Knowledge Futures Group: An interview with Amy Brand, Director of the MIT Press - The Scholarly Kitchen

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Summary:

"The MIT Knowledge Futures Group is a new joint venture of the MIT Press and the MIT Media Lab. Its ultimate goal is to help build a more sustainable scholarly publishing ecosystem. As we grow — adding resources, new staff and now new advisors — we’re looking to accelerate the path from research breakthrough to application and societal benefit, developing tools that enrich and fortify our knowledge infrastructure. At the same time, we’re trying to galvanize a real movement towards greater institutional and public investment in that infrastructure, by serving as a model for it and partnering actively with aligned initiatives. It’s worth pointing out that MIT has a strong track record in homegrown knowledge infrastructure. It is, after all, the birthplace of Dspace and Open Courseware...."

Link:

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2019/06/13/robert-harington-talks-to-amy-brand-director-of-mit-press-to-discover-more-about-the-recent-launch-of-the-knowledge-futures-group/

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Date tagged:

06/15/2019, 11:22

Date published:

06/15/2019, 07:22