MIT publishes U-Me new media guidelines

MIT’s Leonardo magazine has published the promotion and tenure criteria of the University of Maine’s New Media Department, along with a white paper entitled “New Criteria for New Media” that argues for updating academic standards for the Internet age.

Leonardo Cover v 42 n 1 CropThe publication has been reported in over 1000 outlets online, from Rhizome to HASTAC to LibraryThing. The criteria have already made their way into policy statements at UCSD, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Nebraska.

The publication can be downloaded for free at the Leonardo Web site, and is mirrored in interactive form at ThoughtMesh. For more, see the feature story at the U-Me New Media Web site.

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