The Academic Book of the Future - Arts & Humanities Research Council's bookmarks 2014-08-21


"The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Library are launching a two-year research project which will explore the future of academic books in the context of open access publishing and continuing digital change.  Dr Samantha Rayner, Director of the Centre for Publishing at the University College London (UCL) will lead the project ‘Communities of Practice: The Academic Book of the Future’. Alongside colleagues Simon Tanner and Professor Marilyn Deegan from King’s College London and Nick Canty from UCL this multi-disciplinary team will engage with the publishing and academic community to better understand the current landscape of academic publishing. A combination of large scale scoping work and more focussed mini-projects will ensure that opinions, approaches and ideas are included from the UK and beyond.  The Research Information Network will provide the consultancy for the large scale surveying work, under the leadership of Dr Michael Jubb while a Community Coalition of partners will work with the core research team to manage the mini-projects.  The research project will be managed by a Project Board, which will be chaired by Professor Kathryn Sutherland, Professor of Bibliography and Textual Criticism at Oxford University ..."


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Date tagged:

08/21/2014, 07:35

Date published:

08/21/2014, 06:01