With new federal grant, Brown to host training institute based on digital scholarship expertise

"A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will establish a training program for under-resourced scholars focused on growing and diversifying interactive, media-rich digital scholarship nationally....

The institute, called Born-Digital Scholarly Publishing: Resources and Road Maps, will train 15 under-resourced scholars from a variety of institutions, disciplines and backgrounds, equipping them with the skills they need to develop digital scholarship intended for publication by a university press."

Show Me the Money: Talking about Dollars in a Way that Makes More Sense


Guest post by Becca Bostock, associate editor and subventions coordinator, Ohio State University Press and Dominique J. Moore, acquisitions editor, University of Illinois Press

Publishing During a Pandemic: A Roundtable Discussion with Leading Publishers on the Latest Developments in Academic Publication

[Editor's note: this message is from Avi Stainman, of Academic Language Experts

--Margaret DeLacy, H-Scholar Editor]

 

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many publishers to change their workflow to publish relevant research faster and in a more accessible way. Join us to hear Katie Stileman, Princeton University Press; Duncan Nicholas, President of EASE; and Michael Willis from Wiley discuss what the pandemic has meant thus far for the world of publishing.

Among the topics we will discuss:

University of Michigan statement on open access initiative

Friends:

The University of Michigan Press has issued a document in the newsletter OTH (On The Humanities) describing its plans to increase open access to its publications--assuming it can raise nearly $1 million to pay for it.

You can find the document below.  We thank H-HistBibl for this tip:

https://oth.thirdchapter.org/features/the-university-of-michigan-press-transition-to-open/

Margaret

Overcoming the 4 Pain Points of Publishing

Nicole Mansfield Wright offers recommendations for navigating the obstacles you must surpass to publish your academic book:

"To help rising scholars avoid breaking the bank, spending precious research time on reading without getting the information you need or becoming overwhelmed with advice, I’m presenting you with specific, actionable, nonobvious advice I wish I had received before embarking on that winding road to my first book..."

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