Digital scholarship is a complex world of subject content, technology tools and research skills. It may be time to slow down and read more than a tweet or post about the connections between the screen and the subject.
Understanding the data we see every day in charts, graphs, infographics, heat maps, scatter plots, treemaps (…and so many more visualizations) is made comprehensible in Visual Insights: a practical guide to making sense of data by Katy Börner & David E. Polley. Katy Börner is a co-instructor of the popular IVMOOC: Information Visualization MOOC through Indiana University.
Scholarly communication is the art of understanding Open Access, Research Data Services, Copyright & Fair Use, Institutional Repositories and Author’s Rights! These two new books puts these serious, connected, complex subjects in perspective for educators, libraries and researchers.
|Common Ground at the Nexus of Information Literacy and Scholarly Communication
by Stephanie Davis-Kahl; Merinda Kaye Hensley
|Managing Copyright in Higher Education: a guidebook
by Donna L. Ferullo