Open Social Scholarship in Action

Date

2020

Authors

El Khatib, Randa
Arbuckle, Alyssa
Winter, Caroline
Siemens, Raymond G.
ETCL, Electronic Textual Cultures Lab

Journal Title

Journal ISSN

Volume Title

Publisher

Digital Scholarship in the Humanities

Abstract

Open social scholarship highlights outreach and partnerships by emphasizing community-driven initiatives in an attempt to bridge the gap between the practices of the university and the goals of the community. Over the last few years, the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab at the University of Victoria has introduced a number of initiatives to this end, including the Open Knowledge Program and Open Scholarship Awards. In describing these initiatives, the article engages the larger framework of community engagement and public-facing scholarship. The guiding questions for this article and our work more broadly are: how can we productively put open social scholarship into practice? What type of scholarship is considered public facing? What is the best practice around co-creating knowledge in the humanities with communities that are academic-aligned or non-academic?

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Keywords

open scholarship, open access, digital scholarship, humanities

Citation

Randa El Khatib, Alyssa Arbuckle, Caroline Winter, Ray Siemens, the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, (2020). "Open social scholarship in action," Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, , fqaa033, https://doi.org/10.1093/llc/fqaa033