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Journals as Global Communities and Transnational Collaborators: The Journal of International Women’s Studies

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2021-10-27

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This presentation shares the arc of the Journal of International Women’s Studies from its inception as an idea to its current iteration as a beloved transnational, multi- and interdisciplinary publication that has evolved from the ideas and collaborations spawned by the Digital Commons Platform. Created to address a local conundrum at the dawn of online, open-access academic publishing in 1999, the JIWS is a “living” publication that responds to its readers and authors; statistics and social movement activism, ensuring its relevancy and value to those that it serves.

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Oct 27th, 9:30 AM

Journals as Global Communities and Transnational Collaborators: The Journal of International Women’s Studies

This presentation shares the arc of the Journal of International Women’s Studies from its inception as an idea to its current iteration as a beloved transnational, multi- and interdisciplinary publication that has evolved from the ideas and collaborations spawned by the Digital Commons Platform. Created to address a local conundrum at the dawn of online, open-access academic publishing in 1999, the JIWS is a “living” publication that responds to its readers and authors; statistics and social movement activism, ensuring its relevancy and value to those that it serves.