This lecture is free and open to the public. It is offered as part of the Digital Humanities Research Institute at Binghamton University.
NICKY AGATE is currently assistant director of scholarly communication and digital projects at Columbia University. Before that, she headed up digital initiatives at the Modern Language Association, where she was responsible for Humanities Commons, MLA Commons, and CORE, an open-access, open-source repository for humanities research. A co-PI on the HuMetricsHSS project, which seeks to establish a framework for values-based assessment and evaluation in the humanities and social sciences, she teaches at the Force11 Scholarly Communication Institute, serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, and is editor-in-chief of The Idealis, an overlay journal that promotes quality open-access scholarship in library and information science. She holds a PhD in French Literature from NYU and an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa.