As the 2014/15 academic year draws to a close, conference season has played out in its usual wild frenzy of networking and inspirational talks, and preparations begin for the 2015/16 academic year, the Project has decided to take stock. A huge amount of activity and planning has taken place already, thanks to the energy and enthusiasm of our Community Coalition, Project Partners, and of course the core Project Team – and this post celebrates all that has happened, and looks forward to what is still to come.
So, to date…
The Project has engaged with:
- 15 publishers
- 12 libraries
- 24 academic institutions in the UK
- 10 academic institutions outside the UK
- 3 booksellers
- 24 organisations and societies
- 95 individual collaborators
The Project Team has also:
- attended 19 events
- given 12 talks
- initiated 55 events and mini-projects
- published 16 blog posts
- gained 571 Twitter followers
- had 173 Facebook ‘likes’
Project activity has extended across several countries, including:
- The Netherlands
The Project has also launched a special website, to promote and celebrate all the wonderful events happening across the UK and internationally during Academic Book Week (9-16 November): http://acbookweek.com/
A huge THANK YOU to everyone in our Community Coalition, our Project Partners, and the AHRC for the enthusiasm, support, and collaboration so far – we look forward to continuing to work with you all!
All figures correct as of 29/07/15.