Information Access Seminar

From Scholars' Notes to New Forms of Scholarly Communication

Friday, September 23, 2016
3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Michael Buckland

First, a summary of six years experience with "open notebook humanities" during our "Editorial Practices and the Web" project working with historians preparing scholalrly editions of historically important texts. Then, an examination of how scholars working notes might lead to alternative approaches to scholarly publication without the high costs, long delays, and restricted access characteristic of legacy publication practices. David W. Lewis' new book "Reimagining the academic library" (Rowan & Littlefield, 2016) assumes a systematic transition to open access publication. How might that be achieved?

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September 22, 2016