KATHLEEN FITZPATRICK PLANNED OBSOLESCENCE PDF

Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy is a book by Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Scholarly Communication at the. Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy by Kathleen Fitzpatrick, forthcoming from NYU Press. Kathleen Fitzpatrick. Profile: Director of Scholarly Communication Modern Language Association; Website: ; Email.

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Copyright c New York University. In fifzpatrick to community cooperation and coordination, Fitzpatrick shows that the incorporation of open standards and built-in extensibility are crucial to the development of successful digital text preservation practices. Each vendor has its own pricing and delivery policies. Written in an approachable style fitzpatrck to bring administrators and scholars into a conversation, Planned Obsolescence explores both symptom and cure to ensure that scholarly communication will remain relevant in the digital future.

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As co-founder of the digital scholarly network MediaCommmons, Osbolescence lectures in Media Studies at Pomona College in California—is well placed to observe the development of digital culture in academia. The book is divided into five chapters, not including the introduction and conclusion: Planned Obsolescence Original 1st edition cover. One of the points that this text argues hardest about is the need to reform peer review for the digital age, insisting that peer review will be a more productive, more helpful, more transparent, and more effective process if conducted in the obsolescecne.

Fitzpatrick starts the book by deconstructing one of the most important steps in the academic publication process – peer review. They must be committed to supporting online discussions without dominating them, and they must accept that this will increase the amount of time that they must invest in their writing, both because online discussions require regular participation and because their duration is indeterminate.

Planned Obsolescence

Included in these practices are three key components: Universities must recognize that their mission is, in addition to the production of knowledge, the communication of knowledge. Fitzpatrick continues to develop her ideas of the importance of community with an analysis of digital text preservation in which she proposes that current technical issues with digital text preservation will require social solutions.

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But the conversation that takes place here will be key to my revision process. Planned Obsolescence is a wonderfully clear and honest obsolescende of the present state of academic publishing and possible future directions. So the networked space of blogs can help stave off obsolescence but it is still a reality that most will become obsolete just like many academic books if not just a little bit slower. Retrieved 16 March Fitzpatrick conceptualizes scholarship as an ongoing conversation between scholars that can only continue if participants have the means to contribute to it.

These new interactions may lead to roles for the library, the press, and IT as service units that provide guidance during and add value to the scholarly production process.

If the university is reimagined as a center of communication, rather than principally as a credential-bestowing organization, its central fitzpatrjck becomes the production and dissemination of scholarly work. Fitzpatrick’s study is a must-read, not just for all of those directly involved – academics, publishers, university administrators, librarians – but also for anybody interested in the future of the humanities.

The University profit, publishing, and the university mission new institutional structures the history of the university press the press and the university mission sustainability Notes notes, chapter 1 notes, chapter 2 notes, chapter 3 notes, chapter 4 notes, chapter 5 Bibliography bibliography, d-h bibliography, i-m bibliography, n-s bibliography, t-z.

Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy. Two years before publication Planned Obsolescence was openly peer-reviewed online at MediaCommons Press. Planned Obsolescence Kathleen Fitzpatrick 1 December Preservation standards metadata locators access lockss, clockss, portico cost Five: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Director’s Blog “[A] desire for pre-eminence, authority and disciplinary power — is what blogs and the digital humanities stand against.

Pages to import images to Wikidata. I think the argument here between ephemerality and apparent immortality of blogs is missing an important point. Reviews “At a time of great uncertainty about the future of the humanities, this informed and stimulating book buzzes with excitement for the opportunities that digital technology can offer to humanities researchers She suggests that scholars use a Creative Commons license for scholarly work to facilitate the use and reuse of material for the collective benefit of the community.

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Except as permitted by law, all other uses are prohibited without written permission of the publisher. Fitzpatrick’s exploration of academic peer review has received less favorable criticism.

Publishing, Technology and the Future of the Academy 1st ed. To support her argument for social solutions, Fitzpatrick examines several successful projects ovsolescence with the development of text markup, metadata, and access standards and practices including TEIDOIand LOCKSS and shows that each is based in the creation of a community organization that values openness and extensibility.

As argued throughout the book, scholarly publishing in its current as well as future forms stands to benefit from various forms of cooperation and each of these units may contribute something unique to enhance the production of scholarly work.

The University profit, publishing, and the university mission new institutional structures the history of the university press the press and the university mission sustainability Notes notes, chapter 1 notes, chapter 2 notes, chapter 3 notes, chapter 4 notes, chapter 5 Bibliography bibliography, d-h bibliography, i-m bibliography, n-s bibliography, t-z.

Contents Comments Activity Table of Contents. This text may be distributed in part or in whole on condition that 1 distributed text is not sold, whether or not such sale is “for profit” and 2 distributed text bears this notice in full.