RESOURCE: “What Constitutes Peer Review of Data: A Survey of Published Peer Review Guidelines”

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Todd A. Carpenter (National Information Standards Organization) uploaded “What Constitutes Peer Review of Data: A Survey of Published Peer Review Guidelines” to the Cornell University Repository to download. The paper reviews the policies around publication of data sets and how to understand peer review and data sets. Carpenter writes: The process of peer review of articles ...

TOOL: Fulcrum

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The University of Michigan Press/Michigan Publishing and the University of Michigan Library IT announced the beta launch of the new digital tool, Fulcrum. This platform uses the Hydra/Fedora Framework and “helps publishers present the full richness of their authors’ research outputs in a durable, discoverable, and flexible form.” During this beta phase, the platform will feature its ...

PROJECT: Open Library of Humanities

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The Open Library of Humanities announced the launch of their platform with an editorial by directors Martin Paul Eve and Caroline Edwards. Launched after more than two years of planning, with supporting membership funding, OLH represents “the seed of a scalable model for journal transition to open access in the humanities that does not rely on payment from authors ...

Make It New? A dh+lib Mini-Series — the ebook

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I am pleased to present Make It New? A dh+lib Mini-Series the ebook. It is available for download in epub and pdf format. This ebook is an experiment in publishing, demonstrating one way that openly-published works can be built upon and carried forward. It features the posts from Make It New? A dh+lib Mini-Series alongside ...

RECOMMENDED: Data curation as publishing for digital humanists

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Text and slides from a talk delivered by Trevor Muñoz, Assistant Dean for Digital Humanities Research at the University of Maryland Libraries, at the CIC Center for Library Initiatives conference. Muñoz presents an intriguing synthesis of a couple of growing trends in libraries – data curation and publishing. Data curation here is defined as “information work ...

OPPORTUNITY: Editorial Recruitment, Open Library of the Humanities

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The Open Library of the Humanities is seeking editors for its disciplinary fields. As described by its cofounder Martin Eve in a piece in the Guardian’s Higher Education Network blog in March, the Open Library of the Humanities seeks “to offer a low-APC (academic publishing costs) or APC-free solution for rigorously reviewed, digitally preserved work across ...