[Humanist] 32.7 pubs: archaeology; future of scholarly publishing

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Thu May 10 08:43:12 CEST 2018

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 7.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    "Costas Papadopoulos" <cpapadopoulos84 at gmail.com>         (72)
        Subject: Special Issue on Digital Scholarship in Archaeology

  [2]   From:    Monique Sherrett <monique at boxcarmarketing.com>            (47)
        Subject: Call For Papers - SRC Special Issue on The Future of
                Scholarly Publishing

        Date: Tue, 8 May 2018 17:21:14 +0100
        From: "Costas Papadopoulos" <cpapadopoulos84 at gmail.com>
        Subject: Special Issue on Digital Scholarship in Archaeology


Please find below the call for papers for a special issue on Digital
Scholarship in Archaeology in the Journal of Computer Applications in
Archaeology Edited by: Eleftheria Paliou, Costas Papadopoulos, Jeremy
Huggett, Isto Huvilla
Archaeological scholarship crosses the broad range of disciplinary and
professional boundaries within and beyond the field itself, but there has
been no sustained attempt to examine the nature of this scholarship within
the context of the digital in which we increasingly operate. What do we mean
by digital scholarship? What is the character and value of scholarship
within a digitally mediated archaeology?  How do we learn and practice
digital scholarship? How do particular digital technologies facilitate,
enhance and change the nature of archaeological scholarship?
In 1991 Ernest Boyer argued for the need for a more inclusive view of what
it meant to be a scholar, and identified four specific dimensions of
scholarship: knowledge acquired through research, through synthesis, through
practice, and through teaching, otherwise described as the scholarship of
discovery, the scholarship of integration, the scholarship of application,
and the scholarship of teaching.
The prospective JCAA special journal issue aims to facilitate discussion on
the theoretical and philosophical aspects of digital scholarship in
archaeology as well as the implications of the use of digital technologies
and computational methods across the extent of the archaeological knowledge
chain: from discovery, through observation, explanation, and dissemination.

How are research, synthesis, practice, and teaching within archaeology
mediated and transformed by digital approaches?
We seek contributions that discuss the implications of digital scholarship
Archaeological fieldwork (excavation, survey, prospection) 
Archaeological archives and collections 
Archaeological research and interpretation 
Teaching and learning in archaeology 
The archaeological profession (in academia, industry and commercial sector) 
Public communication of archaeological knowledge
Paper selection and submission:
Potential contributors will submit abstracts of 500 words by May 31st 2018
to Jeremy Huggett (Jeremy.Huggett at glasgow.ac.uk) and Eleftheria Paliou
(e.paliou at uni-koeln.de). The submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the
editorial team and a selection of abstracts will be made that ensures
content relevance and consistency. The authors of selected abstracts will be
contacted to submit full manuscripts. Full manuscripts are expected to be
completed and submitted for review at the JCAA by December 31st 2018. The
submission and review of full manuscripts will follow the guidelines of the

This special issue is part of ongoing discussions in the Working Group 4 of
the COST-Action ARKWORK: Archaeological Practices and Knowledge Work in the
Digital Environment: https://www.arkwork.eu/

The Article Publication Charges (APC) will be covered by the COST-Action

Working Group 4 also intends to hold a funded workshop for contributors in
September/October 2018 subject to agreement of the Management Committee of
the COST-Action. The workshop will aim at refining the issues brought out in
the accepted papers and stimulating discussion among authors.

Best wishes,


Konstantinos Papadopoulos BA, MSc, PhD

Lecturer in Digital Humanities
Centre for Digital Humanities
Arts & Humanities Institute 
Iontas Building, Office 1.07
Maynooth University, Maynooth
Co. Kildare, Ireland.
Email: konstantinos.papadopoulos at mu.ie 
Tel: +353 (01) 474 (ext)7186  

Academia: https://nuim.academia.edu/CostasPapadopoulos 
Twitter:  @Papadopoulos_C

Virtual Heritage Network Ireland: http://www.vhnireland.org/ 

        Date: Tue, 8 May 2018 16:00:49 +0000
        From: Monique Sherrett <monique at boxcarmarketing.com>
        Subject: Call For Papers - SRC Special Issue on The Future of Scholarly Publishing

Call for Papers: Scholarly and Research Communication Special Issue

Special Issues Editor: Monique Sherrett

Theme: The Future of Scholarly Publishing: Algorithms, Bots, Usage Data, Big Data, Visualization, and AI

Initial statement of interest: May 31, 2018
Abstracts: 15 July 2018
Completed Work: 31 October 2018

Theme Description

Advances in digital technology are changing the nature and circulation of information, images and ideas in all walks of life including scholarly and research communication. The ways scholars and research organizations produce, disseminate, consume, and interact with content in an expanding number of media forms now involve changes in the nature of evidence, the nature of explication, technologically mediated workflows, ownership, access, and legal structures. The influence and impact of algorithms, bots, big data, and machine learning on scholarly publishing opens up new and exciting possibilities but also creates unprecedented challenges, especially when research requires partnership with private firms who control the access, study, and sharing of industry data.

This Special Issue explores the impact of digital technology and the implications and opportunities it creates for scholarly inquiry, research, and communication. The issue seeks to synthesize developments in such areas as social media and big data analyses with possible and actual practitioner frameworks, methods, and tactics for benefiting from as well as understanding potential opportunities and challenges related to the nature and dynamics of data collection, content presentation, access, application, and curation. It will also highlight strategies researchers and journals as well as other publishers can consider as they design, plan, and integrate digital technologies into their research and communications.

Potential contributors are encouraged to propose communication forms beyond text and research articles that maximize impact, engagement, and understanding inclusive of whatever media they see as most appropriate for their topic.

A non-exhaustive list of possible scholarly subjects includes:
• New modes of scholarly and research communications: practical applications
• Effective audience and usage data: collection and analysis
• Integrating data science: practical approaches to big data
• Theory, tools, and applications of data visualization
• Machine-written news and redefining the role of journalists
• Algorithmic curation, news feeds, search, and the control and circulation of research
• Ethics and impact of AI on scholarly communications


1. Initial statement of interest: May 31, 2018 by 11:59 PM Pacific time
2. Abstract: no later than July 15, 2018 by 11:59 PM Pacific time
3. Completed work 1,500 to 6,000 words plus other media: October 31, 2018 by 11:59 PM Pacific time

Submission Details

1. Statement of Interest: MAY 31, 2018
Submit by email to Monique Sherrett and Rowland Lorimer
monique at boxcarmarketing.com<mailto:monique at boxcarmarketing.com> and lorimer at sfu.ca<mailto:lorimer at sfu.ca>

2. Abstract -- due no later than JULY 15, 2018
300 words for scholarly articles, citing any works mentioned
50-word biography
Submit to Monique Sherrett and Rowland Lorimer
monique at boxcarmarketing.com<mailto:monique at boxcarmarketing.com> and lorimer at sfu.ca

3. Article (or equivalent) — due OCT 31, 2018
1,500 to 6,000 words depending on use of other media complete with other media, links etc.

Formal resubmission of abstract and biography

Submit Article (or equivalent) via SRC-Online.ca
• Click on Online Submissions: http://src-online.ca/index.php/src/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions
• Login or register
• Follow instructions on “Start a new submission.”

Questions? Contact Monique Sherrett monique at boxcarmarketing.com<mailto:monique at boxcarmarketing.com>

Monique Sherrett

Visiting Professor, Simon Fraser University
Boxcar Marketing | @boxcarmarketing
+1 778-837-9012
Scholarly and Research Communication: http://src-online.ca/index.php/src

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