Category Archives: footnote

everyday annotation

Last week I stumbled across the book Annotation, written by Remi Kalir and Antero Garcia. As the title suggests, the book is all about the history and practices of annotating texts. And probably because the book is from the MIT … Continue reading

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for the reader – citations, reference lists, tables of contents and indexes

Most of us understand that citation is about locating our work in the field. We cite to show that we understand the field, that we know who counts and we understand what previous studies are important. We cite to show … Continue reading

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a little fluff on the footnote

I love a good footnote (1), me. But I know some people loathe them. I just can’t understand this. What’s not to like about a good footnote? Humanities scholars tend to like a good footnote; some citation styles – many¬†used … Continue reading

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