“This essay addresses the question of emerging open scholarly practices in Arab countries. It provides a context for the regional development of globalized higher education and offers some starting points for those interested in collaborating transnationally towards digital knowledge creation….”
“The project Integrating Digital Humanities into the Web of Scholarship with SHARE (2017–2019) was designed to investigate the value SHARE could have for digital humanities (DH) scholars, by exploring how scholars promote discovery of their own DH work, and how they find digital scholarship or its components for their own use. The project leaders’ assumptions were that (1) discovery of DH scholarship was difficult because it relied on web discovery through keywords rather than structured metadata, and (2) structured metadata and improved discovery were essential for enabling the enduring stewardship of DH scholarship by the research library community….
More than 71% of survey respondents indicated their willingness to share their DH project assets in some way. Respondents also indicated they were most likely to share the raw assets that were captured through the digitization process or created through the project period. The majority of respondents shared their assets on GitHub and on personal websites….”
“The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) released today a white paper that reports the findings of a two-year project investigating the value SHARE could have for digital humanities scholars. SHARE is an open-source community that develops tools and services to connect related research outputs for new kinds of scholarly discovery.
This project, partly funded by a grant from the US National Endowment for the Humanities, explored how scholars promote discovery of their own digital humanities work, and how they find digital scholarship or its components for their own use….”