Scholarly publishing today involves much more than simply submitting an article or manuscript to a publisher. The many options available for digitally publishing and disseminating one’s scholarship to diverse audiences often means that scholars must plan ahead to ensure that their scholarly work can be discovered, used, and sustained. How can you ensure that your digital scholarship project is feasible and and the resulting work sustainable? Start with thoughtful planning that reflects input from different stakeholders and that anticipates potential challenges and future needs.
- Basics of project planning – goals, resources, and time
- Collaborative planning – engaging others meaningfully in project development
- Planning for transitions – sustaining, preserving, and sunsetting