August 1, 2014
Employee captured tearing page.
From the front matter of The Apples of New York, v. 1, by Spencer Ambrose Beach, Nathaniel Ogden Booth, and Orrin Morehouse Taylor (1905). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 2, 2010.

Employee captured tearing page.

From the front matter of The Apples of New York, v. 1, by Spencer Ambrose Beach, Nathaniel Ogden Booth, and Orrin Morehouse Taylor (1905). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 2, 2010.

February 27, 2014

Employee’s hands. Submitted by asfaltics.

Throughout The Science-History of the Universe, v. 1, edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler (1909). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized June 19, 2006.

January 29, 2014
Employee manicule.
From the front matter of Instructions for Collecting and Preserving Zoological Subjects by William Swaindan (1820). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 15, 2009.

Employee manicule.

From the front matter of Instructions for Collecting and Preserving Zoological Subjects by William Swaindan (1820). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 15, 2009.

January 23, 2014

Severe distortion. Submitted by sentimentandsediment.

Throughout Museum Metallicum Autoris (1739). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization.

May 13, 2013

Earthquake!

Throughout A Genuine Account of Earthquakes, Especially that at Oxford, in the Year 1695; and of Another Terrible One at Port-Royal, in Jamaica, in the Year 1692 (1750). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 11, 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 2, 2013
Employee holds paper ephemera over portrait photographed through tissue.
The frontispiece to Life of Frances Power Cobbe as Told by Herself by Frances Power Cobbe (1904). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 22, 2007.

Employee holds paper ephemera over portrait photographed through tissue.

The frontispiece to Life of Frances Power Cobbe as Told by Herself by Frances Power Cobbe (1904). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 22, 2007.

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 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.

February 13, 2013
Neon colors, employee’s corrected finger.
From the title page of The ABC of Photography, 10th ed. (1858). Original from Oxford University. Digitized June 1, 2009.

Neon colors, employee’s corrected finger.

From the title page of The ABC of Photography, 10th ed. (1858). Original from Oxford University. Digitized June 1, 2009.

October 21, 2012
Employee holds plate closed. Discovered by Christina Paik of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Paratexts.
From the back matter of A Description of the Mermaid, Now Offered to the Inspection of the Public, which was Found on Board a Native Vessel in the Archipelago of the Malaccas, and Carried to Batavia in a Dutch Ship (date unknown). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 18, 2009.

Employee holds plate closed. Discovered by Christina Paik of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Paratexts.

From the back matter of A Description of the Mermaid, Now Offered to the Inspection of the Public, which was Found on Board a Native Vessel in the Archipelago of the Malaccas, and Carried to Batavia in a Dutch Ship (date unknown). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 18, 2009.

June 29, 2012
Page-turning. 
From p. 240-243 (?) of A View of the Structure, Functions, and Disorders of the Stomach and Alimentary Organs of the Human Body by Thomas Hare (1821). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 27, 2006.

Page-turning. 

From p. 240-243 (?) of A View of the Structure, Functions, and Disorders of the Stomach and Alimentary Organs of the Human Body by Thomas Hare (1821). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 27, 2006.

May 30, 2012
Turning pages and employee’s finger autocorrected with text.
From p. 12-13 (?) of A Treatise on the Hair by James Woodman (1835). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 7, 2006.

Turning pages and employee’s finger autocorrected with text.

From p. 12-13 (?) of A Treatise on the Hair by James Woodman (1835). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 7, 2006.

May 22, 2012

Employee holds in paper ephemera.

From the front matter of Newspaper Accounts by Benjamin T. Norton (1895). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 26, 2007.

May 14, 2012
Selective autocorrect of employee’s fingertip.
From p. 256 of The Satyrs of Decimus Junius Juvinalis: and of Aulus Persius Flaccus, trans. Dryden, et. al. (1735). Original from Oxford University. Digitized October 11, 2007.

Selective autocorrect of employee’s fingertip.

From p. 256 of The Satyrs of Decimus Junius Juvinalis: and of Aulus Persius Flaccus, trans. Dryden, et. al. (1735). Original from Oxford University. Digitized October 11, 2007.