The following article/case studies was EDUCAUSE Review article was published online today (June 16, 2014)
Joan K. Lippincott
Associate Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information
University Librarian, Brown University
University Librarian, McMaster University
- Experiences gained from existing digital scholarship centers can help uninitiated institutions better launch their own efforts and thereby increase support for the research, teaching, and learning needs of their campus communities.
- A key attribute that distinguishes digital scholarship centers from more traditional research institutes is that they are service organizations, staffed by individuals with specialized skills who support work in the digital environment.
- Case studies from Brown University and McMaster University illustrate two approaches to digital scholarship centers as envisioned by different higher education communities, the first approaching maturity and the second still new.
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Links to several CNI presentations about digital scholarship centers are included in the EDUCAUSE Review article.
The authors presented at the CNI Fall 2013 Members Meeting in Washington, DC on this topic. Video and slides from the presentation (same title as the article) “Trends in Digital Scholarship Centers” are available here. We’re also embedding the video below.