Information & Culture Recent Issues

Find journal articles and authors from recent issues of Information & Culture below.

Special Issue: Datafication and Cultural Heritage: Critical Perspectives on Exhibition and Collection Practices

Guest Editors:  Karin Hansson, Anna Näslund Dahlgren, and Teresa Cerratto Pargman


  • No Incentives to Interact: A Case Study of Mobile Phone Interactions with Martin Luther King Jr. Memorials in Washington, DC

by Larissa Hugentobler

  • Curating China’s Cultural Revolution (1966-1976): CR/10 as a Warburgian Memory Atlas and Digital Humanities Interface

by Rongqian Ma

  • Negotiating the Past Online: Holocaust Commemoration between Iran and Israel

by Aya Yadlin

  • Datafying Museum Visitors: A Research Agenda

by Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt

  • The Case for a Digital World Heritage Label

by Carl Öhman

Book Reviews

  • Information Activism: A Queer History of Lesbian Media Technologies, by Cait McKinney

reviewed by Aems Emswiler

  • The Queer Games Avant-Garde: How LGBTQ Game Makers are Reimagining the Medium of Video Games, by Bonnie Ruberg

reviewed by Daniella Gáti

  • Women’s Activism and New Media in the Arab World, by Ahmed Al-Rawi

reviewed by Walid Ghali


  • Cards, Cabinets, and Compression in Early Stock Photography

by Diana Kamin

  • Making and Debunking Myths about the Old West: A Case Study of Misinformation for Information Scholars

by William Aspray

  • Open Source Religion: Spiritual Software and the Production and Ownership of Religious Data (1955–2010)

by Andrew Ventimiglia

  • Structural, Referential, and Normative Information

by Liqian Zhou

  • “The Little Strangers at Our Gate”: Toronto Public Library’s Experimentation with the Settlement House Movement, 1910s-1930s

by Elisa Sze

Book Reviews

  • Notes from the Senior Book Review Editor

by James A. Hodges

  • Ideology and Libraries: California, Diplomacy, and Occupied Japn, 1945–1952, by Michael K. Buckland, with assistance of Masaya Takayama

Reviewed by Noah Lenstra

  • Reckonings: Numerals, Cognition, and History, by Stephen Chrisomalis

Reviewed by Andrew Dillon


  • Norms and Open Systems in Open Science

by Johanna Cohoon and James Howison

  • Processing Mad Men: Media Studies, Legitimation, and Archival Description

by Kate Cronin

  • Leveraging Secrets: Displaced Archives, Information Asymmetries, and Ba’thist Chronophagy in Iraq

by Michael Degerald

  • Minding the Gap: Creating Meaning from Missing and Anomalous Data

by Ciaran B. Trace and Yan Zhang

Book Reviews

  • Archival Returns: Central Australia and Beyond, Edited by Linda Barwick, Jennifer Green, and Petronella Vaarzon-Morel

Reviewed by Monica Galassi

  • Architects of Memory: Information and Rhetoric in a Networked Archival Age, by Nathan R. Johnson

Reviewed by James A. Hodges

  • The Creativity Code: Art and Innovation in the Age of AI, by Marcus Du Sautoy

Reviewed by Jina Hong

  • The Know Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America, by Sara E. Igo

Reviewed by Andrea Ringer

  • Lie Machines: How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives, by Philip N. Howard

Reviewed by Claudia Flores Saviaga

  • The Information Manifold: Why Computers Can’t Solve Algorithmic Bias and Fake News, by Antonio Badia

Reviewed by Christina Varda


  • Knowledge Organization in the Wild: The Propaedia, Roget’s, and the DDC

by Jonathan Furner

  • Hegel and Knowledge Organization, or Why the Dewey Decimal Classification Is Not Hegelian

by Shachar Freddy Kislev

  • The Public Interest and the Information Superhighway: The Digital Future Coalition (1996–2002) and the Afterlife of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

by Bryan Bello and Patricia Aufderheide

  • What Documents Cannot Do: Revisiting Michael Polanyi and the Tacit Knowledge Dilemma

by C. Sean Burns

Book Reviews

  • The Promise of Artificial Intelligence: Reckoning and Judgement, by Brian Cantwell Smith

Reviewed by Elliott Hauser

  • Cloud Ethics: Algorithms and the Attributes of Ourselves, by Louise Amoore

Reviewed by Elliott Hauser

  • From Russia with Code: Programming Migrations in Post-Soviet Times, edited by Mario Biagioli and Vincent Antonin Lépinay

Reviewed by Adam Kriesberg

  • Digital Data Collection and Information Privacy Law, by Mark Burdon

Reviewed by Brandon Butler

  • Reprogramming the American Dream: From Rural America to Silicon Valley—Making AI Serve Us All, by Keven Scott, with Greg Shaw

Reviewed by Christine T. Wolf