Survey: Digital Publishing

Dear colleagues,

Are you a humanities scholar interested in digital publishing? We need your input.

Researchers at the University of Illinois are working as part of a scholarly publishing initiative to develop a service model for university libraries that supports scholar-driven, openly accessible, scalable, and sustainable scholarly publishing practices.

You are invited to participate in a national survey of humanities scholars with an interest in digital publishing: https://illinoislas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3K81QduAtOFRYaN

In order to develop a service model that meets your needs, we are hoping to learn more about your current publishing practices, your objectives for publishing, and how you consume and want to consume research results.

The survey should take no longer than 30 minutes.

“Understanding the Needs of Scholars in a Contemporary Publishing Environment” is a Mellon-funded initiative, in partnership with the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, and the African American Studies Department at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Find out more about the project: http://publishingwithoutwalls.illinois.edu/

Outcomes of this research will inform the development of a library-based scholarly publishing service model. Our findings will be disseminated broadly through conference presentations and journal articles within the domains of library and information science, the digital humanities, and scholarly publishing.

Link to survey: https://illinoislas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3K81QduAtOFRYaN

Thank you for your participation!

Questions? Please email research team via Maria Bonn (mbonn@illinois.edu) or Katrina Fenlon (kfenlon2@illinois.edu).

PWW research team:

  • Aaron McCollough
  • Megan Senseney
  • Maria Bonn
  • Harriett Green
  • Chris Maden
  • Katrina Fenlon

Principal Investigators:

  • John Wilkin
  • Ronald W. Bailey
  • Antoinette Burton
  • Allen Renear
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