I am SO EXCITED!!! After the attention that the Sanity designers have given to carefully develop the Vega publishing platform over the last few years, we now have the code to do our final, localized testing! The system is feature complete, and we couldn’t be more proud of it! Team Vega at Wayne State (and … Continue reading Vega enters final testing!
As of January 1, 2018, the Vega project has moved from its previous institutional home of West Virginia University to Wayne State University in the innovative and delightful city of Detroit, Michigan! Cheryl Ball, the project director for Vega, took a position as Director of the Digital Publishing Collaborative, a new venture for Wayne State … Continue reading Vega moves to Wayne State!
The Vega project was born out of the academic mission to bridge print and digital scholarly publishing realms. Vega aims to reach scholars across different disciplines and knowledge domains to engage in further building the media-rich possibilities in scholarly, open-access publishing. Resistance against commercial academic publishers is growing due to these corporations’ non-transparent “open-access” author … Continue reading Why Vega is Needed
Scholarly publishing has been rapidly changing over the last decade to include online, open-access, and multimedia content. This change has come with the rise of popular publishing and social-media platforms such as Blogger, WordPress, YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, Tumblr, etc. Multimedia-based content is the norm in these venues, but in scholarly publishing only a small portion … Continue reading Why We Need Webtexts