Rigorous Peer Review in Digital Publishing Environments

Friday, February 16, 2:30-3:45 pm
Digital Research & Scholarship Commons (Strozier, lower ground level)

Digital Publishing Environments and Rigorous Peer Review

The Digital Scholars / DH Reading & Discussion Group is pleased to announce our first guest speaker of Spring 2018, Dr. Cheryl Ball, currently director of the Digital Publishing Collaborative at Wayne State University Libraries, project director for Vega, and editor of Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. Dr. Ball will ask us to consider how the relationship between “open-access,” “digital” and “publishing” can be both generative and speculative, raising questions about the affordances for academic freedom as well as the constraints for valuation of circulating, publishable objects. Ultimately, Ball will ask us to consider how the implications of this conversation might speak to three principal concerns widely shared among digital humanists: (1) the nature of online scholarly community building; (2) the accessibility of research infrastructures; and (3) the need to maintain rigorous peer review in an open-commenting environment.

All are welcome, regardless of mindset or expertise, and all are welcome to read or peruse the following articles and white papers:

We hope you can join us,


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s