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Internet Archive Blogs

2 November, 2017
Now you can embed TV News Archive news clips when commenting and annotating the web, thanks to a new integration from


31 October, 2017
Over 200 participants spent three eventful days in Berlin last week to discuss ideas, ongoing projects and future developments around Open Science. As an appropriate location to demonstrate the benefits of breaking down barriers, the motto of FORCE2017 was “Changing the culture”. While most of the GigaScience team was in Shenzhen for ICG, Hans Zauner was on hand in what is one of our favourite meetings.

Steel Wagstaff

28 October, 2017
For the past few years, I’ve been working to improve how content experts at my university can write, develop, and publish open educational resources. Early in 2016, I published my own set of core principles for an authoring & publishing tool. For the last two years, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about how to better accomplish the last two principles on that original list, namely how to incorporate multimedia, web annotation, and interactivity into our texts, and how to ensure that we can incorporate these texts into various learning management systems, complete with assessment and learning analytics capabilities.

AGU Editors' Vox

14 September, 2017
AGU journals will incorporate open source software to facilitate dialog among reviewers, editors and authors during peer review.

Inside Higher Ed

9 August, 2017
In recent years, a movement to make research more transparent has taken root in the social sciences. Innovative platforms and technical tools empower scholars to provide a more complete picture of their research.

Investigación Social punto Net

27 July, 2017
Investigación Social punto Net ( is a project based in Bolivia that provides a collaborative publishing and communication platform focused on the social sciences. This post in Spanish describes how has integrated annotation into their platform using Hypothesis. is led by the nonprofit organization, Nodo Común, which is a member of Annotating All Knowledge, a coalition of some of the world’s key publishers, platforms, libraries, and technology organizations that collaborate to create an open, interoperable annotation layer over their content.


20 July, 2017
Peer review of research articles is a core part of our scholarly communication system. In spite of its importance, the status and purpose of peer review is often contested. What is its role in our modern digital research and communications infrastructure? Includes a discussion of how digital annotation using Hypothesis has the potential to enable new kinds of workflows where editors, authors, and reviewers all participate in conversations focussed on research manuscripts or other digital objects.

Research Information

18 July, 2017
Heather Staines describes the work of Hypothesis, which promotes annotation capability across the web.

App Ed Review

18 July, 2017 is a web tool that allows users to annotate online text and webpages. After registering with the and logging in, users next need to paste the address of the website they wish to annotate into the box. then loads the website in its shell. To annotate the website, users must first select text with their mouse, and then they can choose to highlight the text in color and/or annotate it. The “Highlight” option places a color overlay on the text, so it stands out when users view the website. The “Annotate” option allows users to add notes, images, stylized text, links, and tags in the margin next to the selected text.

The Scholarly Kitchen

13 July, 2017
With so many mergers and acquisitions around us, as well as the consistently high levels of interest in innovation, how can we anticipate what will stick and what won’t?
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