Innovating about books, libraries, reading and literature.

CODEX is a community of people who want to imagine the future of books and reading. Programmers, designers, writers, librarians, publishers, readers, bookstore wanderers, literary dreamers—all are welcome.

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Eligibility

CODEX is a community of people who want to imagine the future of books and reading. Programmers, designers, writers, librarians, publishers, readers, bookstore wanderers, literary dreamers—all are welcome.

Requirements

Anything innovative around books, reading, libraries and literature. Let your imagination roam.

How to enter

This registration/application form helps us make sure we have a good balance of participants given our limited capacity (around 100 people).  We're looking for a broad swath of participants to create great projects relating to books, reading, libraries, publishing.

Thanks to the generosity of sponsors we will likely have travel stipend budgets for folks who are coming from out of town and can work on sponsor projects. This can take the form of a shared hotel rooms or stipends.

So make sure to indicate if you need one.  Our base rate for stipends is $200 (for the Northeast) and up to $250 (further away). It can go higher than that depending on demand, if you are willing to work on a sponsor project, or if we need to balance the talent pool (e.g. designers) and how much more money we can get from our sponsors! 

Apply here: https://plympton.submittable.com/submit/71410/codex-mit-hackathon-application-2017

Judges

Jennifer 8. Lee

Jennifer 8. Lee
Plympton

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
    We are looking for anything collaborative and celebratory that demonstrates a love of books, reading, literature and libraries. Remember everyone wins with book schwag.