September 6, 2013
A book without a book.
(Ostensibly) Part of a Letter from Mr. Clark to Mr Ludlow, Concerning Several Roman Antiquities Found Near the Devizes in Wiltshire (1701). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 23, 2009.

A book without a book.

(Ostensibly) Part of a Letter from Mr. Clark to Mr Ludlow, Concerning Several Roman Antiquities Found Near the Devizes in Wiltshire (1701). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 23, 2009.

April 23, 2013
Motion, distortion, correction, hand of employee.
From p. 306-308 (?) of British Education: or, The Source of the Disorders of Great Britain by Thomas Sheridan (1756). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized April 26, 2006.

Motion, distortion, correction, hand of employee.

From p. 306-308 (?) of British Education: or, The Source of the Disorders of Great Britain by Thomas Sheridan (1756). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized April 26, 2006.

April 17, 2013

Neon; uncropped; distortion.

Throughout A Charitable Proposal for Relieving the Sick and Needy, and Other Distressed Persons (1720). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 24, 2009.

April 7, 2013
Employee holds in paper ephemera.
From the front matter of The Jungle by Upton Sinclair (1906). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized January 20, 2010.

Employee holds in paper ephemera.

From the front matter of The Jungle by Upton Sinclair (1906). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized January 20, 2010.

April 1, 2013
Tissue paper cone.
From p. 32 of My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass (1855). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Tissue paper cone.

From p. 32 of My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass (1855). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

March 27, 2013

Glitched hands.

From the front and back matter of The Works: Serious and Comical, In Prose and Verse by Thomas Brown and James Drake (1730). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized September 27, 2011.

March 19, 2013
Page turning. Submitted by Laura Estill. 
From p. 550-553 of Locorum Communium Tituli et Ordines Centum Quinquaginta, ad Aeriem Praedicamentorum Decem Descripti by John Foxe (1557). Original from Austrian National Library. Digitized January 3 2012.

Page turning. Submitted by Laura Estill

From p. 550-553 of Locorum Communium Tituli et Ordines Centum Quinquaginta, ad Aeriem Praedicamentorum Decem Descripti by John Foxe (1557). Original from Austrian National Library. Digitized January 3 2012.

March 12, 2013
"An Enigma" of distortion and correction of employee’s hand.
From p. 104 of The Juvenile Forget Me Not, edited by Mrs. S. C. Hall (1830). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 15, 2006.

"An Enigma" of distortion and correction of employee’s hand.

From p. 104 of The Juvenile Forget Me Not, edited by Mrs. S. C. Hall (1830). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 15, 2006.

March 12, 2013
Glitch composition.
From the front matter of A Sorrowful Respect Paid to the Dead Vindicated: and Proper Limits Set to It by Thomas Barnard (1718). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 23, 2009.

Glitch composition.

From the front matter of A Sorrowful Respect Paid to the Dead Vindicated: and Proper Limits Set to It by Thomas Barnard (1718). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 23, 2009.

February 26, 2013
A book composed entirely of employee’s corrected fingers over blank pages.
A True Copy of a Letter from the Reverend Mr. Greenshields (1709). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 27, 2009.

A book composed entirely of employee’s corrected fingers over blank pages.

A True Copy of a Letter from the Reverend Mr. Greenshields (1709). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 27, 2009.

January 30, 2013

Employee’s fingers autocorrected with mirrored text. 

Throughout An Exact Narrative of Many Surprizing Matters of Fact Uncontestably Wrought By an Evil Spirit or Spirits, In the House of Master Jan Smagge (1709). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 10, 2009.

December 4, 2012

Small book in large library boards, with hands of employee and digitization equipment clips.

Throughout Mother Goose’s Melody: or, Sonnets for the Cradle by William Shakespeare (1794). Original from Indiana University. Digitized July 2, 2009.

November 27, 2012
Employee’s autocorrected hand hovers over the page.
Throughout A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Employee’s autocorrected hand hovers over the page.

Throughout A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

November 19, 2012

Employee’s fingertips autocorrected with text.

Throughout The Soules Preparation for Christ: A Treatise of Contrition by Thomas Hooker (1638). Original from Oxford University. Digitized September 1, 2006.

October 6, 2012

Uncropped pages with employee’s fingers partially corrected and neon colors.

Throughout Considerations on the Present State of Affairs in Great-Britain by Daniel Defoe (1718). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 27, 2009.