Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Key Takeaways

  • Experiences gained from existing digital scholarship centers can hel uninitiated institutions better launch their own efforts and thereby increase support for the research, teaching and learning needs of their campus communities

  • A key attribute that distinguishes digital scholarship centers from more traditional research institutes is that they are service organizations, staffed by individuals with specialized skills who support work in the digital environment

  • Case studies from Brown University and McMaster University illustrate two approaches to digital scholarship centers as envisioned by different higher education communities, the first approaching maturity and the second still new

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