Janneke Adema is a Research Fellow in Digital Media at the Centre for Disruptive Media at Coventry University. Her research concentrates on the influence of online information transmission on research practices within the Humanities and on the way the monograph, as an important form of scholarly communication in this field, is being produced and shaped.
She holds an MA in History, an MA in Philosophy (both University of Groningen), an MA in Book and Digital Media Studies (Leiden University), and a PhD in Media and Communication (Coventry University).
Janneke Adema has conducted research for both the OAPEN Foundation and for the DOAB project. She is the author of amongst others the OAPEN report Overview of Open Access Models for eBooks in the HSS (2010) and the DOAB User Needs Analysis (2012). She has published in New Formations; The International Journal of Cultural Studies; New Media & Society; Cultural Studies; New Review of Academic Librarianship; Krisis. Journal for Contemporary Philosophy; Scholarly and Research Communication; and LOGOS: The Journal of the World Book Community, and she has co-edited a living book on Symbiosis together with Pete Woodbridge (Open Humanities Press, 2011). From 2010 until 2013 she organised the Open Media Research Seminar Series at the School of Media and Performing Arts at Coventry University. She is also one of the editors, together with Clare Birchall, Gary Hall and Pete Woodbridge, of the Culture Machine Live podcast series.