Chrysalis: Moving Forward Collectively

After summarizing critical systemic issues within scholarly communications, this white paper explores the translation and applicability of the established Collective Impact model to foster change towards digital scholarship sustainability. A rationale and process for using the Collective Impact model within scholarly communications is followed by observations from an initial pilot event held with stakeholder representatives. Future directions for utilizing Collective Impact to achieve change in scholarly communications are noted.


This project has been made possible in part by a major grant from the Mellon Foundation.