Digital Scholarship in Action

Digital Scholarship News from ZSR Library

New Open Access Publishing Fund Application System

The Open Access Publishing Fund, co-sponsored by Z. Smith Reynolds Library and the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, is now managed on Oable. ZSR Library was one of five international partners to first launch Oable this past spring, and the new OA Publishing Fund application form went live in mid-October. Oable enables more seamless... Continue reading “New Open Access Publishing Fund Application System”

Fall Workshops on Data, Copyright, & More

The Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication department in ZSR Library invites faculty, staff, and graduate students to join us for our fall workshops on data carpentry, qualitative research tools, and course materials & copyright. Each workshop will be offered twice, once virtually and once in person. Note that for virtual sessions, a Zoom link will... Continue reading “Fall Workshops on Data, Copyright, & More”

Core Principles of Access, Equity, & Intention

The Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication team is pleased to share our Core Principles of Access, Equity, and Intention. These Core Principles are the ideals that underscore our work within our team, with colleagues in ZSR and the Faculty Commons, and with Wake Forest faculty, staff, and students. At our team retreat in February 2020,... Continue reading “Core Principles of Access, Equity, & Intention”

The Shape of Emotions, a DH@Wake Event

Please join us on March 9, 4:00-5:00 pm, for a DH@Wake Speaker Series Event, The Shape of Emotions: A Sentiment Analysis of Cicero’s Speeches in Latin. Dr. Caitlin Marley, Department of World Languages and Cultures at Bowling Green State University, will share her research on Marcus Tullius Cicero, in which she applies distant reading techniques... Continue reading “The Shape of Emotions, a DH@Wake Event”

Love Data Week 2021

Research data curation aims to give scholarly data context and ongoing care. Curation is a critical part of making data available and understandable to the researchers who collect it and to the broader scholarly community. Data curators have been working hard to ensure that the datasets associated with scholarly research live on and are “FAIR”... Continue reading “Love Data Week 2021”

Improving Accessibility in Virtual Spaces

For almost a year, we’ve been rushing from one virtual meeting to the next, and learning to schedule and host Zoom meetings as we go. One aspect of organizing virtual events that may get lost in the rush to learn and adapt to new technologies is accessibility. The Wake Forest Accessible Working Content Group has... Continue reading “Improving Accessibility in Virtual Spaces”

DISC 2020 Year in Review

In a year like no other, ZSR’s Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication (DISC) team dispersed to our respective home “offices,” where we got to see one another’s walls, art, and books, and say hello to partners, kids, and pets during our meetings. Sure, things were different and Zoom fatigue is real, but by and large,... Continue reading “DISC 2020 Year in Review”

Digits: For Good

On November 5, 2020, World Digital Preservation Day events are taking place under this year’s theme:  Digits: For Good. The Digital Preservation Coalition, which organizes and sponsors events in honor of the global effort to preserve digital content, announced this theme in recognition of the urgent need to protect digital records that relate to the... Continue reading “Digits: For Good”

OA in Action: Highlighting WFU’s Open Access Publishing Fund

In celebration of Open Access Week 2020, ZSR Library is highlighting the success of the Open Access Publishing Fund, administered by ZSR and the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs. Launched in 2008, nearly 60 faculty have received funding in excess of $163,700 to support open scholarship. Despite COVID, the OA Fund is available to... Continue reading “OA in Action: Highlighting WFU’s Open Access Publishing Fund”

Digital Humanities Summer Stipends Support Research Collaborations with DISC

By Heather Barnes, Digital Curation Librarian, and Carrie Johnston, Digital Humanities Research Designer Digital Humanities Summer Partnerships in ZSR In 2018 Carrie Johnston teamed up with the Humanities Institute to create the Digital Humanities Summer Stipend, which awards $1,000 to faculty who collaborate with ZSR’s Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communication team to develop digitally inflected... Continue reading “Digital Humanities Summer Stipends Support Research Collaborations with DISC”