Introduction: "Building Partnerships to Transform Scholarly Publishing"

  • Alyssa Arbuckle Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, University of Victoria
  • Constance Crompton University of British Columbia, Okanagan
  • Aaron Mauro Penn State Eerie, Behrend College
Keywords: digital humanities, scholarly communication, electronic publishing, partnerships

Abstract

On February 5th-6th 2014 researchers, students, and other participants gathered together in Whistler, BC, Canada to discuss issues relating to scholarly publishing in Canada. The day and a half long meeting, “Building Partnerships to Transform Scholarly Publishing,” welcomed participants representing several Canadian libraries and universities, publishers, and scholarly organizations, among others. The event was hosted by Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE; inke.ca) and sponsored by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

Author Biographies

Alyssa Arbuckle, Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, University of Victoria
Alyssa Arbuckle is the Assistant Director, Research Partnerships & Development, of the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab at the University of Victoria. She holds a M.A. in English from the University of Victoria with a focus on digital humanities, and a B.A. Hons in English from the University of British Columbia.
Constance Crompton, University of British Columbia, Okanagan
Constance Crompton is an Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities and English in the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan. She is also a researcher with the Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE) Modelling & Prototyping team. 
Aaron Mauro, Penn State Eerie, Behrend College
Aaron Mauro is an Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Published
2014-12-15
Section
Introduction