This is cross-posted from the H-Net Book Channel's Feeding the Elephant blog.
Margaret DeLacy, H-Scholar editorThe Elephant Roundup (Oct. 30 - Nov. 11, 2020)
An occasional newsletter from the editors of Feeding the Elephant: A Forum for Scholarly Communications.
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Digital Preservation & Open Access
- “DOAJ to lead a collaboration to improve the preservation of open access journals,” November 5, 2020, https://blog.doaj.org/2020/11/05/doaj-to-lead-a-collaboration-to-improve-the-preservation-of-open-access-journals/.
- “DOAJ, the CLOCKSS Archive, Internet Archive, Keepers Registry/ISSN International Centre and Public Knowledge Project (PKP) have agreed to partner to provide an alternative pathway for the preservation of small-scale, APC-free, Open Access journals.”
Smarthistory Commons Conversations, https://smarthistory.org/commons-conversations/
Free 30-minute webinars on topics like finding images, Photoshop basics, and how to edit audio. Upcoming webinars in November and December.
University Press Week
UP Week 2020 Blog Tour, https://upweek.up.hcommons.org/celebrate/up-week-2020/up-week-2020-blog-tour/
Tons of intriguing stores around this year's theme of raising up voices and ideas. Follow the blog tour on Twitter @AUPresses using the hashtags #RaiseUP, #ReadUP, and #upweek
Book Culture Blog conducted a series of conversations with university press publishers from Duke, SUNY, NYU, Cambridge, Fordham, Columbia, and the Association of University Presses: https://www.bookculture.com/blog