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Humanities Commons

In this video, Dr Lee Fallin introduces Humanities Commons as a scholarly communication tool.

What is Humanities Commons?

Humanities Commons is a nonprofit network that enables humanities scholars and practitioners to create a professional profile, discuss common interests, develop new publications, and share their work. The Humanities Commons network is open to anyone, regardless of field, language, institutional affiliation, or form of employment. Full-featured accounts are and will remain free for individual users; the network is sustained by the financial contributions of participating organizations.

How can it be used for scholarly communication?

Humanities Commons is an academy-owned and governed project, designed to serve the needs of scholars, writers, researchers, and students as they engage in teaching and research projects that benefit the larger community. Unlike other social and academic networks online, Humanities Commons is open-access, open-source, and nonprofit. It is focused on providing a space to discuss, share, and store cutting-edge research and innovative pedagogy—not on generating profits from users’ intellectual and personal data.

Getting started

You can create a Humanities Commons account for free and then take a look at the Getting Started Guide.

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