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Falling Down The Rabbit Hole: Exploring The Unique Partnership Between Subject Librarians And Scholarly Communication, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco, Sandy Avila, Sarah A. Norris Nov 2019

Falling Down The Rabbit Hole: Exploring The Unique Partnership Between Subject Librarians And Scholarly Communication, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco, Sandy Avila, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Conference Presentation presented at Charleston Conference 2019 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Subject librarians are uniquely poised to facilitate conversations and assistance about scholarly communication topics to faculty and students -- helping make the connections between scholarly communication and discipline-specific research. The University of Central Florida (UCF) Libraries offers a unique intersection between scholarly communication and subject librarians by implementing a robust subject librarian model that includes activities related to scholarly communication and partnering with UCF’s Office of Scholarly Communication to provide support on a variety of topics to the campus community. In particular, this model has been particularly effective with ...


Copyright For Educators: Using Copyrighted Content In The Classroom, Sarah A. Norris Oct 2019

Copyright For Educators: Using Copyrighted Content In The Classroom, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Presentation for KnightEd Talk series on October 8, 2019.

Session Description:

Can you show a movie in class? Can you distribute copies of an article to your students? These are just a few questions that educators face when using copyrighted materials in the classroom. In this presentation, we will discuss copyright basics and explore copyright issues in both the physical and online classroom. The session will include real-world examples and provide attendees with resources they can use to help navigate copyright when teaching.


Open Access, Sarah A. Norris Jul 2019

Open Access, Sarah A. Norris

Camp COMPASS

No abstract provided.


Copyright, Sarah A. Norris Jul 2019

Copyright, Sarah A. Norris

Camp COMPASS

No abstract provided.


Creating Mail Art & Other Transformative Works: Understanding Copyright & Author Rights, Sarah A. Norris Jul 2019

Creating Mail Art & Other Transformative Works: Understanding Copyright & Author Rights, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

A brief presentation on copyright and author rights considerations when creating mail art and other transformative works that was given during a Mail Art event held at UCF Libraries.


A Model For Quality Education To Support Stem Student Success, Sandy Avila, Buenaventura Basco Jul 2019

A Model For Quality Education To Support Stem Student Success, Sandy Avila, Buenaventura Basco

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

In an evolving academic library environment, the duties of the subject liaison librarian are ever changing and being adapted as new responsibilities are added year after year. The Science Librarian and Engineering & Computer Science Librarian at the University of Central Florida are taking a model-based approach to handling these changes in STEM discipline support. During this session we will cover strategies for improving STEM student success based on a model for collaborative instruction, creative outreach, and cooperative service. This “STEM Team” based approach involves working closely on STEM based initiatives by facilitating and organizing related events and workshops which may ...


Entrepreneurship Programming: Building A Network Of Librarians, Students, And Entrepreneurs, Rebecca "Missy" Murphey, Min Tong, Sandy Avila, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco Jul 2019

Entrepreneurship Programming: Building A Network Of Librarians, Students, And Entrepreneurs, Rebecca "Missy" Murphey, Min Tong, Sandy Avila, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

We presented our program on July 12, 2019 at the inaugural Panhandle Academic Libraries Conference held at the Florida Virtual Campus in Tallahassee, FL. The event was live streamed and a video recording of our presentation can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImbB4bdJveI&feature=youtu.be

Conference Abstract:

Four librarians, all liaisons to very different departments, collaborated to plan an event series that serves their common audience: student entrepreneurs. Hear how they connected with other campus units and organizations–and each other–to cooperatively provide programs featuring local entrepreneurs, market research, intellectual property, and business coaches ...


Online Faculty Profiles, Sarah A. Norris Jun 2019

Online Faculty Profiles, Sarah A. Norris

Camp COMPASS

No abstract provided.


Stars And Selectedworks, Lee Dotson Jun 2019

Stars And Selectedworks, Lee Dotson

Camp COMPASS

No abstract provided.


Taking An Earth Day Winning Hand To The Next Level, Sandy Avila, Christina C. Wray, Kelsie Johnson May 2019

Taking An Earth Day Winning Hand To The Next Level, Sandy Avila, Christina C. Wray, Kelsie Johnson

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Presentation was delivered on May 17, 2019 at the Florida Library Association Annual Conference held in Orlando, FL May 15-17th, 2019.

Abstract:

Join a team of two librarians, a faculty member and one of their support staff as they discuss the ins and outs of creating a well-attended group of library programming events about Earth Day and local habitat awareness. Attend this session if you want to learn more about how to create winning partnerships and make your programming a hit around campus or in your local community!


Academic Etiquette, Sandy Avila, Sarah A. Norris May 2019

Academic Etiquette, Sandy Avila, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

This is a mentoring and professional development presentation given at a University of Central Florida Libraries faculty meeting. It encompasses a variety of topics, including discussing library and academic codes of ethics in addition to covering ethical and courteous practices related to communication, publishing, presenting, and participating in search committees.


Open Educational Resources At The University Of Central Florida, Sarah A. Norris Feb 2019

Open Educational Resources At The University Of Central Florida, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

This presentation was a part of a panel at the FLVC OER Summit 2019 titled, "Integrating library funded resources into your courses" which included a panelists of Florida librarians.

The presentation highlights an open educational resource created at the University of Central Florida for an English Literature I course.


Returning From Wonderland, Sarah A. Norris, Christina Wray Feb 2019

Returning From Wonderland, Sarah A. Norris, Christina Wray

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Workshop presented as a part of the Alice’s Adventures in Scholarly Conversations week-long event hosted by UCF Libraries.

Workshop summary:

When is a tweet as important as a journal article? Does it matter which journal an article is published in? Are books always better? Join us as we explore how the context in which a scholarly conversation happens can provide important clues about who can be trusted and when you are being hoodwinked. The final clue to Alice’s location will be revealed!


Apps To Help Organize Your Research Life, Sandy Avila Feb 2019

Apps To Help Organize Your Research Life, Sandy Avila

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Do you ever wonder if there is a great app out there that you are missing out on? Need help staying organized, taking notes, or need a better way to communicate with classmates over shared projects? Well look no further as this session will introduce helpful and important apps that all grad students should love and use! We will cover organization, project management, time management, reference, research, and finance apps that will keep you at your best while you are in grad school and beyond. Please bring your mobile device or laptop as we test drive the apps during the ...


Predatory & Deceptive Publishing Pitfalls And Practical Tips: Helping Faculty & Students To Identify & Avoid Questionable Publishing Practices, Sarah A. Norris Jan 2019

Predatory & Deceptive Publishing Pitfalls And Practical Tips: Helping Faculty & Students To Identify & Avoid Questionable Publishing Practices, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

In today’s academic publishing environment, open access journals have become an increasingly common venue for faculty and students, to publish scholarly research. However, this publishing model often prompts many issues and concerns -- one of which is predatory (or, deceptive) publishing practices. These publishers rely on a variety of strategies and deceptive tactics to give the illusion that they are credible and high quality. With this in mind, it is often difficult for faculty and students to distinguish between a credible open access journal and a predatory one. This presentation will provide practical tips on how to facilitate information about ...


Dissociation, Identity Distress, And Rejection Sensitivity In Adult Adoptees, Lee J. Mclamb Jan 2019

Dissociation, Identity Distress, And Rejection Sensitivity In Adult Adoptees, Lee J. Mclamb

Digital Repository: Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

No abstract provided.


Hijacked Journals And Conferences: Predatory Practices In Academia, Sarah A. Norris, Andrew Todd Nov 2018

Hijacked Journals And Conferences: Predatory Practices In Academia, Sarah A. Norris, Andrew Todd

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Presentation given to UCF College of Nursing Faculty on November 6, 2018 by Sarah Norris, Scholarly Communication Librarian. The presentation discusses predatory practices in open access journals and conferences. This presentation was created in collaboration with Andrew Todd, Nursing Librarian.


Get In The Game: Tips And Strategies For Navigating Open Access Publishing, Sarah A. Norris Oct 2018

Get In The Game: Tips And Strategies For Navigating Open Access Publishing, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

This presentation was given during Open Access Week 2018.

Open Access journals are becoming increasingly popular venues for publishing scholarly research. Yet, there are many challenges and misconceptions often associated with this publishing model. Scholarly Communication Librarian, Sarah Norris, discusses publishing in Open Access journals. This session examines publishing basics and explore challenging topics like journal quality, predatory publishing, and funding.


Read Stricted: The Dilemmas Surrounding Reading, Censorship, & Challenged Books, Sandy Avila Apr 2018

Read Stricted: The Dilemmas Surrounding Reading, Censorship, & Challenged Books, Sandy Avila

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Please join us for a lively and thought provoking discussion regarding reading, censorship, and the history of challenged books to commemorate the start of National Library Week 2018. UCF Research and Information Services Librarian, Sandy Avila will discuss the American Library Association’s Top Ten Frequently Challenged Books of 2017 while providing some background regarding the history of challenged books from around the world. This session is open to students and faculty and no RSVP is required. Meet us at the John C. Hitt Library (main campus) Room 223 to learn more about banned books and the dilemmas surrounding their ...


Hijacked Journals: How Open Access Journals Fall Into The Predatory Publishing Trap, Sarah A. Norris, Buenaventura "Ven" Basco, Sandy Avila Mar 2018

Hijacked Journals: How Open Access Journals Fall Into The Predatory Publishing Trap, Sarah A. Norris, Buenaventura "Ven" Basco, Sandy Avila

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

In today’s academic publishing environment, open access journals have become an increasingly common and used venue for publication by faculty, researchers, and students. However, open access publishing also prompts issues and concerns related to the publishing model and predatory publishing practices. In this session, Sandy Avila, Science Librarian, Ven Basco, Engineering Librarian, and Sarah Norris, Scholarly Communication Librarian will share information about open access, predatory publishing, and how to differentiate between credible and predatory journals, with an emphasis on STEM-focused publications. Areas to be explored will include how to identify spam email, fake metrics, predatory conferences, and other issues ...


High Quality Courses: Copyright Overview, Sarah A. Norris Mar 2018

High Quality Courses: Copyright Overview, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Presentation given to Instructional Designers in the Center for Distributed Learning at UCF on March 12, 2018 by Sarah Norris, Scholarly Communication Librarian.

The presentation highlights copyright information and resources for UCF Faculty and Instructional Designers related to online teaching and learning.


Copyright Considerations For Digital Storytelling, Sarah A. Norris Jan 2018

Copyright Considerations For Digital Storytelling, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Presentation given to ASH 4932 students on January 29, 2018.

This session covered a variety of copyright considerations when considering digital projects. This included basic aspects of copyright. It focused primarily on copyright considerations for digital historians, including examples of public domain and Creative Commons Licensed images and media that students can use practically in their projects.


Copyright Considerations For His 6165: Tools For The Digital Historian, Sarah A. Norris Jan 2018

Copyright Considerations For His 6165: Tools For The Digital Historian, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Presentation given to HIS 6165 students on January 24, 2018.

This session covered a variety of copyright considerations when considering digital projects. This included basic aspects of copyright. It focused primarily on copyright considerations for digital historians, including exploring fair use, digital humanities and history projects, creative commons licenses, and other copyright-related topics.


Extending And Measuring Scholarly Reach And Impact, Lee Dotson, Sarah Norris, Barry Mauer Jan 2018

Extending And Measuring Scholarly Reach And Impact, Lee Dotson, Sarah Norris, Barry Mauer

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

In this session, Scholarly Communication Librarian Sarah Norris and Digital Initiatives Librarian Lee Dotson will explain how faculty can further publicize, disseminate, and measure the reach of their scholarship through UCF’s Showcase of Text, Archives, Research & Scholarship (STARS). Benefits of using this digital repository of scholarship include enhanced searchability and tracking of impact using alternative metrics. The session will also feature faculty member Barry Mauer, who has created a successful author profile and collection in STARS.


Predicting Patients' Trust In Physicians From Personality Variables, Ethnicity, And Gender, Zoreed A. Mukhtar Jan 2018

Predicting Patients' Trust In Physicians From Personality Variables, Ethnicity, And Gender, Zoreed A. Mukhtar

Digital Repository: Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

No abstract provided.


Where To Publish & Author Rights At A Glance, Sarah A. Norris Dec 2017

Where To Publish & Author Rights At A Glance, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Presented at the Fall 2017 Thesis & Dissertation Forum held at the John C. Hitt Library on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

Abstract:

Learn to be a savvy author! This session will give you a general overview of criteria to use when considering submitting your work for publication and basic information about copyright as it pertains to publishing.


Open Humanities: Strategies For Creating Open Access Course Materials, John Venecek, Christian Beck, John Raible, Sarah A. Norris, Lily Flick Nov 2017

Open Humanities: Strategies For Creating Open Access Course Materials, John Venecek, Christian Beck, John Raible, Sarah A. Norris, Lily Flick

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

As textbook affordability and access to information become important topics on university campuses and within the population more generally, finding ways to decrease book costs in a humanities classroom while providing the best possible resources for students emerges as a multi-disciplinary strategy that requires cooperation across campus. Open Access texts are a way to offer content for free, but humanities assembling this type of text in the humanities is often restricted by copyright and intellectual property. Utilizing materials found in public domain or with a Creative Commons license, however, provides an opportunity to create Open Access texts. In spring 2016 ...


The Challenges To Learning In A Digital Age: Exploring Issues Of Access And Equity, Sandy Avila, Sarah A. Norris Nov 2017

The Challenges To Learning In A Digital Age: Exploring Issues Of Access And Equity, Sandy Avila, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

As teaching and learning evolves to meet the demands of an increasingly digital world, we find these experiences transformed by hard unsolved problems and burgeoning opportunities yet to be explored and identified. Of critical importance to learning in the digital age are the issues of access and equity. These issues, while long prevalent in academia and beyond, have become increasingly more significant as the shift towards online and digital technologies provides new pedagogical possibilities we could not have predicted. Like faculty and students, libraries and librarians have equally felt this digital shift. The challenges faced provide an interconnected struggle that ...


You've Finished Your Research...Now What?, Sarah A. Norris, Christina C. Wray Oct 2017

You've Finished Your Research...Now What?, Sarah A. Norris, Christina C. Wray

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

The research is complete and you’ve written your findings, now you’re ready to join the scholarly conversation, but you want to make sure you publish it in the right place to fit your future plans. This workshop, held during Open Access Week, explores the publishing options available and the pros and cons of each model. Learn more about traditional scholarly publishing, open access options and utilizing institutional repositories to make your research widely available.


Creative Commons 101, Christina C. Wray, Sarah A. Norris Oct 2017

Creative Commons 101, Christina C. Wray, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Calling all artists, musicians and writers! You’ve put your heart and a whole lot of energy into creating a new work and the next step is to share it with the world, but what’s the best way to do that, and keep it safe? This workshop, held during Open Access Week, explores the variety of licenses available for creative works, how to license your work, where to share it and retain your rights.