Author: Anna-Maria Sichani

EsR 10 – DiXiT, after all

How it all began. In the warm Greek spring days of 2014 I clearly remember myself reading with a mixed feeling of admiration and jealousy (with a good reason) about a new scholarly training network under the sibyllic acronym DiXiT: a group of young researchers from across Europe (and USA)…

An ‘Open Access in action’ experience

This year’s International Open Access Week theme was “Open in Action”. The week (October 24 – 30, 2016) held a plethora of events, talks and other initiatives that presented, discussed and challenged various aspects from Open Access (OA) in academic publishing and scholarly communication, ranging from current trends, best practices…

On ‘hacking’ ethos, hackathons and digital scholarship

Have you ever experienced, after a concert, a movie or an event, to become somehow obsessed with the person or the topic? This happened to me last month, after joining the ‘Hack the Book’ event, which I will describe later on. So, what does ‘hacking’ actually mean for a Digital Humanities practitioner?…