Mapping Banned Books v2

by on Aug.07, 2009, under general

If you read my earlier post about mapping banned books you’ll know that I put out a call for people to submit banned books to the Google Map I made. I figured it would an awesome opportunity for collaborative distributed social production among many decentralized but responsible netizens, straight out of a Yochai Benkler article.

My glorious plan was upstaged when a brilliant and talented [and, full disclosure, very close friend of mine] at the ABFFE named Alita Edelman mapped every book in the ALA records over the past two years.

It’s cool (if scary) stuff. Check it out.

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