Why Vega is Needed

The Vega project was born out of the academic mission to bridge print and digital scholarly publishing realms. Vega aims to reach scholars across different disciplines and knowledge domains to engage in further building the media-rich possibilities in scholarly, open-access publishing. Resistance against commercial academic publishers is growing due to these corporations’ non-transparent “open-access” author … Continue reading Why Vega is Needed

Why We Need Webtexts

Scholarly publishing has been rapidly changing over the last decade to include online, open-access, and multimedia content. This change has come with the rise of popular publishing and social-media platforms such as Blogger, WordPress, YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, Tumblr, etc. Multimedia-based content is the norm in these venues, but in scholarly publishing only a small portion … Continue reading Why We Need Webtexts