Since I started contributing to the Chronicle of Higher Education‘s ProfHacker column, I have written extensively on new developments academia, focusing on the digital humanities and changes in academic publishing. I’ve listed some notable articles below.
General Articles on Digital Developments
- A summary of current developments in academic publishing: “What is Publishing? A Report from THATCamp Publishing.” November 28, 2011.
- Want to present your digital scholarship for promotion and tenure? Here’s a report from the 2012 MLA convention workshop: “The Challenges of Digital Scholarship.” January 25, 2012.
- Report on an NEH-sponsored workshop on digital publishing: “Encouraging Digital Publishing in the Humanities: A Report on an NEH-sponsored workshop.” January 15, 2013.
- “Crowdsourcing the Best Digital Humanities Content: Introducing #DHThis, the Digital Humanities Slashdot”, September 10, 2013.
- “Mellon Funding for the Open Library of the Humanities.” April 18, 2014.
The following are direct links to the interviews with presses and libraries I have conducted for the ProfHacker series titled “Digital Challenges to Academic Publishing.” If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact me at adelinekoh [at] gmail [dot] com.
- Interview with Monica McCormick of NYU Press and Library: “Are You A Press or Are You a Library? An Interview with NYU’s Monica McCormick.” March 27, 2012.
- Interview with Tim McCormick of the Stanford Highwire Press: “The Printing Press of the Digital Environment: A Conversation with Stanford’s Highwire Press.” April 17, 2012.
- Interview with Patrick Alexander of Penn State University Press: “Is Open Access a Moral or a Business Issue? A Conversation with the Pennsylvania State University Press.” July 10, 2012.
- Interview with Gita Manaktala of MIT Press: “What is the Future of Academic Publishing? An Interview with Gita Manaktala from MIT Press.” July 17, 2012.
- Interview with Fred Moody of Anvil Academic Press: “Digital Killed the Analog Star: An Interview with Fred Moody of Anvil Academic Press.” October 2, 2012.
- Interview with Brian Hole of Ubiquity Press: “Open Access Ahoy: An Interview with Ubiquity Press.” October 22, 2012.
- Interview with Rob Walsh of Scholastica: “Build Your Own Open Access Journal: An Interview with Rob Walsh of Scholastica.” November 27, 2012.
- Interview with Kamila Markhram of Frontiers: “Rethinking Peer Review in Academic Publishing: An Interview with Frontiers.” January 10, 2013.
- Interview with Ken Wissoker of Duke University Press
- Part One, “On Monographs, Libraries and Blogging,” April 9, 2013.
- Part Two, “Buying Book Chapters like Music Tracks, and What’s Wrong with Traditional Peer Review Anyway?” April 17, 2013
- Part Three, “On Open Access, #Alt-Ac and the Future of the Academic Press. April 25, 2013.
- Interview with Martin Paul Eve, Open Library of the Humanities: “A Public Library of the Humanities?” April 21, 2014.