by Elise Proulx, Outreach & Marketing Coordinator, Publishing Group

eScholarship is pleased to announce the inaugural double issue of California Italian Studies Journal (http://escholarship.org/uc/ismrg_cisj), a digital, peer-reviewed, open access journal committed to publishing innovative and influential scholarly work in the field of Italian Studies. The nascent journal will feature interdisciplinary, comparative, and critical scholarship.

The journal’s editorial board includes faculty from across the University of California, including UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, and UC Santa Cruz. Its advisory board spans the global field of Italian Studies.

“Open access is a key component of today’s efforts to integrate specialized-knowledge-production institutions with the wider network of information exchange generated by the digitalization of media culture,” said Editor Claudio Fogu. “We are proud and excited to connect Italian Studies with this global trend.”
eScholarship (http://escholarship.org/) provides open access, scholarly digital publishing services to the University of California and delivers a dynamic research platform to scholars worldwide.

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