“Born-Digital Publishing Platforms”

Wednesday, 4 October, 11:45-1:15, Valhalla Room, St. Olaf

Susan Doerr, Assistant Director of University of Minnesota Press
Charles Watkinson, Director of University of Michigan Press
Karil Kucera, Professor of Art History and Asian Studies, St. Olaf College; Editorial Board Member, Lever Press

Susan Doerr and Charles Watkinson will discuss born-digital publishing platforms and initiatives underway at their presses. Watkinson will introduce Lever Press, a publisher of open access, born-digital scholarly monographs, and Fulcrum, the digital platform in which Lever Press titles will be published. Doerr will introduce Manifold, a digital environment jointly developed by the University of Minnesota Press and the Digital Scholarship Center at the CUNY Graduate Center to present interactive, media-rich publications. Karil Kucera, a member of the Lever Press editorial board, will facilitate the conversation.

This event is generously supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Broadening the Bridge Grant and cosponsored by the Center for Innovation in the Liberal Arts at St. Olaf and the Perlman Center for Teaching and Learning (LTC) at Carleton.