The best compilation of my service, research, and professional activity is on github. A selection of material is below.
Research Projects in Process
- Proposed and accepted to the Mellon-funded Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute in October 2015
- Cross-disciplinary team includes: Dr. Cassidy Sugimoto, Indiana University-Bloomington, Dr. J. Britt Holbrook, New Jersey Institute for Technology, Dr. Korey Jackson, Gray Family Chair for Library Innovation, University of Oregon, Zach Coble, Digital Scholarship Librarian, New York University, and April Hathcock, Scholarly Communication Librarian, New York University
- Inspired by coursework at the Humanities Intensive Teaching and Learning (HILT2015) seminar on Digital Pedagogy and Networked Learning. Documentation available at http://bit.ly/HILTschedule.
- Crowsourced a compliation of sample syllabi using Zotero
- Plan to code and sort the syllabi and then conduct interviews of students from those programs to see how the curriculum matched with, or adequately prepared them for professional jobs in digital humanities.
Scholarly Communication is People: Its Our Time: Three crazy ideas for LIS to “own” open access. Keynote address delivered at Association of College and Research Libraries – New York https://micahvandegrift.wordpress.com/2014/12/17/changelispublishing/
The Miseducation of Scholarly Communication. Invited presentation at the Society for Scholarly Publishing, Boston, MA. https://micahvandegrift.wordpress.com/2014/06/02/ssptalk/
DIY Library Culture and the Academy. Ford, E., Leeder, K., Dorney, E., & Vandegrift, M. Panel presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries, Indianapolis. In the Library with the Lead Pipe. http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2013/diy-library-culture/
“Free to All”: Library Publishing and the Challenge of Open Access. Vandegrift, M., & Bolick, J. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. http://jlsc-pub.org/jlsc/vol2/iss4/10/
- 526 article downloads from DigiNole Commons
- 568 downloads from the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication
- 165 views and 14 downloads of the preprint as posted on figshare
- Influential tweet from Richard Poynder, independent journalist and blogger on scholarly communication and open access topics.
- Included in a research guide by CUNY Libraries on Open Access Resources
Librarian, Heal Thyself: A Scholarly Communication Analysis of LIS Journals. Vandegrift, M., & Bowley, C. In the Library with the Lead Pipe. http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2014/healthyself/
LIS Journals measured for “openness.” Data set related to Librarian, Heal Thyself. Vandegrift, M., & Bowley, C. http://figshare.com/articles/LIS_Journals_measured_for_openness_/994258
- 1254 article downloads from DigiNole Commons
- 892 views and 78 downloads of the article pre-print as posted on figshare
- 528 views and 46 downloads of the data set as posted on figshare
- 73 impact points recorded on Altmetric.com, including:
- 93 tweets from 75 users, with an upper reach of 170,340 followers
- Influential tweets from:
- Matt Hodgkinson, Senior Editor at PLOSONE.
- figshare, announcing that the article was the 2nd most viewed item on figshare during the week it was posted
- Association of Library and Information Science Educators
- Scholarly Communication Section of the Academic Division of the Special Libraries Association
- Featured as an Editors Choice article on Digital Humanities Now, a curated aggregator of the top news and information in digital humanities communities online
- Featured as an Article of the Week on Against the Grain, a journal/blog for librarians, publishers and vendors, centered around the Charleston Conference
- Discussion object for the Centre for Evidence Based Library and Information Practice at the University of Saskatchewan
- Inspired a response on behalf of College and Research Libraries in the C&RL Spotlight from Scott Walter, University Librarian at Depaul University, then current Editor of the journal
- Featured in an article on Inside Higher Ed, written by Scott McLemee, one of the founders of Inside Higher Ed
- Inspired Stuart Lawson, Doctoral researcher at Birkbeck, University of London undertaking a PhD in the politics of open access, to create a Declaration of Open Access for LIS Authors
Evolving in common: Creating mutually supportive relationships between libraries and the digital humanities. Vandegrift, M., & Varner, S. Journal of Library Administration, 53(1), 67-78. http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/cwzbf
- 20 citations on Google Scholar
- 2,404 Views, 1,408 Downloads from Emory University’s OpenEmory institutional repository
- 964 downloads from DigiNole Commons
- 46 readers on Mendelay
- 26 impact points recorded on Altmetric.com
- Referenced as a source in the Irish Consortium of National and University Libraries Research Support Task and Finish Group, whose task was to prepare a three year strategy to develop the research support capacity of CONUL libraries. The group identified key areas around which a tool kit was to be developed in the form of briefing documents. The briefing documents are collated together in the chapters and appendices of this report.
- This article was also included in an ebook compilation of all articles published in this special issue of Journal of Library Administration on digital humanities and libraries. Several new articles were written in response to the published works as part of the ebook. Make it New? A dh+lib Mini Series. Roxann Shirazi, Sarah Potvin, & Zach Coble (Eds.), Online: DH+Lib (ACRL). http://acrl.ala.org/dh/2013/06/28/make-it-new-a-dhlib-mini-series-the-ebook/
Steering Committee Member, Digital Library Federation Project Managers Group (2016- )
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (2014– )
Chair-elect, Grant Review Panel, Institute for Museum and Library Services – Library Services and Technology Act State of Florida (2013–2019)
Elected Member, THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) Council (2014– )
Representative, Library Publishing Coalition, Founding member (2013– )
Coordinating Committee Member – Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (2012–2015)
Reviewer, Conference proposals to The Collective, a new start-up library conference in its inaugural year. (2014-2015)