The Chronicle of Higher Education argues that civil disobedience is called for to change the paradigm of academic publishing.
Monthly Archives: February 2013
White House Delivers New Open-Access Policy That Has Activists Cheering – Research – The Chronicle of Higher Education
This is terrific news for proponents of open access to research; it puts academic publishers and academic journals on notice that federally-funded research must be made open access within a year of publication.
As an umbrella term for many kinds of technologically enhanced scholarly work, DH has built up a lot of brand visibility, especially at research universities. But in the context in which I work, it seems more inclusive to call it digital liberal arts (DLA) with the assumption that we’ll lose the “digital” within a few years, once practices that seem innovative today become the ordinary methods of scholarship.