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    Volume 14, Issue 3

    UC to Launch a New Academic Press

    The University of Cincinnati announced recently the formation of a new academic press. With a dual publishing focus on social justice and community engagement, the mission of the University of Cincinnati Press is to cultivate and disseminate scholarly works of the highest quality for the enhancement of the global community. “It is a historic and exciting moment for a great research university like the University of Cincinnati to join the elite group of institutions that operate an academic press,” said President Santa J. Ono. “Becoming an active participant in scholarly publishing will further the university’s Third Century goals, notably in the areas of leveraging research and scholarship, strategic recruiting and…

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    Fall Events in UC Libraries

    Outreach events are just one way in which UC Libraries brings people into the library to experience firsthand the services and resources of the university. From concerts to lectures to “Lunch and a Film” there is something for everyone in UC Libraries this fall. All events are free and open to the public. Check the UC Libraries website at www.libraries.uc.edu for event details and directions to individual libraries. Wednesday, October 21, 5pm, CCM Library Reading Room – Music in the Gorno Memorial Library presents a concert by Shing-Ming Liao featuring piano music by W.A. Mozart. Tuesday, October 27, 12-1pm, Stanley J. Lucas Board Room in the Medical Sciences Building – The…

  • Volume 13, Issue 3

    Next Up in the Digital Humanities Speaker Series: Alex Gil

    UC Libraries is thrilled to welcome Alex Gil to campus Monday, April 6, 2015 as the second expert in our Digital Humanities Speaker Series. He will present a series of talks, all free and open to the public, to be held in 480 Langsam Library. 10:00-11:30am: “Setting up Playgrounds for the Digital Humanities: Strategies to Foster and Support Digital Humanities Activities and Communities” (followed by a lunch reception) 12:45-1:45pm: “Breaking the Code: The Developing Librarian Project at Columbia University Libraries” (targeted for library faculty and staff, but all are welcome) 2:00-3:30pm: Keynote: “Hacking Light, Crossing Borders: Building Transnational Communities in Digital Scholarship and the Case of GO::DH” Alex Gil is…

  • Volume 13, Issue 2

    A Note from the Dean: Recent Activity of the Mellon Grant Project

    In late 2012, the University of Cincinnati Libraries were awarded a $58,000 Scholarly Communications and Information Technology Program planning grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to define and describe the key skills and competencies required to support a robust digital scholarship program. The grant project, entitled “Knowledge & Skill Capacity for Digital Scholarship: A Global Benchmarking Study,” is a joint collaboration with co-principle investigators University Librarian Vivian Lewis of McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada), Dean of Libraries Jon E. Cawthorne of West Virginia University, Lisa Spiro, the Executive Director of Digital Scholarship Services at Rice University, and myself. This is UC Libraries first Mellon Grant and more can be…