University hosts “Building a Culture for Digital Scholarship”; event videos now online

Case Western Reserve University hosted the Freedman Center Colloquium on Building a Culture for Digital Scholarship Nov. 7-8. The colloquium addressed the nature and state of digital scholarship, the support and infrastructure necessary to ensure faculty and student success, the changes in the academic culture that are essential for digital scholarship to thrive, and new forms of scholarly communication that are underway or essential to exploit the advantages of digital scholarship.

University presenters included Arnold Hirshon, associate provost and university librarian; Cyrus Taylor, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; and Lev Gonick, vice president of ITS and chief information officer.

Other panelists included Amy Friedlander from the National Sciences Foundation, Stephen Chapman from Harvard Law School Library’s Digital Lab, Laura Mandel from Texas A&M University and Nena Panourgia from Columbia University.

A playlist listing all of the sessions is available at:

The Freedman Center of Kelvin Smith Library, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences and Information Technology Services, organized the colloquium.