Readers of this blog may know that since 2014, Duke University Libraries have been hosting the Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute, in partnership with our colleagues at NC Central University, NC State University, and UNC-Chapel Hill, with financial support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Each year we invite proposals from teams (rather than individuals) to work on projects they define within their own team and across other teams working on projects around a common theme. This happens across four days in October in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and expenses for participants whose proposals are selected are covered by a grant from the Mellon Foundation.
We’ve recently announced this year’s theme – Equity in Scholarly Communications – and invite proposals from you! You can find more details in the announcement below and on the trianglesci.org web site, or by following @TriangleSCI on Twitter or seeing what others are saying in the #TriangleSCI hashtag.
Teams from past years have gone on to launch programs such as these, initially developed at TriangleSCI:
- NHPRC Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives program
- Building a Trusted Framework for Coordinating OA Monograph Usage Data
- TRANsparency in Scholarly Publishing for Open Scholarship Evolution
- Digital Storytelling and the Future(s) of Multimedia Scholarship
- Many voices: Building a consortium of small scholarly societies
- Humane Metrics Initiative
- “Excellence R Us”: university research and the fetishisation of excellence
Join us and develop your own project! Proposals are due on April 24.