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PubPub (comment)

Here is yet another plan for addressing the high costs of accessing and/or publishing academic journal articles from an article by the director of the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology that appeared in Wired earlier this week .  The lab has developed a new service called PubPub that enables organizations to publish their own content online in a manner similar to the way people can now post blogs.  According to its website, it can issue digital identif

Humanities for All


Below is information about the Humanities For All project from the website of the NHA



Humanities for All showcases over 1,500 examples of publicly engaged humanities work at colleges and universities across the United States. For scholars and educators, Humanities for All offers models and potential partners for publicly engaged work. For advocates, Humanities for All offers a resource to broaden narratives about the humanities in higher education.

H-Net Job Guide 24 December 2018 to 31 December 2018

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