My Project: History of Media Studies Overlay Journal

My FLC-related project is the creation of an overlay journal, History of Media Studies. The open-access journal,slated to launch its first issue in summer 2018, is published by the Open Library of Humanities—the Mellon-backed open-access publisher with an innovative library-subsidy funding model. The journal will launch as OLH’s first overlay journal, taking advantage of the brand-new overlay capabilities included in …

Overlay Journal: History of Media Studies

For my Open Scholarship project, I plan to launch a peer-reviewed overlay journal, History of Media Studies. I have been talking about the idea with the UK-based Open Library of Humanities for over a year, as the nonprofit publishing platform worked to refine its open-source Janeway journal-hosting software to accommodate overlay titles. The software is nearly ready, and I have …