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CFP: Ada, Issue 8, “Gender, Globalization and the Digital”

Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology Issue 8: Gender, Globalization and the Digital Edited by Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed special issue that investigates the conditions of women and gender studies within digital spaces and cultures around the world. According to the popular internet meme “On the Internet, no one knows…

Public Access Policy for U.S. funded Research

Open access advocates have created a White House petition asking the President to consider expanding the Public Access Policy of the NIH http://publicaccess.nih.gov/ to cover all journal articles generated from federally-funded research. The White House’s petition platform stipulates that any petition receiving more than 25,000 signatures requires a response from the White House; the petition creators hope that an overwhelming…

“Kill Peer Review or Reform It?”

Read this piece from Inside Higher Ed to hear other scholars asking the same questions we are! An excerpt: “To many knowing nods in the room, [Aaron J.] Barlow argued that the traditional system of blind peer review — in which submissions are sent off to reviewers, whose judgments then determine whether papers are accepted, with no direct communication with…