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eLife Partners with Hypothesis to Advance Open Scholarly Annotation

We're thrilled to announce our first customer today, eLife — an open access life sciences journal. The press release announcing our partnership is attached below. eLife partners with Hypothesis to advance open scholarly annotation Wednesday, September 14, 2016 eLife, a non-profit initiative inspired by research funders and led by scientists, is working with Hypothes.is to [...]

By |2020-03-22T17:31:14-07:00September 13th, 2016|

The Margin #2 – New Features and Open Positions

The Margin Newsletter #2 Since we last updated you we’ve accomplished a tremendous amount. We’ve shipped key enhancements (and have many more in store), made life easier for developers, hired staff and secured substantially more funding. We’re excited to bring you some of our recent news, and hope you might connect us to some new [...]

By |2016-09-13T20:22:32-07:00August 26th, 2016|

Science in the Classroom

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), publisher of Science, provides an educational resource called Science in the Classroom (SitC) that "helps students understand the structure and workings of professional scientific research." It looks like this: Graduate students provide annotations that are categorized as shown in the Learning Lens widget. Readers select one [...]

By |2017-05-24T17:28:21-07:00June 6th, 2016|

A Coalition for Scholarly Annotation

On April 17th, the Annotating all Knowledge coalition gathered in Portland to begin the work of defining, designing, and implementing a common framework for scholarly collaboration. Members of the coalition include publishers, platform providers, librarians, standards makers, and technologists who share a common interest in annotation of all scholarly content for the benefit of scientists, [...]

By |2017-06-22T22:53:25-07:00April 27th, 2016|

Direct Linking

If you click here, one of two things will happen. With the Hypothesis extension installed, you'll open a page at dougengelbart.org where the Hypothesis sidebar will open and focus on one annotation. The annotation highlights this sentence in an email written by Eugene Eric Kim: Over the past several months, I have found the granular [...]

By |2017-04-28T07:11:55-07:00April 12th, 2016|

Better tech via annotation: using Hypothesis to improve your technical documentation, code, and tutorials

This guest post was written by Dr. Amanda Visconti, a UX designer/developer & digital humanities assistant professor at Purdue University Libraries. You can follow her @Literature_Geek or read her posts on digital humanities web development and other DH experimentation at LiteratureGeek.com. Hypothesis makes inline annotation on any web resource possible: a visually small change from [...]

By |2016-03-22T17:05:51-07:00March 22nd, 2016|

DIY @mentions

A posse of Hypothesis users got together for delightful exploration that started with Playful Annotation in the Open and continued in the Hypothesis annotation layer for that blog post. (And then in an annotation layer on that annotation layer!) One of the questions that came up was about @mentions:   Until @mentions are an in-app feature [...]

By |2016-02-21T17:51:15-08:00February 21st, 2016|

Letters to the Next President 2.0

Letters to the Next President 2.0 supports educators in providing interest-driven opportunities to foster and encourage youth voice and civic engagement. The project provides resources, learning opportunities, and curriculum ideas that help educators leverage the excitement around a national election by engaging youth in the US with reading, writing, and media-making about issues that matter. [...]

By |2016-07-29T21:05:55-07:00February 1st, 2016|

Classrooms Annotating the State of the Union

We're annotating tonight here: State of the Union address Or, for a direct link that includes the Hypothes.is application, click here: State of the Union address (with Hypothes.is proxied) One of the coolest experiences I've had with collaborative annotation is watching folks live-annotate a document just made public. This happens everyday on Rap Genius when new music is [...]

By |2016-01-20T22:38:32-08:00January 11th, 2016|

The Literary Anthology in the Age of Web Annotation

On Monday (December 14th, 2015), we hosted the first in a series of webinars focused on the pedagogy of web annotation. A recording of the live stream is viewable below and at the Google+ page for the event. This first installment, "The Literary Anthology in the Age of Web Annotation," was focused on using web annotation in the English classroom and [...]

By |2015-12-17T20:34:34-08:00December 9th, 2015|