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The New Librarianship Field Guide | R. David Lankes
"This book offers a guide for librarians who see their profession as a chance to make a positive difference in their communities—librarians who recognize that it is no longer enough to stand behind a desk waiting to serve. R. David Lankes, author of The Atlas of New Librarianship, reminds librarians of their mission: to improve society by facilitating knowledge creation in their communities. In this book, he provides tools, arguments, resources, and ideas for fulfilling this mission. Librarians will be prepared to become radical positive change agents in their communities, and other readers will learn to understand libraries in a new way."
libraries  mission  scholarship  public  public-sphere 
april 2017 by tsuomela
What is Digital Scholarship? - Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship - LibGuides at Guilford College
"Thanks to a grant awarded to Guilford College by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Digital Directions for the Arts and Humanities, our community can explore the realm of digital scholarship, specifically as it relates to the growing field of the digital arts and humanities. From harnessing IBM punch card technology in the 1950s to using scores of Dominican monks to create a concordance in the 1200s, there is a rich history of scholars using available technology to analyze historic texts."
academic-center  education  pedagogy  digital  technology  scholarship  digital-scholarship 
november 2016 by tsuomela
DLAx | The Digital Liberal Arts Exchange
"Many schools have recently embarked upon initiatives in digital scholarship – those forms of scholarship largely in the humanities and humanistic social sciences that emphasize digital tools and infrastructure, as well as accompanying expertise and support. These initiatives bring new challenges, such as meeting the growing demand for technical support from faculty and students with trained staff and necessary hardware and software. Even institutions with well-established programs struggle to keep pace."
digital  digital-humanities  digital-library  libraries  scholarship  future  cooperation  consortium 
january 2016 by tsuomela
What is Digital Scholarship? A Typology | William G. Thomas III
"At a recent talk at the University of Colorado Boulder I discussed various definitions of digital scholarship and how we might categorize digital scholarship. My forthcoming essay in the second edition of Blackwell’s Companion to Digital Humanities deals with these questions in depth."
digital  scholarship  digital-humanities  typology 
march 2015 by tsuomela
Digital Scholarship Centers
"The purpose of this workshop was to explore the varying models of supporting digital scholarship in higher education, focusing on those that involve partnerships with, or a strong role for, libraries and information technology units. Participants were selected to represent a range of scholarship center models, different types of higher education institutions, and a variety of roles, including senior leadership, heads of centers, faculty closely affiliated with centers, and graduate students with close ties to centers."
academic-center  digital  scholarship  digital-humanities  academia  academic-lab  report 
december 2014 by tsuomela
perma.cc
"Perma.cc is a service, currently in beta, that allows users to create citation links that will never break. When a user creates a Perma.cc link, Perma.cc archives a copy of the referenced content, and generates a link to an unalterable hosted instance of the site. Regardless of what may happen to the original source, if the link is later published by a journal using the Perma.cc service, the archived version will always be available through the Perma.cc link."
web-archive  archives  online  citation  research  scholarship 
july 2014 by tsuomela
Ronin Institute
"For many people, the problem with academia is the lifestyle: the long hours, the stress, the travel. This is where the idea of “fractional scholarship” that Sam Arbesman and I have been pushing comes in. We believe that the people who would like spend ten, twenty, or thirty hours a week doing scholarly research number in the tens of thousands. Some of these would-be fractional scholars have full-time non-academic jobs that limit their hours. Some simply want to be able to pick up their kids from school every day."
scholarly-communication  scholarship  graduate  employment  future  amateur  fractional  work  labor 
september 2013 by tsuomela
The Rise of Fractional Scholarship
"Underemployed post-graduate researchers represent a vast, untapped resource that could be harnessed to address America's thorniest scientific challenges, according to a report issued by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The paper suggests that "fractional scholarship" could employ surplus scholarly expertise to advance scientific research, much as distributed computing projects - which recognize that most computers are largely idle during their lifetimes - utilize spare computational cycles to seek answers to complicated problems."
report  white-paper  scholarly-communication  scholarship  graduate  employment  future  amateur  citizen-science 
september 2013 by tsuomela
Sex, Lies, and Separating Science From Ideology - Alice Dreger - The Atlantic
"Margaret Mead saw in Samoa the possibility of loosening social strictures on sexuality -- something she suggested could lead to more pleasure, and less pain and suffering. She and her work were attacked and discredited, but nearly a century later, questions of the motives and integrity of her dissenters remain relevant."
anthropology  gender  feminism  sex  scholarship  motivation  ideology  ethnography 
february 2013 by tsuomela
AmericanScience: A Team Blog: On Cronon: History, Law, and the Public, 2 of 2
"What do scholars offer present politics? Does it depend on the discipline - sociology vs. history vs. chemistry - and, within disciplines, on sub-fields? Amongst historians, does a US historian like Cronon have more to offer than, say, a medievalist? Does it matter *where you live* (Cronon's made much of his place-based identity), or *what you know* (e.g. for the sake of comparison), or *how you think* (pattern recognition, textual analysis,
public  scholar  scholarship  intellectual  history  discipline  politics  public-sphere  academia  university  controversy 
april 2011 by tsuomela
Study Hacks » Blog Archive » The Romantic Scholar: A New Approach to Student Life
Herschel was a man of the Romantic Era, a period spanning from the mid 18th century into the early decades of the 19th. The scientists of this era recast their work from an exercise in cold rationality to an aesthetic experience. They reveled in the difficult work of teasing truth out of a reclusive Nature, and experienced frequent moments of awe.

As a young scientist myself, this era is appealing for obvious reasons. More surprising, however, is its relevance to my role as writer of student advice. I claim that we can draw from the ethos of these Romantic Scholars a new approach to student life: one that can transform your education experience — high school through graduate school — from a trial to survive into the foundation of a life well-lived.
scholarship  scholar  psychology  romanticism 
october 2010 by tsuomela
Toward a new Alexandria | openDemocracy
The guardians of learning can no longer allow the Library to be surrounded with barbed-wire fences. It is time for the academe to liberate scholarship
copyright  humanities  libraries  public-domain  publishing  scholarship 
june 2010 by tsuomela
Carnegie Institution for Science
Andrew Carnegie founded the Carnegie Institution of Washington in 1902 as an organization for scientific discovery. His intention was for institution to be home to exceptional individuals—men and women with imagination and extraordinary dedication capable of working at the cutting edge of their fields. Today, Carnegie scientists work in six scientific departments on the West and East Coasts....Carnegie investigators are leaders in the fields of plant biology, developmental biology, Earth and planetary sciences, astronomy, and global ecology.
science  non-profit  biology  ecology  astronomy  academic  scholarship 
march 2010 by tsuomela
InteLex Past Masters
InteLex Corporation's PAST MASTERS series encompasses the world's largest collection of full-text electronic editions in philosophy. The series also includes significant collections in political thought, religious studies, sociology, the history of science, economics, and classics. Original language texts are available in Latin, French, German, Danish and Dutch, aside from English and English translation.
electronic  publishing  philosophy  literature  humanities  scholarship  text 
december 2009 by tsuomela
MediaCommons Press
Welcome to MediaCommons Press, an in-development feature of MediaCommons, promoting the digital publication of texts ranging from article- to monograph-length.
book  publishing  open-source  open-access  online  scholarship 
september 2009 by tsuomela
digital digs: Digital Scholarship and Tenure
Is the point of humanities scholarship to participate in the production and communication of humanistic knowledge, or is it to demonstrate a certain level of mastery or academic reputation?
digital  scholarship  online  academic  culture 
june 2009 by tsuomela
Earth Wide Moth: Collabaret, cont.
Imagine dialing up collaboration in such a way that a group of 6-8 scholars would team-write articles on a series of issues (extraordinarily wide open, this). A scholarship-producing cousin of the think tank.
scholarship  online  collaboration  potentiality 
april 2009 by tsuomela
digital digs: Digital scholarship: shifting exigencies
What happens if we make scholarly publication into a collective enterprise?
academic  scholarship  scholar  future  collective  alternative  open-science 
march 2009 by tsuomela
SSRN-Open Access in the Natural and Social Sciences: The Correspondence of Innovative Moves to Enhance Access, Inclusion and Impact in Scholarly Communication by Chris Armbruster
Online, open access is the superior model for scholarly communication. A variety of scientific communities in physics, the life sciences and economics have gone furthest in innovating their scholarly communication through open access, enhancing accessibil
open-publishing  open-access  publishing  science  open-science  scholarship  communication  commons 
june 2008 by tsuomela
E-LIS - Scholarly publishing and open access: searching for understanding of an emerging is phenomenon
This paper describes the current systems, processes and actors. While technological advancements appear to be enabling access to scholarly publications, economic conditions appear to limit access. In addition, a number of alternatives, such as open access
open-access  scholarship  academic  open-publishing  research 
june 2008 by tsuomela
K A I R O S: 12.3
“This Is Scholarship” is a movie that attempts to fill this gap. In providing examples of different forms of scholarship that exist online, the movie argues that existing online scholarship is multiple and varied enough already that a more flexible de
scholarship  definition  online  digital 
june 2008 by tsuomela
Scholarly Research Exchange
Scholarly Research Exchange is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles in all areas of science, technology, and medicine.
scholarship  publishing  open-content  open-science 
april 2008 by tsuomela
Cox - Machines in the archives: Technology and the coming transformation of archival reference
This essay reviews the implications of electronic mail, instant messaging and chat, digital reference services, Web sites, scanners, digital cameras, folksonomies, and various adaptive technologies in facilitating archival access.
archive  methods  scholarship 
february 2008 by tsuomela

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