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The conference “Post-Digital Scholar: Publishing between Open Access, Piracy and the Public Sphere” turned in a good scorecard with nine sessions, three workshops, about 130 participants and 950 tweets. Organized by the Hybrid Publishing Lab, the conference took place in Lüneburg from 12 to 14 November 2014. In this report you can read more about the topics discussed by international scholars, publishers, researchers, programmers, artists and business managers. Publishers, entrepreneurs, librarians, artists and scholars came together in the Lüneburg Music School from 12 to 14 November 2014 to discuss the challenges and chances for scholarly communication in the digital age. How are the writing of academic texts and the book format changing? What role should libraries play in the future? How can the demand for open access to scholarship be satisfied in an economical and academically responsible way? And how can traditional academic publishing houses keep pace with these developments? These questions and others were intensely discussed and sometimes hotly debated in nine panels and three workshops at the conference “The Post-Digital Scholar: Publishing between Open Access, Piracy, and the Public Sphere”. Continue Reading…
The last day of the Post-Digital Scholar Conference is over. Thanks to everyone who joined our #pdsc14 conference. It was thought provoking and inspiring conference and we had a great time! If you missed the conference, you can review the event in our third part of favorite #pdsc14 pickings – and don’t miss the outtakes on the bottom of this post or the other reviews: Continue Reading…
Before I go into the first part of the Twitter Review of the Post-Digital Scholar Conference – Day 1, I’d like to thank everyone that joined this event. The Conference was certainly not my first conference this year, but it was (not surprisingly) one of my favorite.
Publishing between Open Access, Piracy and Public Spheres: New media is dead! Long live new media! For three days, publishers, researchers, programmers, designers, artists, and entrepreneurs will discuss how research and publishing in the humanities have changed over the past decade. The conference will explore new tools for gathering knowledge, examine platforms for multimedia publishing, or collaborative writing experiments.
Participants will focus on the interplay between pixels and print, and discuss open and closed modes of knowledge, in order to seek out what this elusive thing could be: post-digital knowledge.
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From 11th to 14th November 2014 the Post Digital Scholar Conference in Lüneburg brings together the library community, the scientific community and other stakeholder groups affected by the changes in scholarly communication. For three days, publishers, researchers, programmers, designers, artists, and entrepreneurs will discuss how research and publishing in the humanities have changed over the past decade. The conference will explore new tools for gathering knowledge, examine platforms for multimedia publishing, or collaborative writing experiments.
Last Week the German Open Acces Days 2014 took place at the University of Applied Science in Cologne. The german speaking Open Access Community came together to discuss about and promote Open Access (OA) as a new norm in scholarship and research communication. It has been a great event with great talks, fabulous presentation and interessting converstions.
This years Open Access Days 2014 were focusing on:
Here is a short Twitter-Review about the event: Continue Reading…