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Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Readme (Overview), Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Readme (Overview), Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin

Library Publishing Curriculum

The Content Module contains six units: 1) Editorial Strategies, 2) Nuts and Bolts, 3) Publishing Long-Form Scholarship, 4) Supporting a Journals Program, 5) Developing Materials for Coursework, and 6) Working with Multi-Modal Content. Within each unit, you will find the following files: a bibliography, an instructor’s guide, a narrative, a slide deck, and supplementary activities and exercises. Start with the instructor’s guide to gain a “big-picture” sense of the topics covered, then read the narrative for an overview of the content covered in the unit. The files provide everything an instructor needs to teach the unit. These units ...


Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Content Strategy (Unit 1), Instructor's Guide, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Content Strategy (Unit 1), Instructor's Guide, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin

Library Publishing Curriculum

As a library publisher, will you act as a service provider for your home institution, an editorially driven publisher of scholarly content, or both? After you’ve decided on the approach you want to take, it’s time to select an approach to publishing and craft your vision, mission, and goals. Building and growing a publishing program requires active engagement with the university and scholarly communities. A needs assessment will help you identify areas where your program can focus. Should you target specific areas, perhaps aligned with the strengths or strategic interests of your institution? As word of your program ...


Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Long-Form Content (Unit 3), Instructor's Guide, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Long-Form Content (Unit 3), Instructor's Guide, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin

Library Publishing Curriculum

Long the primary role of university presses, faculty’s long-form scholarship is now being created and disseminated with the help of many types of publishers. Whether it’s an edited volume, a symposium collection, conference proceedings, or a single-authoredwork, most successful long-form scholarly texts are organized around an expected set of elements. Understanding the need for and purpose of each of these elements ensures that the publisher can help an author create an effective work and the reader can navigate the materials successfully. Additional common goals for long-form programs include working with an author to write a well-structured publication containing ...


Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Publishing Educational Materials (Unit 5), Instructor's Guide, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Publishing Educational Materials (Unit 5), Instructor's Guide, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin

Library Publishing Curriculum

Many universities have formal programs addressing textbook affordability. These may include committees charged with investigating the current landscape and communicating with faculty to encourage affordable options; open textbook programs supported by the library, institution, or state; or a university-press program supporting faculty in the creation of affordable course readers. How do you identify opportunities to best offset student costs with quality affordable textbooks? Do you create resources devotedto a course at your institution, or should you aim for broader course adoption? What additional non-text components may be expected by users? How do you get faculty on board with creating and ...


Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Self Evaluation Rubric, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Self Evaluation Rubric, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin

Library Publishing Curriculum

This rubric can be used to assess the learner's knowledge and preparedness before and after their engagement with the units of the Content Module.


Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Readme (Overview), John W. Warren Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Readme (Overview), John W. Warren

Library Publishing Curriculum

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Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Trends Affecting Scholarly Publishing (Unit 1), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Trends Affecting Scholarly Publishing (Unit 1), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren

Library Publishing Curriculum

This unit provides a brief introduction to the Impact module by situating library publishing in the context of key trends affecting scholarly publishing. We will review how changes in technology, consumer behavior, and higher education influence nonprofit and for-profit scholarly publishing, highlighting the changing role of libraries, the rise of online bookselling, the growth of Open Access (OA) publishing models, the expansion of self-publishing, changes in discovery, the ubiquity of social media, the impact of metadata, competition for reader attention, and the changing definitions of “publication” and “scholarship.” Participants will consider the implications of each trend for library publishing.


Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Strategic Planning (Unit 2), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Strategic Planning (Unit 2), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren

Library Publishing Curriculum

This unit focuses on strategic planning methods and tools designed to increase impact. As we aim to maximize the impact and value of our publishing programs, portfolios, and individual products, whether through decision about content or the activities related to marketing and promotion, we must begin by understanding and articulating our organizational objectives. Library publishers may aspire to increase their impact on campus (among scholars, students, and administrators); among local or global publics; and upon specific fields and communities of practice. Extending impact begins with thoughtful and purposeful strategic planning: aligning goals with organizational objectives, articulating desired outcomes, and understanding ...


Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Assessment Measures And Strategies (Unit 3), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Assessment Measures And Strategies (Unit 3), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren

Library Publishing Curriculum

We have previously discussed methods and tools for strategic planning and crafting effective goals. How do we know if we are making progress towards these goals? How can we determine if our publications and our work is having the impact we want? This unit introduces assessment methods, tools, and metrics that help us measure the impact of individual publications and publishing programs. We will look at the connection between strategic planning and assessment, and practice applying assessment methods to real-world scenarios. In the first half of the unit, we discuss evaluating individual publications, examining the advantages and disadvantages of common ...


Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Strategies For Enhancing Discovery And Accessibility (Unit 4), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Strategies For Enhancing Discovery And Accessibility (Unit 4), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren

Library Publishing Curriculum

This unit focuses on the interrelated topics of discovery and accessibility, or how you enable readers to find and use your publications. In the first half of the unit, we will cover best practices in metadata management, common metadata standards and unique identifiers, journal indexing, and search engine optimization. In the second half, we will briefly discuss best practices in accessibility for the web, ebooks, and PDFs, legal and ethical concerns, and universal design.


Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Outreach, Engagement, And Collaboration (Unit 5), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Outreach, Engagement, And Collaboration (Unit 5), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren

Library Publishing Curriculum

This unit focuses on strategies and tactics for audience engagement and outreach, with the goal of extending the impact of publishing organizations, publication portfolios and series, or individual publications. We will discuss approaches to engage faculty and students in the campus community, the local community, and other communities of interest. We define community engagement as interaction or collaboration with a community of interest. This involves reciprocity. Outreach, on the other hand, describes activities that are provided to, intended for, or done in communities.


Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Marketing, Promotion, Publicity (Unit 6), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Marketing, Promotion, Publicity (Unit 6), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren

Library Publishing Curriculum

This unit covers brand development and marketing for library-based publishers, with a focus on the fundamentals of audience-targeting, promotion, publicity, and effective copy-writing.


Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Social Networking For Publishers (Unit 7), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Social Networking For Publishers (Unit 7), Instructor's Guide, John W. Warren

Library Publishing Curriculum

Publishers use social media to raise their visibility, build their brand identity, broadcast news, market their content, and most importantly, engage their stakeholders in conversation. Social media marketing increasingly represents an integral component of a publisher’s overall marketing, promotion, and publicity strategy. This unit introduces tools and strategies for effective social media marketing and engagement and makes the connection between a publisher’s social media activities and their strategic goals.


Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Self Evaluation Rubric, John W. Warren Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Impact Module: Self Evaluation Rubric, John W. Warren

Library Publishing Curriculum

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Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Nuts And Bolts (Unit 2), Instructor's Guide, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Nuts And Bolts (Unit 2), Instructor's Guide, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin

Library Publishing Curriculum

Publishing is a process with numerous moving parts; systems, workflows, guidelines, and documentation are crucial for a program’s success. This unit provides answers to the following questions: What’s needed to support an author or journal editor from submission through publication? What are the workflows for file preparation, the production process, and distribution? How do you manage text-based digital and possible print editions? What staff skills are required to support a publishing program? What resources can be drawn upon to assist you as you build your program?


Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Journal Publishing (Unit 4), Instructor's Guide, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Journal Publishing (Unit 4), Instructor's Guide, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin

Library Publishing Curriculum

On the surface, launching a journal may appear to be one of the simplest, most straightforward means of starting a library publishing program, especially if a professor or group of students comes to you with a pre-formed idea. But even such service-oriented projects can be deceptively complex. Are the editor’s needs and expectations aligned with the your resources and capacity? What roles and skills do you need to successfully support a journal? How will you promote the journal to potential authors and readers? In this unit, you’ll learn the fundamentals of launching and maintaining a journal publishing program ...


Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Working With Multimodal Content (Unit 6), Instructor's Guide, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin Feb 2018

Library Publishing Curriculum Content Module: Working With Multimodal Content (Unit 6), Instructor's Guide, Peter Berkery, Meredith Babb, Jasmine Mulliken, Friederike Sundaram, Dennis Lloyd, Mary Rose Muccie, Brenna Mclaughlin

Library Publishing Curriculum

Sometimes a text-based format will not serve an author’s need –time for a more unique presentation! When does material and research require a multi-modal product? How do you help the author create the final product, be it a database, a video, an interactive work, a website, or an online course? What kinds of files can you accept, publish, and preserve? What material requires any kind of review, and how is that review validated? Who will maintain the site and who gets credit for the creation? Do you have access to a digital humanities center or humanities librarian, and if ...


The Structure And Evolution Of The Academic Discipline Of Law In The United States: Generation And Validation Of Course-Subject Co-Occurrence (Csco) Maps, Peter A. Hook Jul 2014

The Structure And Evolution Of The Academic Discipline Of Law In The United States: Generation And Validation Of Course-Subject Co-Occurrence (Csco) Maps, Peter A. Hook

School of Information Sciences Faculty Research Publications

This dissertation proposes, exemplifies, and validates the usage of course-subject co-occurrence (CSCO) data to generate topic maps of an academic discipline. CSCO is defined as course-subjects taught in the same academic year by the same teacher. This work is premised on the assumption that in the aggregate and for reasons of efficiency, faculty members teach course-subjects that are topically similar to one another. To exemplify and validate CSCO, more than 112,000 CSCO events were extracted from the annual directories of the American Association of Law Schools covering nearly eighty years of law school teaching in the United States. The ...