Resources for Scholarly Communications Librarians
Websites for scholarly publications and digital scholarship are expected to be stable for long-term access, citation, and archiving. Static websites provide a durable and low-cost solution for making and distributing scholarly works.
These resources introduce this powerful technology for scholarly communications librarianship.
- A lesson plan for learning about static web publishing for digital scholarship projects.
- An annotated bibliography of articles, tutorials, and podcasts about static websites in academic contexts.
- A quick demonstration of GitHub as a static website hosting platform
- An introduction to static site generators tutorial
This resource was created by Chris Diaz, Digital Publishing Librarian at Northwestern University. As part of the Scholarly Communication Notebook, this work was generously supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services LG-36-19-0021-19. Unless otherwise noted, these materials are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) 4.0 International license.