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Using Institutional Repositories To Promote Scholarly Development And Undergraduate Research, Mary George, Kayla Siddell Mar 2019

Using Institutional Repositories To Promote Scholarly Development And Undergraduate Research, Mary George, Kayla Siddell

Mary George

Employers have long been discouraged by the number of undergraduate students graduating without being adequately prepared to achieve their professional goals such as a career or graduate school.  Hands-on experiences along with research and scholarship opportunities contribute to scholarly development and can increase an undergraduate student’s career options and will better prepare them for graduate school. Many students struggle with scholarly development, viewing their work as homework rather than scholarship and often do not view themselves as scholars. Providing preservation and access of undergraduate work in an institutional repositories can help to alleviate these problem by archiving and promoting ...


Promote Campus Scholarship, Barbara Potts Jun 2018

Promote Campus Scholarship, Barbara Potts

Faculty Publications and Presentations

Promoting the scholarship created on your campus is imperative to recruitment, enrollment, and reputation. If you are thinking of starting a scholarly publishing program, have a program, or are interested in hearing how scholarly publishing works, come to our round-table to join in the conversation. Topics for discussion will include: 1. Faculty buy in, partnering with other departments on campus, or starting a yearly research symposia, 2. Copyright, posting journal articles or assisting professors with a portfolio of their work and 3. Showcasing student work. Share what has worked on your campus and what has not. All are welcome to ...


Meeting The Rising Tide Of Faculty Needs, Sarah Wipperman Mar 2016

Meeting The Rising Tide Of Faculty Needs, Sarah Wipperman

Sarah Wipperman

Digital scholarship is changing dramatically for faculty, and libraries are understandably struggling to keep their heads above water as faculty’s needs evolve. Faculty have lots to organize and share, from datasets to images, audio, technical reports, course materials, syllabi, and more. How can the library move from being out at sea to riding this new wave of digital scholarship?
 
It’s not easy to strike that perfect balance between having a dry repository and getting swept out in the riptide; this breakfast will provide you with the tools to catch this wave.
 
First, Sarah Wipperman, Repository Services Manager at ...


Enhancing Discoverability: How To Describe Digitalcommons Content For Harvest Into Cultural Heritage Institutions, Andrew Wesolek, Joshua Morgan Jul 2015

Enhancing Discoverability: How To Describe Digitalcommons Content For Harvest Into Cultural Heritage Institutions, Andrew Wesolek, Joshua Morgan

Joshua Morgan

Both institutional repositories and cultural heritage institutions have broadly defined collection development policies. As such, many collections could appropriately reside in both. However, at many institutions digital libraries that support cultural heritage collections are often supported by CONTENTdm, while institutional repository initiatives are supported by another platform--in Clemson's case, DigitalCommons. Librarians at Clemson University identified several key collections that fit both the scope of its institutional repository and digital library. In order to leverage the "google-ability" of the institutional repository with the discoverability that comes with inclusion in the DPLA, we embarked on a process to describe our collection ...


Enhancing Discoverability: How To Describe Digitalcommons Content For Harvest Into Cultural Heritage Institutions, Andrew Wesolek, Joshua Morgan Jun 2015

Enhancing Discoverability: How To Describe Digitalcommons Content For Harvest Into Cultural Heritage Institutions, Andrew Wesolek, Joshua Morgan

Presentations

Both institutional repositories and cultural heritage institutions have broadly defined collection development policies. As such, many collections could appropriately reside in both. However, at many institutions digital libraries that support cultural heritage collections are often supported by CONTENTdm, while institutional repository initiatives are supported by another platform--in Clemson's case, DigitalCommons. Librarians at Clemson University identified several key collections that fit both the scope of its institutional repository and digital library. In order to leverage the "google-ability" of the institutional repository with the discoverability that comes with inclusion in the DPLA, we embarked on a process to describe our collection ...


Beyond The Printed Page: Using An Ir As A Platform For Discovery, Interaction, And Integration, Sarah Wipperman Apr 2015

Beyond The Printed Page: Using An Ir As A Platform For Discovery, Interaction, And Integration, Sarah Wipperman

Sarah Wipperman

This presentation covers some of the innovative ways members of the Penn community have been using their institutional repository, ScholarlyCommons (http://repository.upenn.edu), to both present and preserve their research.  These IR projects provide a more user-based approach to archiving materials than is used in more traditional deposits by allowing users to interact with 3D modules, videos, images, and other embedded materials and by providing online supplements to printed volumes. The materials are additionally presented in a way that encourages further exploration and discovery of information. These projects show how an IR can both complement traditional publishing yet also ...


A Small Library Launches A Publishing Program, Janelle L. Wertzberger Mar 2015

A Small Library Launches A Publishing Program, Janelle L. Wertzberger

Musselman Library Staff Publications

Panel title: Staffing a Library Publishing Program: The Whos, Hows, and Whens

Panel abstract: This session aims to address one of the most frequently raised concerns about library-led publishing: how to plan for staffing this new endeavor? The panel will discuss two inflection points in staff planning for library publishing: what it takes to get started (for a library that is just beginning to think about publishing), and what it takes to grow (for a library that has a few years of experience and wants to do more). It will also shed light on one of the least understood, and ...


What Is "Library Publishing" At A Liberal Arts College?, Janelle L. Wertzberger Mar 2015

What Is "Library Publishing" At A Liberal Arts College?, Janelle L. Wertzberger

Musselman Library Staff Publications

Panel title

Cultivating Sustainable Library Publishing Services: Perspectives from a Range of Academic Libraries

Discover how three institutions - a liberal arts college, a comprehensive university, and a research university - provide library-led publishing services to their campuses. The panelists will share how their respective institutions have developed and aligned policies, infrastructure, staffing, outreach, and strategic partnerships in order to provide sustainable publishing services. This presentation will also explore the risks and rewards in establishing innovative library publishing services in ways that support institutional missions.


What Is "Library Publishing" At A Liberal Arts College?, Janelle L. Wertzberger Mar 2015

What Is "Library Publishing" At A Liberal Arts College?, Janelle L. Wertzberger

Janelle Wertzberger

Panel title Cultivating Sustainable Library Publishing Services: Perspectives from a Range of Academic Libraries Discover how three institutions - a liberal arts college, a comprehensive university, and a research university - provide library-led publishing services to their campuses. The panelists will share how their respective institutions have developed and aligned policies, infrastructure, staffing, outreach, and strategic partnerships in order to provide sustainable publishing services. This presentation will also explore the risks and rewards in establishing innovative library publishing services in ways that support institutional missions.


A Small Library Launches A Publishing Program, Janelle L. Wertzberger Mar 2015

A Small Library Launches A Publishing Program, Janelle L. Wertzberger

Janelle Wertzberger

Panel title: Staffing a Library Publishing Program: The Whos, Hows, and Whens Panel abstract: This session aims to address one of the most frequently raised concerns about library-led publishing: how to plan for staffing this new endeavor? The panel will discuss two inflection points in staff planning for library publishing: what it takes to get started (for a library that is just beginning to think about publishing), and what it takes to grow (for a library that has a few years of experience and wants to do more). It will also shed light on one of the least understood, and ...


Library As Publisher: Are You Ready To Support Your Community By Assisting In Content Creation?, Teresa A. Fishel, Jacki Betsworth Mar 2015

Library As Publisher: Are You Ready To Support Your Community By Assisting In Content Creation?, Teresa A. Fishel, Jacki Betsworth

Teresa A. Fishel

A growing role for all types of libraries is to enable content creation by members of their community. One type of role is by “publishing” or distributing that work so that it is available for others. Whether publishing an electronic journal or book or supporting authors for traditional publishing, what is the role libraries could or should be taking? While many academic libraries now host student and faculty journals, what about monographs? Some academic libraries are now exploring how to support faculty interested in producing OA textbooks. A recent article in American Libraries (“Wanna write a good one? Library as ...


Adr Presentation: Open Access, Joanne Paterson Feb 2015

Adr Presentation: Open Access, Joanne Paterson

Western Libraries Presentations

Publishing in an open access repository gives your research global reach. Wide dissemination of your work can mean more citations and more impact. Getting your scholarly work published is as easy as uploading a paper to a website. Find out how Scholarship@Western can benefit you and how it can help you meet the requirements of funding agencies for open access.


Scholarship@Western & Open Access: What's In It For Me?, Joanne Paterson Jan 2015

Scholarship@Western & Open Access: What's In It For Me?, Joanne Paterson

Western Libraries Presentations

Publishing in an open access repository gives your research global reach. Wide dissemination of your work can mean more citations and more impact. Getting your scholarly work published is as easy as uploading a paper to a website. Find out how Scholarship@Western can benefit you and how it can help you meet the requirements of funding agencies for open access.


Opportunities Beyond Electronic Resource Management: An Extension Of The Core Competencies For Electronic Resources Librarians To Digital Scholarship And Scholarly Communications, Angela Dresselhaus Dec 2014

Opportunities Beyond Electronic Resource Management: An Extension Of The Core Competencies For Electronic Resources Librarians To Digital Scholarship And Scholarly Communications, Angela Dresselhaus

Angela Dresselhaus

This paper will provide an overview of current topics in Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications DS/SC and draw connections between these new areas and the traditional skill set of electronic resources librarians (ERLs). Commonalities between the skills outlined in the Core Competencies for Electronic Resources Librarians (CCERL) and those needed for success in DS/SC will form the basis of the author's recommendations for involvement in these new areas.


Opportunities Beyond Electronic Resource Management: An Extension Of The Core Competencies For Electronic Resources Librarians To Digital Scholarship And Scholarly Communications, Angela Dresselhaus May 2014

Opportunities Beyond Electronic Resource Management: An Extension Of The Core Competencies For Electronic Resources Librarians To Digital Scholarship And Scholarly Communications, Angela Dresselhaus

Angela Dresselhaus

This presentation will provide an overview of current topics in digital scholarship and scholarly communications and draw connections between these new areas and the traditional skill sets of acquisitions and electronic resources employees. Commonalities between the skills outlined in the Core Competencies for Electronic Resources Librarians and those needed for success in digital scholarship and scholarly communications will form the basis of the presenter's recommendations for staff involvement in digital scholarship and scholarly communications. #11;#11;An inventory of skills and talents among acquisitions staff will provide insight into the best ways to leverage existing human resources for the ...


Launching An Institutional Repository And Library Publishing Platform With Digital Commons, Zach Coble, Carolyn Sautter, Janelle L. Wertzberger Dec 2013

Launching An Institutional Repository And Library Publishing Platform With Digital Commons, Zach Coble, Carolyn Sautter, Janelle L. Wertzberger

Janelle Wertzberger

Presentation given at Pennsylvania Library Association on October 2, 2012.


Chapter One: A Small College Library Joins The Open Access Movement, Janelle L. Wertzberger Dec 2013

Chapter One: A Small College Library Joins The Open Access Movement, Janelle L. Wertzberger

Janelle Wertzberger

The open access movement has been going strong for over a decade. Large research universities tend to have the oldest and most active programs. Their work is inspiring, but it can be challenging for librarians at smaller institutions to identify ways to contribute to the movement. Gettysburg College launched its institutional repository in 2012. This presentation tells how we got started.


Building A Digital Commons, Amanda R. Hartman, Suzy Szasz Palmer Sep 2013

Building A Digital Commons, Amanda R. Hartman, Suzy Szasz Palmer

Amanda Hartman McLellan

No abstract provided.


Chapter One: A Small College Library Joins The Open Access Movement, Janelle L. Wertzberger Jun 2013

Chapter One: A Small College Library Joins The Open Access Movement, Janelle L. Wertzberger

Musselman Library Staff Publications

The open access movement has been going strong for over a decade. Large research universities tend to have the oldest and most active programs. Their work is inspiring, but it can be challenging for librarians at smaller institutions to identify ways to contribute to the movement.

Gettysburg College launched its institutional repository in 2012. This presentation tells how we got started.


Launching An Institutional Repository And Library Publishing Platform With Digital Commons, Zach Coble, Carolyn Sautter, Janelle L. Wertzberger May 2013

Launching An Institutional Repository And Library Publishing Platform With Digital Commons, Zach Coble, Carolyn Sautter, Janelle L. Wertzberger

Zach Coble

Presentation given at Pennsylvania Library Association on October 2, 2012.


Launching An Institutional Repository And Library Publishing Platform With Digital Commons, Zach Coble, Carolyn Sautter, Janelle L. Wertzberger Oct 2012

Launching An Institutional Repository And Library Publishing Platform With Digital Commons, Zach Coble, Carolyn Sautter, Janelle L. Wertzberger

Musselman Library Staff Publications

Presentation given at Pennsylvania Library Association on October 2, 2012.


Who Uses This Stuff, Anyway?, Andrew Wesolek Jun 2012

Who Uses This Stuff, Anyway?, Andrew Wesolek

Library Faculty & Staff Presentations

A great deal of the professional literature is devoted to developing content and faculty buy-in for institutional repositories. However, little is known about the end users of these repositories. This is unfortunate since great content is of little value if no one uses it and knowing more about users and their needs leads to more relevant content. So, we need to ask ourselves: "Who exactly is using this stuff, anyway?" Since 2010, Utah State University has begun surveying its IR users to answer this question. DigitalCommons@USU houses more than 26,000 documents with full-text downloads of over 800,000 ...


Who Uses This Stuff, Anyway?, Andrew Wesolek Jun 2012

Who Uses This Stuff, Anyway?, Andrew Wesolek

Andrew Wesolek

A great deal of the professional literature is devoted to developing content and faculty buy-in for institutional repositories. However, little is known about the end users of these repositories. This is unfortunate since great content is of little value if no one uses it and knowing more about users and their needs leads to more relevant content. So, we need to ask ourselves: "Who exactly is using this stuff, anyway?" Since 2010, Utah State University has begun surveying its IR users to answer this question. DigitalCommons@USU houses more than 26,000 documents with full-text downloads of over 800,000 ...


Take 10 For Trace, Linda Phillips, Margaret Casado May 2010

Take 10 For Trace, Linda Phillips, Margaret Casado

Other Library Publications and Works

These slides accompanied a ten-minute presentation introducing faculty to the capabilities of the campus digital showcase and archive, including mention of the library's digital peer-reviewed Newfound Press.


Take 10 For Trace, Linda Phillips, Margaret Casado May 2010

Take 10 For Trace, Linda Phillips, Margaret Casado

Linda L. Phillips

These slides accompanied a ten-minute presentation introducing faculty to the capabilities of the campus digital showcase and archive, including mention of the library's digital peer-reviewed Newfound Press.


Digital Showcase In The Library: How Trace Enhances Ut's Virtual Library, Piper F. Mullins Apr 2010

Digital Showcase In The Library: How Trace Enhances Ut's Virtual Library, Piper F. Mullins

Other Library Publications and Works

UT’s Virtual Library Steering Committee is charged to enhance the library’s virtual presence through efficient searching capabilities, interactive features, archiving services, tools for discovery and delivery of scholarly resources, and new technologies that advance and scale services. Trace supports all of these enhancements as UT’s digital showcase. Trace is an evolving concept defined by and for UT’s user communities to promote local and global research. Its services are collaborative, discoverable, contextual, and scale from a single item to data sets in multiple formats. As Trace nears the end of its first year, we’re excited to ...


Issues In Digital Preservation, Denise Troll Covey Mar 2010

Issues In Digital Preservation, Denise Troll Covey

Denise Troll Covey

No abstract provided.


The Library As Publisher: Increasing Library Relevance Through Institutional Repository Services, Richard W. Clement Jan 2010

The Library As Publisher: Increasing Library Relevance Through Institutional Repository Services, Richard W. Clement

Library Faculty & Staff Presentations

No abstract provided.


Beyond Research: Opencourseware In The Institutional Repository, Heather Leary, Brett E. Shelton, Marion Jensen Oct 2009

Beyond Research: Opencourseware In The Institutional Repository, Heather Leary, Brett E. Shelton, Marion Jensen

Library Faculty & Staff Presentations

Presentation given at the 2009 LITA National Forum in Salt Lake City, Utah on archiving OpenCourseWare in the Institutional Repository.

The main function of OpenCourseWare is to provide open access to collections of educational materials used in formal courses. The main function of an Institutional Repository is to collect, preserve, and disseminate intellectual output of an institution. Since OCW is a significant portion of the intellectual output of a university, archiving OCW in an institutions repository seems a perfect marriage of means and opportunity.


Integrating An Opencourseware And Institutional Repository, Heather Leary, Brett E. Shelton Aug 2009

Integrating An Opencourseware And Institutional Repository, Heather Leary, Brett E. Shelton

Library Faculty & Staff Presentations

This presentation was given at the 2009 Open Education Conference in Vancouver, BC. It shows how and why Utah State University chose to archive their OpenCourseWare. This was done in their Institutional Repository, DigitalCommons@USU. The presentation emphasizes the importance of the Open Education community to work with Librarians.