Academic Year 2019-2020

LABORATORY OF DIGITAL PUBLISHING

Teachers

Alessandro Olto
Unit Credits
6
Teaching Period
First Period
Course Type
Caratterizzante
Prerequisites. None
Teaching Methods. Oral teching and lab
Verification of Learning. Publising assignment and oral exam
More Information. Non-attending student are asked to contact the techer in advance for the assignment and the bibliography.
Objectives
Knowing and understanding the needs of digital publishing; knowing the main bibliographic levels (monograph, collection, critical edition, scientific paper, educational paper, musical score, etc.); knowing the main computer languages for text and music coding; knowing the main software models for the representation of the publishing product; being able to design a digital publishing for literary, scientific and musical texts; being able to edit a digital publishing with the aid of computer tools and in relation to the different industrial needs; Been able to develop specific theoretical and computer models for the representation of the literary and musical text; being able to recognize the different bibliographic levels; being able to assess the adequacy of a digital publishing project in relation to its content and its intended use; being able to make a choice of the criteria and tools for digital representation best suited to different types of edition; being able to present with logical and terminological rigor, both in oral and in writing form (reports), issues concerning the digital publishing; being able to promote and enhance a digital publishing product; being able to find and use bibliographic and computer tools for the autonomous deepening.
Contents
The laboratory aims to provide the essential skills to the digital publisher. It focuses on the study of new forms of publication of literary, scientific and musical texts.It addresses the following topics: the main bibliographic levels (monograph, curation, critical edition, scientific article, popular article, musical score, etc.); the main digital coding languages for text and music; the main informatics models for the representation of the editorial product.
Texts
Robert Darnton, Il futuro del libro, Milano, Adelphi, 2009

Further bibliography assigned during the lessons.