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Scalar concepts published in Digital Studies / Le champ numérique

Online, open-access, and peer-reviewed journal Digital Studies/Le champ numérique has published a detailed article by ANVC Info Design Director, Craig Dietrich, and NEH-Vectors Summer Institute alum, Jentery Sayers (Assistant Professor, English; Director, Maker Lab in the Humanities; University of Victoria), on scholarly communication and digital asset management. The article, “After the Document Model for Scholarly…

Curious about Scalar? Sign up for a webinar!

Following up on our recent Beta release, the Scalar development team will offering free online webinars to help new users and the curious learn the platform more easily. The “Intro” webinars will cover the basics of Scalar: fundamental concepts, a review of existing Scalar books, and a hands-on introduction to the main Scalar features such…

Journal of Visual Culture launches portfolio on the “Future of Publishing”

The Journal of Visual Culture in conjunction with ANVC, Vectors, and others has launched a new portfolio on the “Future of Scholarly Publishing.”  Collecting more formal versions of talks presented at Now! Visual Culture in May 2012, the set of articles traces the ethical imperatives around the changing ecology of academic publishing.  As Mark Little…

ANVC Partners with CAA on Publication

Our ongoing partnership with the College Art Association has led to a new publication.  In celebration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the first issue of The Art Bulletin, Thelma K. Thomas, associate professor at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University and chair of the Art Bulletin Editorial Board, created “Publishing The Art…

McPherson presents ANVC/SCALAR at JISC-CNI Meeting

In July, ANVC Lead PI Tara McPherson presented the work of ANVC in a keynote talk at a joint meeting of JISC and CNI.   According to JISC’s website, “the two organizations gathered thought-leading experts from across the globe at a horizon-scanning event. They explored how institutions need to respond to the changes in scholarly communications…

ANVC in full force at the International Association of Visual Culture conference

ANVC/Scalar core team members Craig Dietrich, Alexei Taylor and Tara McPherson recently attended the International Association of Visual Culture conference at NYU.   “Now! Visual Culture,” a participation event, was held at New York University, May 31-June 2 2012. Its goal was to showcase as broad and diverse a range of visual culture practice as possible in…

Scalar-based complement to Matthew Delmont’s The Nicest Kids in Town launches

We’re happy to announce that the latest Scalar publication to go live is the digital companion to Matthew Delmont’s new book The Nicest Kids in Town (University of California Press).

Scalar article launched in IJLM

We’re excited to announce the publication of the next issue of the International Journal of Media + Learning (MIT Press), which features a “Knowing + Doing” article that uses the current version of the Scalar platform.  Written by Virginia Kuhn, “Filmic Texts and the Rise of the Fifth Estate” describes an Institute for Multimedia Literacy…

First Alliance Publication Goes Live with MIT!

The MIT Press, in partnership with the Alliance for Networking Visual Culture, has just published Learning from YouTube (MIT Press, February 2011), by Alexandra Juhasz, Professor of Media Studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. YouTube is the subject, form, method, problem, and solution of her video-book: an online inquiry into today’s media. This is…

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The Alliance for Networking Visual Culture was created with the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.