The major question associated with open access is no longer whether OA should be at the centre of the mainstream scholarly communication system, but how? The key challenges are now about how to make OA work, not whether it should happen at all. That was the conclusion I came to following a large-scale analysis of…

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We are pleased to announce the publication of Building Histories of the National Mall: A Guide to Creating a Digital Public History Project (http://mallhistory.org/Guide), a comprehensive guide that details each phase of creating the award-winning website, Histories of the National Mall. The text showcases the voices of project team members, who authored specific sections that demonstrate…

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Debates in the Digital Humanities seeks to anthologize the best new work in the digital humanities (DH) each year. Submissions should take an argumentative stance, advocating clearly and explicitly from a particular point of view. Scholars and practitioners from across the disciplines (regardless of rank, position, or institutional affiliation) are invited to submit 300-word abstracts on…

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With the generous support of the Gerda Henkel Foundation, the German Historical Institute (GHI) and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at the George Mason University (RRCHNM) invite applications for a 12-month postdoctoral fellowship in digital history. The fellowship will provide a unique opportunity for the recipient to develop an innovative research project…

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We are educating new cohorts of students of the liberal arts, both graduate and undergraduate, perhaps best positioned to discover, interpret, and build upon a growing species of understanding—one that may be deeply uncomfortable, yet has been more deeply, fundamentally, and long desired in the humanities: the knowledge of relationships among the largest and smallest of…

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The University of Padua is hosting a conference on December 10, 2015. The conference will address the issue of digital literacy by focussing on three main areas: (1) Policies that promote the development of these skills; (2) Research on the necessary skills for efficiently engaging in digital environments in an informed manner; (3) Experiences and…

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The School of Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication (WRTC) at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August 2016.  We seek a colleague who specializes in digital media theory and practice, with a PhD (in hand by August 2016) in Technical and Professional Communication, Rhetoric and Composition or a related field. Read…

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