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Final Post

This is our final post on the jiscPUB blog which draws together all the key project information and main achievements. Project tag: #jiscPUB Description: The Digital Monograph Technical Landscape study (a.k.a. #jiscPUB) was a six month thinktank set up by … Continue reading

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A view from academia on digital humanities research

This is a guest blog post from Charlotte Hastings which describes a event recently held at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) looking at the impact of the digital humanities. Charlotte is a graduate … Continue reading

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Workpackage 3

Plan for workpackage 3 Use cases The three main use cases identified in the current plan, and a fourth proposed one: Postgrad serializing PhD (or conference paper etc) for mobile devices Retiring academic publishing their ‘best-of’ research (books) Present final … Continue reading

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Introducing the project team

Theo Andrew – Project Manager Based at the University of Edinburgh, Theo is currently on secondment to EDINA, a JISC national datacentre, working as a project manager. Besides this project he is involved with running the OpenDepot.org service and the … Continue reading

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We are green for go!

I’m really pleased to announce that the Digital Monograph Landscape Study has finally been approved and is now officially starting. Currently we are assembling the project team and getting started with all the necessary preparations. As we make progress we’ll … Continue reading

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Project Plan 5b: Revised budget

Project plan 5b) Revised budget – awaiting confirmation Name of Project: Digital Monograph Technical Landscape Study #jiscPUB Directly Incurred Staff (1st Feb – 31st July 2011) Theo Andrew Project Manager FTE 0.2 £4343.13 Total Directly Incurred Staff (A) £4343.13 Directly … Continue reading

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Project Plan 5: Budget

Please note draft status: feedback welcome as comments – final  version liable to change Here is a summary breakdown of the costs as associated with their tangible outputs: ○ 12.5% of budget spent on creating sign-post (table of contents) of … Continue reading

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Project Plan 4: Projected Timeline & Workplan

Please note draft status: feedback welcome as comments – final version liable to change Overall Timeline of Workpackages: 2010 Feb March April May June July WP1 |–> –> –> –> –> –||* WP2 |–> –> –>* –|| WP3 |–> –>* … Continue reading

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Project Plan 3: Project team relationships

Please note draft status: feedback welcome as comments – final  version liable to change Team Roles: ● Project Manager Responsible for co-ordination of the project team and oversight of budget. Will ensure delivery of project outputs within agreed timescales. ● … Continue reading

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Project Plan 2: Aims, Objectives and Final Outputs of the project

Please note draft status: feedback welcome as comments – final  version liable to change Aim: To provide guidance on the current technical landscape that will enable individual author(s) to envision and publish their monograph to multiple “eBook” devices with the … Continue reading

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