University Press Week 2013: Blog Tour Day 2

University Press Week 2013
University Press Week continues with blog tour day 2’s theme of The Future of Scholarly Communication. Today’s posts:

  • Harvard University Press: Jeffrey Schnapp, faculty director of metaLAB (at) Harvard and editor of the new metaLABprojects book series, writes about the emerging currents of experimental scholarship for which the series provides a platform.
  • Stanford University Press: Alan Harvey, Press Director, discusses the challenges presented by new technologies in publishing, and how the industry model is adapting to new reading-consumption habits.
  • University of Virginia Press: Historian Holly Shulman, editor of The Dolley Madison Digital Edition and the forthcoming People of the Founding Era, looks at the need for university presses to adapt to new technologies, while acknowledging the difficulties of doing so.
  • University of Texas Press: Robert Devens, Assistant Editor-in-Chief for the University of Texas Press, on the future of scholarly communication.
  • Duke University Press: Priscilla Wald, Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Duke University, on the slow future of scholarly communication.
  • University of Minnesota Press: Editor Dani Kasprzak discusses a new UMP initiative.
  • Temple University Press: Alex Holzman explores the partnerships university presses and libraries can forge as the means of communicating scholarship evolves.

See links to posts from blog tour day 1.

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