Moving to Online Publications

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Slides from the presentation given by Noel Spencer and Jeremy Linn from the Center for Hellenic Studies at the June 26, 2010 meeting of the ACRL Philosophical, Religious, and Theological Discussion Group and the WESS Classical Medieval Renaissance Discussion Groups.
Note: The background images for these slides where compiled from the Venetus A manuscript of Homer (Marcianus Graecus Z 454=822, currently in the Marciana Library, Venice).

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Moving to Online Publications

  1. 1. The Move to Online Publications Practices, Policies, and Goals of the Center for Hellenic Studies
  2. 2. The Mission at Inception <ul><li>“ the establishment of an educational center … designed to rediscover the humanism of the Hellenic Greeks.” </li></ul>
  3. 3. States of Flux Libraries <ul><li>Shift from Print to Digital Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries Becoming Access Points </li></ul><ul><li>Need for Stable Repositories </li></ul>
  4. 4. States of Flux Publications <ul><li>Need to Maintain Audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Need to Lower Production Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Emergence of New Technologies </li></ul>
  5. 5. Trends Affecting the CHS <ul><li>Digital communication networks will continue to evolve. </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline-specific information will migrate into multiple digital formats. </li></ul><ul><li>Audiences will grow to include anyone with network access. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Objectives for Addressing These Trends <ul><li>Building/maintaining a World-class Collection of Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Making Resources Available and Providing a Venue for the Scholarly Community to Share Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Disseminating Scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling a Range of Participation </li></ul>
  7. 8. Online Publications Overview
  8. 9. Online Publications Developing an Interactive Structure
  9. 10. Online Publications Technological Considerations <ul><li>Commitment to Open Source Software </li></ul><ul><li>Design Templates </li></ul><ul><li>TEI-XML (http://www.tei-c.org/) </li></ul>
  10. 11. Online Publications Financial Considerations <ul><li>Enlisting Authors </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Tiers of Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Extending Institutional Reach </li></ul>
  11. 12. Online Publications Legal Considerations <ul><li>Creative Commons Licensing </li></ul><ul><li>(http://creativecommons.org/) </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution and Scholarly Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Incentivizing Participation </li></ul>
  12. 13. Attribution Navigating Copyright
  13. 14. For More Information <ul><li>Visit </li></ul><ul><li>http://chs.harvard.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>or contact </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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