Category: Project Development

Social Media for Scholarly Projects

Social media is not a substitute for a project website. However, with some planning and commitment, social media can be a manageable and powerful addition to your project outreach plan.

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Should You Use Social Media?

Before embarking on a social media platform, consider the following questions:

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Depositing materials in eScholarship

The Academic Senate of the University of California passed an Open Access Policy on July 24, 2013, ensuring that future research articles authored by faculty at all 10 campuses of UC will be made available to the public at no charge. eScholarship is the institutional repository and Open Access publishing platform for the University of California.

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Digital humanities journals

Many scholars who develop digital humanities projects also create more traditional forms of scholarship (e.g. papers) based on their project. While some projects yield discoveries that are suitable for publication in a journal specific to your field, digital humanities journals provide a place to publish work that addresses broader issues such as methodology, technical approach, and/or project development and evaluation. The following list of digital humanities journals, while not comprehensive, covers many major publication venues.

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Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP)

URAP offers faculty, visiting scholars, and staff curators an excellent opportunity for mentoring and collaborating with Berkeley undergraduates in research. In the realm of the digital humanities, hands-on learning allows both students and faculty to adapt and hone skills that may be outside of the traditional purview of the classroom.

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