30. January 2020

Vega: Starting a new OA academic publishing platform


Cheryl E. Ball is Director of the Digital Publishing Collaborative at Wayne State University. She is Project Director for Vega, an open-access academic publishing platform, whose roots formed at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, where she was a Fulbright scholar in 2013–14. She serves as the executive director of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals and editor of the open-access journal Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, which is the longest-running journal to publish scholarly multimedia. Her research on digital publishing can be found in multiple journals and edited collections, and on her personal repository, http://ceball.com.