Launching a Digital Commons for the Humanities and Social Sciences
June 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event chair: Graham Jensen (UVic)
4:00pm – 5:00 pm PDT Wednesday, 7 June
Launching a Digital Commons for the Humanities and Social Sciences provides academic researchers, information professionals, administrators, students, and members of the interested public with the opportunity to explore how digital research commons can transform scholarly communication, publication, and collaboration.
Featured speakers will discuss related issues, such as how digital research commons—and research infrastructure more generally—can help advance open, social scholarship in ways that speak to the needs of our communities.
Participants will also gain hands-on experience and training on the not-for-profit, academic-run Canadian Humanities and Social Sciences Commons (hsscommons.ca). This digital research commons is a hub for open social scholarship, combining elements of social network sites, tools and platforms for collaboration, and institutional repositories to serve the linguistically, geographically, and culturally diverse community of HSS researchers in Canada and beyond.