We have added new content to our Rotunda Founding Era collection representing a total of nearly 20,000 documents, from the papers of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington.
Our Dolley Madison Digital Edition, edited by Holly C. Shulman, has been updated with 300 new documents, 360 additional identifications of people, places, and terms, and six new editorial essays exploring aspects of Dolley’s life during her widowhood in the 1840s.
In 2004, what had been known since its establishment two years earlier as the “Electronic Imprint” of UVA Press was branded as “Rotunda”, and we produced our first website to go along with it, at
rotunda.upress.virginia.edu. With a design by Bill Covert centered on an award-winning logo, the site has served us well for eight years as the public face of Rotunda and a gateway to our publications. But with the new year, we have moved all of our general descriptive content about Rotunda to a hierarchy under the tab on the Press website.
If you are reading this post, you have arrived at the redesigned University of Virginia Press website, scheduled for its public beta launch on 18 November 2011. It is powered by a combination of WordPress and MarkLogic Server, with book search and display fed by an automated ONIX XML workflow rather than the time consuming [...]