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Read, Gold, And Green: California Academic Librarians And Open Access Publishing, Lana Wood 2017 California State University, East Bay

Read, Gold, And Green: California Academic Librarians And Open Access Publishing, Lana Wood

Open Access Conference

Academic librarians are often charged with providing copyright and intellectual property guidance to faculty. However, librarians are also producers of information and make decisions about where their information is published and how this affects access to their work. In this presentation, I will discuss findings from a 2016 survey of California academic librarians on their publishing and archiving practices, to better understand whether librarians “practice what they preach.”


Situating Open Educational Resources For Csu Faculty And Student Success, Leslie Kennedy EdD, Lesley Farmer PhD 2017 CSU Chancellor's Office

Situating Open Educational Resources For Csu Faculty And Student Success, Leslie Kennedy Edd, Lesley Farmer Phd

Open Access Conference

Economic inequity is a pervasive aspect of the population of California State University (CSU) students. There are significant differences in the ability of our students to afford the total cost of their CSU education. Not only are they afforded less access to educational materials, but they also may be disadvantaged in knowing how to take advantage of those resources.

Providing free, open, and/or low-cost options for course materials is a CSU Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) strategy to significantly reduce the impact of economic inequities. Thus, we situate open as enabling equitable academic opportunities and successful educational outcomes for all ...


Opening Talk: What Is Access? Thinking Beyond Online Availability To A More Just Scholarly Communication System, Charlotte Roh 2017 University of San Francisco

Opening Talk: What Is Access? Thinking Beyond Online Availability To A More Just Scholarly Communication System, Charlotte Roh

Open Access Conference

We've come so far with the open access movement on the institutional, state, federal, and even international level. It's fair to say that the open access movement has in fact changed the landscape of scholarly publishing. But there are also things that haven't changed, and injustices that remain, that we need to consider in how scholarly knowledge is traditionally constructed.


#Textbookbroke: What's The Most You've Spent On Textbooks In One Semester?, Scholarly Communications 2017 Gettysburg College

#Textbookbroke: What's The Most You've Spent On Textbooks In One Semester?, Scholarly Communications

Open Access Week at Gettysburg College

Throughout Open Access Week, a large graph will hang on the main floor of Musselman Library where students will share how much they spend on textbooks in a semester. Under the title of "#textbookbroke," this crowdsourced data will be displayed to the campus community as it's gathered over the course of the week.


Full Schedule For 2017 Open Access Week Events At The University Of Massachusetts Amherst, Erin Jerome 2017 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Full Schedule For 2017 Open Access Week Events At The University Of Massachusetts Amherst, Erin Jerome

Open Access Week

The UMass Amherst Libraries will host a series of events as part of Open Access Week 2017 pertaining to copyright and fair use, open access, electronic theses and dissertations, open technologies, and open data.


Open Access Workshop, Open Access Week 2017, Grace Allbaugh, Marisa Brooks, Jim Cunningham, Patrice Prud'homme, Anne Shelley, Joe Zumalt 2017 Illinois State University

Open Access Workshop, Open Access Week 2017, Grace Allbaugh, Marisa Brooks, Jim Cunningham, Patrice Prud'homme, Anne Shelley, Joe Zumalt

Faculty and Staff Publications – Milner Library

This presentation was given in recognition of Open Access Week 2017. Presenters provided a brief introduction to open access, news about our institutional repository ISU ReD, and explored some current issues related to open access and repositories. Members of the IR Core Team will provided updates on ISU ReD, such as new and upcoming collections, services for faculty, information on electronic theses and dissertations, and refresher training on self-depositing items. Presenters also discussed broader topics related to repositories and open access, such as Elsevier's acquisition of bepress and resources for faculty who have questions about predatory journals or paying ...


Escholarship@Umms Flyer, Lisa A. Palmer 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Escholarship@Umms Flyer, Lisa A. Palmer

Library Publications and Presentations

Flyer and poster created to promote eScholarship@UMMS, UMass Medical School's digital archive and publishing system for research and scholarship, which is managed by the Lamar Soutter Library. The intended audience is faculty, researchers, staff, and students at UMass Medical School.


Undergraduate Research Needs: Faculty-Librarian Collaboration To Improve Information Literacy In Policy Papers, Michelle C. Pautz, Heidi Gauder 2017 University of Dayton

Undergraduate Research Needs: Faculty-Librarian Collaboration To Improve Information Literacy In Policy Papers, Michelle C. Pautz, Heidi Gauder

Heidi Gauder

To improve the quality of semester-long policy projects of upper-division political science students, a faculty member and research librarian collaborated to reframe the assignment in hopes of improving students’ research skills and information literacy, revising the traditional one-way model of faculty sending students to the library to get information. The outcomes over the course of two semesters have been promising. Citations in two sets of student papers showed a remarkable increase in the number and quality of sources used. This suggests that when faculty work with librarians throughout the semester, such collaboration can improve students’ information literacy and thus their ...


Undergraduate Research Needs: Faculty-Librarian Collaboration To Improve Information Literacy In Policy Papers, Michelle C. Pautz, Heidi Gauder 2017 University of Dayton

Undergraduate Research Needs: Faculty-Librarian Collaboration To Improve Information Literacy In Policy Papers, Michelle C. Pautz, Heidi Gauder

Michelle Pautz

To improve the quality of semester-long policy projects of upper-division political science students, a faculty member and research librarian collaborated to reframe the assignment in hopes of improving students’ research skills and information literacy, revising the traditional one-way model of faculty sending students to the library to get information. The outcomes over the course of two semesters have been promising. Citations in two sets of student papers showed a remarkable increase in the number and quality of sources used. This suggests that when faculty work with librarians throughout the semester, such collaboration can improve students’ information literacy and thus their ...


Open Access Week Seeks To Address “Textbook Crisis”, Gauri Mangala 2017 Gettysburg College

Open Access Week Seeks To Address “Textbook Crisis”, Gauri Mangala

Open Access Week at Gettysburg College

Jay Hauser ‘19 spent $391.43 for a single course’s materials during his first semester at Gettysburg College.

“I had a class where we read classical text of [political] philosophy. But only sections of each text. But we had to buy the books. No one ever tried to bring in open source online copies of them and the professor did not provide them. Instead we spent a lot of money on like twentyish books and only used parts of them.”

In fact, a 2016 analysis conducted by College Board found that the price of books and supplies for a ...


Group Fun: Moving To Alma In The Cohort Model, Daniel Taylor, Terri Ann Coronel 2017 Ithaca College

Group Fun: Moving To Alma In The Cohort Model, Daniel Taylor, Terri Ann Coronel

Library Presentations

Ithaca College, along with 5 other US institutions, went live with Alma in August 2017. The migration to Alma, as part of a cohort, has its share of advantages and disadvantages. In general, we’ll give an overview the plan Ithaca College used in our cohort migration, and what worked well and could have used improvement. More specifically, we will discuss topics such as preparing to migrate, creating a holistic plan, streamlining project/time management, training library staff, managing expectations, and what we would have done differently. The presentation will be around 50-60 minutes.


#Textbookbroke: What's The Most You've Spent On Textbooks In One Semester?, Scholarly Communications 2017 Gettysburg College

#Textbookbroke: What's The Most You've Spent On Textbooks In One Semester?, Scholarly Communications

Open Access Week at Gettysburg College

Throughout Open Access Week 2017, a large graph hung on the main floor of Musselman Library where students shared how much they spent on textbooks in a semester. Under the title of "#textbookbroke," this crowdsourced data was displayed to the campus community as it was gathered over the course of the week.


Working And Negotiating With Publishers: The Devil's In The Details, Johnson Center for Creative Teaching and Learning, Scholarly Communications 2017 Gettysburg College

Working And Negotiating With Publishers: The Devil's In The Details, Johnson Center For Creative Teaching And Learning, Scholarly Communications

Open Access Week at Gettysburg College

Several people have expressed interest in meeting to talk about what’s involved in dealing with publishers, what kind of questions should one ask, and what aspects of a contract are especially important to pay attention to. Join Julie Hendon, Scholarly Communications Librarians Janelle Wertzberger and Chris Barnes, and special guests Dan DeNicola (Philosophy) and Radi Rangelova (Spanish/LACLS) for an informal discussion of these issues based on your concerns or questions. We also welcome questions related to journal publishing or being a contributor to an edited volume. We’re not lawyers or literary agents but we have experience with ...


New And Upcoming Bepress Developments, Promita Chatterji 2017 bepress

New And Upcoming Bepress Developments, Promita Chatterji

Digital Commons - Heartland User Group + IR Day

This presentation will discuss recent and upcoming developments from bepress, including:

  • Harvesting: Work with pilot testers, a demonstration of the initial release of our harvesting tool, and plans for future development of the feature
  • New option to host streaming content on Digital Commons
  • Fields to support grants and professional service information on the Expert Gallery Suite
  • Tools to support reporting on campus


Cool Things In Scholars' Mine, James Roger Weaver 2017 Missouri University of Science and Technology

Cool Things In Scholars' Mine, James Roger Weaver

Digital Commons - Heartland User Group + IR Day

No abstract provided.


Closing The Gap? Curating Bepress Metadata For Share, Emily Stenberg, Lisa Palmer, Joanne Paterson, Wendy Robertson 2017 Washington University in St Louis

Closing The Gap? Curating Bepress Metadata For Share, Emily Stenberg, Lisa Palmer, Joanne Paterson, Wendy Robertson

Digital Commons - Heartland User Group + IR Day

The goal of the SHARE initiative, a partnership between the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Center for Open Science (COS), is to build a “free, open, data set about research and scholarly activities across their life cycle.” As of August 2017, 161 repositories and publishers have made metadata available to SHARE for harvesting, and the aggregated data set is available for searching. Many metadata providers are institutional repositories utilizing the bepress Digital Commons platform whose metadata is harvested through the OAI-PMH (Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting) protocol for repository interoperability. A group of Digital Commons repository ...


12 Years Plus An Ir Manager, Paul Royster 2017 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

12 Years Plus An Ir Manager, Paul Royster

Digital Commons - Heartland User Group + IR Day

From 2005 through 2017, I have managed the University of Nebraska's Digital Commons institutional repository. This presentation covers some past, present, and future concerns: Why Nebraska? Our mission. Our history. Our content and usage. Our assets. Our competition. Our allies. Our obstacles. Our services. Our strategies. Our risks and rewards. Our relations with publishers. Order vs. chaos. The information universe. Miracles and disruption.


Uno Open Access Fund Statistics: What Do They Tell Us?, Yumi Ohira 2017 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Uno Open Access Fund Statistics: What Do They Tell Us?, Yumi Ohira

Digital Commons - Heartland User Group + IR Day

Institutional digital repositories provide open access to research outputs created within a university or research institution. Many institutions currently support open access by paying article processing charges (APC) for their affiliated faculty and researchers. The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Libraries started the Open Access (OA) Fund program in 2014 to help cover the APC of tenure-track UNO authors. The fundamental goals of the UNO OA Fund is to include and encourage the UNO community to publish their research in an OA journal and platform, DigitalCommons@UNO (http://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/).

This poster focuses on sharing the OA Fund ...


Umsl Data, Helena Marvin 2017 University of Missouri - St Louis

Umsl Data, Helena Marvin

Digital Commons - Heartland User Group + IR Day

Using an infographic style the UMSL Data poster is meant to bring awareness of Library Data Management Services to the UMSL faculty. A graphic illustrated by Ainsley Seago, depicting a researcher carrying a box of data to a Data Repository down a path, acts as the focal point. This graphic is a derivative (with permission from the illustrator) of the image available from https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1001779.g001. The poster is licensed under CC-BY-NC-ND as shown by the graphic at the bottom.


Case Study - A Call To Action: Migrating The Reveille To Digital Commons, Elizabeth Chance, Jennifer Sauer 2017 Fort Hays State University

Case Study - A Call To Action: Migrating The Reveille To Digital Commons, Elizabeth Chance, Jennifer Sauer

Digital Commons - Heartland User Group + IR Day

No abstract provided.


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