Author: Cristen Fitzpatrick

Cristen Fitzpatrick, M.A., is a PhD candidate in English at St. John's University, and her research interests are focused on Beat literature, digital humanities, and first-year composition. She is also an adjunct English instructor at St. Thomas Aquinas and Dominican colleges, where she teaches a variety of undergraduate literature and composition courses.

The Commons Open Repository Exchange (CORE) by MLA Commons offers open access to various articles and resources across the humanities. CORE allows scholars to publish and archive their work, while receiving feedback from MLA members. This is just one example of online publishing platforms that are becoming more and more common in the humanities. Tools such as Scalar allow authors to construct digital texts, and then MLA Commons is an example of a platform for these texts to be published. There are other options, too, for online publications. Books such as Debates in the Digital Humanities, are housed entirely on…

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