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“Introduction to Scalar” with Shawn Hill at Fordham University

On Tuesday, February 7, Shawn Hill taught a workshop entitled “Introduction to Scalar” at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus. Scalar is an interactive online publishing platform that allows authors to develop several paths of reading for their users. This platform offers new methods of publishing information, no longer limited to a single, linear reading but instead open to forks in…

Possible futures for Open Access

On October 23rd, the National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) held a one-day workshop on “The Impact of Open Access Models” at The Hub’s Cira Centre in Philadelphia. The twelve speakers ran the gamut from large publishers and aggregators to university presses, librarians, researchers and funders. At the outset, the goal of the workshop was to describe the current…