Ian T. Thomas

Category: writing

For the Love of Short Books

My love for big novels is longstanding and deep-seated. Friends’ eyes glaze over as I go on and on about…

MLA 8 Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Citations

(tl;dr: MLA 8 makes some major changes, but they’re great and you should love them.) WHY When style guides were…

Scholarly Serendipity

Dan Cohen recently delivered a talk on what scholars want from a digital library at a Digital Public Library of…

MAP/ACA Conference

Just last weekend I had the good fortune to attend the Mid-Atlantic Pop/American Culture Association Conference in Boston, MA. Besides…

Upon Reading "An Open Letter"

Texts have a curious way of affecting their readers differently at different points of their lives.  (I’m tempted to take…

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