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This site hosts the executive summary and full report of the 7th Annual Scholarly Communication Institute, held at the University of Virginia Library in June 2009.

SCI 7 focused on the relation of spatial technologies and methods to scholarly communication in the humanities.

We are opening our report for comment by SCI 7 participants and interested members of the general public — especially by the academics, librarians, publishers, technologists, funders, and higher education administrators whom these recommendations address.

A static, PDF version of the report has been posted on the Scholarly Communication Institute website.

To comment, select a document at left and click on the speech bubbles next to each paragraph.  For more information about the commentary process, please contact Bethany Nowviskie, Associate Director of SCI.

SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION INSTITUTE 7: Spatial Technologies and the Humanities University of Virginia June 28-30, 2009 Introduction and Meeting Summary Abby Smith Rumsey Director, Scholarly Communication Institute With funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Scholarly Communication Institute (SCI) began in 2003 to provide an opportunity for scholars and leaders in scholarly disciplines and societies, academic librarians, information technologists, and higher education administrato [...]

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SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION INSTITUTE 7: Spatial Technologies and the Humanities University of Virginia June 28-30, 2009 Abby Smith Rumsey Director, Scholarly Communication Institute We provide here a summary of the major points of discussion from the 7th annual Scholarly Communication Institute.[1] Discussions focused on the nature and implications of spatial tools and methods for scholarly communication. This meant exploring the conceptual as well as technical challenges of using spa [...]

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