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Title:Humanities scholars and library-based digital publishing: New forms of publication, new audiences, new publishing roles
Author(s):Fenlon, Katrina; Senseney, Megan; Bonn, Maria; Swatscheno, Janet
Subject(s):Library-based publishing
Humanities research
Scholarly communication
Digital humanities
Abstract:The rise of library-based digital scholarly publishing creates new opportunities to meet scholars’ evolving publishing needs. This article presents findings from a national survey of humanities scholars on their attitudes toward digital publishing, the diversification of scholarly products, changing perceptions of authorship, and the desire to reach new audiences. Based on survey findings, the authors offer recommendations for how library publishers can make unique contributions to the scholarly publishing ecosystem and support the advancement of digital scholarship in the humanities by accommodating and sustaining more diverse products of digital scholarship, supporting new modes of authorship, and helping scholars reach broader audiences through interdisciplinary and open access publishing.
Issue Date:2019-04-12
Publisher:University of Toronto Press
Citation Info:Fenlon, Katrina, et al. “Humanities Scholars and Library-Based Digital Publishing: New Forms of Publication, New Audiences, New Publishing Roles.” Journal of Scholarly Publishing, vol. 50, no. 3, Apr. 2019, pp. 159–82, doi:10.3138/jsp.50.3.01.
Series/Report:Journal of Scholarly Publishing; vol. 50; no.3; April 2019
Rights Information:Copyright 2019 Katrina Fenlon, Megan Senseney, Maria Bonn, and Janet Swatscheno
Date Available in IDEALS:2019-10-21

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