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Talk: Nubian Studies: A Case Study in Scholar-Led Open Access Publishing

Library Instruction & Training 1312 UCSB Library, Santa Barbara, CA

Nubian studies scholar, punctum books co-director, and philologist Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei will discuss how community-focused, scholar-led open access publishing can help launch fields of inquiry and study that otherwise would not have adequate resources to establish themselves, because most publishers would consider the discipline too "small," and thus too risky to commit publishing resources. Part of Vincent’s work focuses on the study of the Old Nubian language, and the development of a new ...