paragraph that summarizes/describes the source and also evaluates how useful the source might be for your research. Please make sure you indicate when you are quoting from another source by using quotation marks and introductory phrases!!
Other useful online scholarly communities include the Calls for Papers e-mail list at the University of Pennsylvania and the two major higher education trade journals: The Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed.
Many of these online resources (though unfortunately not all) can be sent in an easily scannable form to your personal computer via a web feed (aka RSS feed). See how it works in my e-mail (I use Thunderbird) below. You can also see some recent calls for papers in my regular e-mail inbox; I’ve filtered them into a subfolder. If you could see my regular inbox you’d also see e-mails from a few random scholarly lists, including Versification.