Transparency and Organic DH Development: the Case of Mill Marginalia Online

Albert D. Pionke, University of Alabama

Although widely recognized for his publications in logic, epistemology, political economy, aesthetics, social reform, and other subjects, John Stuart Mill has been less well known for his extensive unpublished marginalia. Mill Marginalia Online, is seeking to change this, by making Mill handwritten marks and annotations publically available and fully searchable via a new web application, Project Director Albert Pionke will introduce the new site—the underlying technology of which is available for transfer to further DH projects—and will reflect on how MMO’s progressive revision can help to prepare future project directors to implement their own DH initiatives.