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1. Evaluating Digital Work for Tenure and Promotion: A Workshop for Evaluators and Candidates

Tuesday, 5 January, 8:30–11:30 a.m., Willow A, Sheraton

Program arranged by the MLA Office of Programs and Office of Research

Presiding: Alison Byerly, Middlebury Coll.; Katherine A. Rowe, Bryn Mawr Coll.; Susan Schreibman, Trinity Coll. Dublin; Victoria E. Szabo, Duke Univ.

Session Description:

The workshop will provide materials and facilitated discussion about evaluating work in digital media (e.g., scholarly editions, databases, digital mapping projects, born-digital creative or scholarly work). Designed for both creators of digital materials (candidates for tenure and promotion) and administrators or colleagues who evaluate those materials, the workshop will propose strategies for documenting, presenting, and evaluating such work. Preregistration required.


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