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to the future editors of CCC online

As you might know CCCC is looking for two new online editors, one who will serve as the online editor for CCC and the other who will have the more nebulous role (if that is possible) of "MemberWeb" Editor (despite the title I don't believe this is a porn site). Joking aside, I really do […]

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Digital scholarship: shifting exigencies

So I've been back and forth on this topic over the last few posts, and now I'm back for more.  As David Blakesley recently put it: Scholarly presses may be in peril due to diminishing markets, tight budgets, and over-reliance on the monograph as the signifier of scholar achievement, but individuals and organizations in rhetoric […]

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"The scholarly monograph isn't going anywhere" (except online)

As you may have seen reported in the Chronicle of Higher Ed or Inside Higher Ed, the University of Michigan Press announced yesterday that it  "will shift its focus to the recruitment, production and dissemination of primarily digital monographs." Clearly this is a response to an ongoing conversation about the crisis in scholarly publishing and […]