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The Digital Scholarship Unit is a service hub providing consultation in support of faculty endeavors in scholarship and instruction from inception to implementation. Have an idea but don’t know where to start? Ask us!

  • Molly Keener

    Molly Keener

    Scholarly Communication Librarian Molly Keener is available to consult on copyright, scholarly publishing, open access, and new modes of scholarly communication.

    keenerm@wfu.edu | 336-758-5829

  • Chelcie Rowell

    Chelcie Rowell

    Digital Initiatives Librarian Chelcie Rowell is available to consult on incorporating digital humanities components into research and pedagogy.

    rowellcj@wfu.edu | 336-758-5477

Evolutions in Scholarship

  • Charting the growth of our Open Access Fund — The above infographic charts the growth of the university’s Open Access Fund since its creation in 2008. To request funding for your OA publication, submit an Open Access Fund Application. To view a larger version of the infographic, visit https://magic.piktochart.com/output/2458332-open-access-fund.

  • How the HathiTrust Ruling Aids Libraries — Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a ruling in the Authors Guild vs. HathiTrust case, loudly cheered by libraries for its affirmation of a lower court’s ruling that digitization for the HathiTrust Digital Library constitutes fair use. ARL Policy Notes posted a good synopsis of the ruling, and HathiTrust […]

  • Power of Open Access at work — Today, a faculty member made my day. In August 2013, Dr. Peter D. Weigl, Research Professor of Biology, applied to our Open Access Fund, seeking support for an article on temperate mountain grasslands accepted for publication in Biological Reviews. He wanted to make is work available OA, as he knew that his research would be […]

› For more news & ideas, see our blog, Evolutions in Scholarship.

If you have any questions, please contact the Scholarly Communication Librarian at 336-758-5829.