Editors’ Choice: On libraries, code, support, inspiration, and collaboration

This issue marks the 25th issue of the Code4Lib Journal since it launched in 2007. At that time, Jonathan Rochkind (co-ordinating editor of the first issue), wrote “We want the immediacy of a blog, the usefulness of a professional conference, the reliable quality of a good scholarly journal, and the participatory nature of our online communities, all in one easy to read and easy to produce package.”

We’re still running that experiment seven years later, with different co-ordinating editors each issue, and I’m delighted that this has been my opportunity to shepherd our community’s efforts… but all the credit goes to the authors for volunteering to take the time to share their findings with the community, and to the editors for helping refine those words and ideas for publication.

Continue reading at Code4Lib Journal: Editorial introduction: On libraries, code, support, inspiration, and collaboration.

This content was selected for Digital Humanities Now by Editor-in-Chief Lisa Rhody based on nominations by Editors-at-Large: Abigail Scheg, Angela Zhou, Cinzia Pusceddu-Gangarosa, Daniel Petry, Estee Beck, Jeffery Temple, Lisa Munro, Rhae Lynn Barnes, Stephanie Barnwell, and Stephanie Beck Cohen.