Seminar cultivating theoretical, critical, and historical understanding of scholarly publishing through study of contemporary digital publishing and related issues in the digital humanities. Themes include markers of authorship and authority; contextual influences on interpretation; theories of audience. Hands-on work researching and building an openly accessible, web-based scholarly resource. Guest lecturers providing insight into current legal, technical, and ethical issues in digital publishing. Theoretical readings; analysis, critique, and reflection assignments; team-based discussion and collaboration; ongoing application to individual student projects.