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The Unh Open Access Incentive Program, Eleta Exline 2017 University of New Hampshire, Durham

The Unh Open Access Incentive Program, Eleta Exline

Open Access Week

The UNH Sustainability Institute and the University Library, with funding from the Provost's Office, have teamed-up to offer UNH faculty, students, and staff an incentive for participating in the Scholars' Repository. If you've submitted 8 or more articles for publication in a journal, you may be eligible.


Creative Commons 101, Christina C. Wray, Sarah A. Norris 2017 University of Central Florida

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.


Open City Data And Civic-Mindedness, Dan Ford, Diana Lu, Akira Drake Rodriguez, Ken Steif 2017 Azavea

Open City Data And Civic-Mindedness, Dan Ford, Diana Lu, Akira Drake Rodriguez, Ken Steif

Penn Open Access Events

State and city governments across the country are providing open access to data about municipal services and infrastructure, right down to parking violations and bike lane networks (for examples, see OpenDataPhilly). What are the ways in which open data has expanded the ability for cities and governments to offer new services (or improve on existing ones), understand and tackle problems, and communicate with citizens? What civic engagement opportunities does open data pose for our Penn community and Philadelphia at large? Join us for a conversation about city data developments in the area and what having access to open civic data ...


Building A Data “Deep State” @Gvsu, Matt Schultz 2017 Grand Valley State University

Building A Data “Deep State” @Gvsu, Matt Schultz

Matt Schultz

GVSU Libraries is advancing an agenda to evolve its data management support from that of ad-hoc faculty consultations to enacting a suite of new collaborative and dependable library services. This presentation will share details and lessons-learned from experimentations that range from liaison training to repository software developments.


Data Sharing Agreements 101: What Hepatitis Programs Need To Know, Deborah Drexler 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Data Sharing Agreements 101: What Hepatitis Programs Need To Know, Deborah Drexler

Commonwealth Medicine Publications

This presentation for the National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors walks through the steps Hepatitis programs must follow before accessing and using health care data. Considerations include HIPAA rules and other regulations.

A technical report accompanies this presentation.


Closing Talk: Progress And Poverty: The Paradox Of Scholarly Communication In The Digital Age, John Wenzler 2017 California State University, East Bay

Closing Talk: Progress And Poverty: The Paradox Of Scholarly Communication In The Digital Age, John Wenzler

Open Access Conference

We live in an era of unprecedented scholarly productivity and vastly improved scholarly communication. Academic researchers today have immediate access to an immense volume of scholarly articles and research data that would have amazed a researchers of 25 years ago. Today, my library at a medium-sized Masters institution, offers students and faculty an online Discovery System that provides direct access to millions of articles and nearly 80,000 online journals -- increasing the amount of scholarly information available to our patrons by 20, 30, 40 times? ... I don't know -- compared to what was available to them in 1980. So, why ...


Open Access, Privacy, And Ethics, Emily K. Chan 2017 San Jose State University

Open Access, Privacy, And Ethics, Emily K. Chan

Open Access Conference

Open access is generally touted as a beneficial good. It enables communities, especially those with the least resources, to access literature that they often would otherwise not be able to afford. It brings publicly funded studies and ensuing publications out from behind a paywall for the public good. Open data sets allow for the aggregation of studies, leading to higher statistical power and generalizability. Open data sets can also be utilized to address replication concerns.

Despite these tremendous benefits, there are existing and valid concerns about open access in a networked world. As increased quantities of materials are digitized, especially ...


Images Of Agua Y Tierra: Changing The Narrative Of Chicano/Mexicano Farming, Kathryn Blackmer Reyes 2017 San Jose State University

Images Of Agua Y Tierra: Changing The Narrative Of Chicano/Mexicano Farming, Kathryn Blackmer Reyes

Open Access Conference

This presentation will consider how almost 10,000 pictures from the Chicano/Mexicano farming communities of the Upper Rio Grande Valley of Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico can contribute and alter the narrative of farm working. This digital collection documents over 30 years of farming with acequias, or communal irrigation canals, and captures themes of food production, the care of the land and environment, and water management. In a time where large-scale agribusiness is fomented by Monsanto chemicals and seed control, these farmers work to maintain acequia agriculture. The presenter will discuss how her efforts with The Acequia Institute ...


Libraries On The Cutting Edge: The Evolution Of The Journal Of Escience Librarianship, Regina F. Raboin, Julie Goldman, Lisa A. Palmer 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Libraries On The Cutting Edge: The Evolution Of The Journal Of Escience Librarianship, Regina F. Raboin, Julie Goldman, Lisa A. Palmer

Julie Goldman

Libraries are constantly re-framing their services to respond to shifts in community needs. This case study explores the evolution of the library published Journal of eScience Librarianship, as it evolves to continue to serve librarians faced with the many challenges of a data-driven environment. The Journal of eScience Librarianship (JeSLIB) is published by the Lamar Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. JeSLIB is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that explores the role of librarians in supporting scientific research through services such as research data management, data literacy, data curation, data sharing, and librarians embedded on research teams ...


Promoting Faculty Comfort Level With Open Access Resources: The Online Faculty Workshop At Csu Stanislaus, Laura J. French, Maryann Hight 2017 California State University, Stanislaus

Promoting Faculty Comfort Level With Open Access Resources: The Online Faculty Workshop At Csu Stanislaus, Laura J. French, Maryann Hight

Open Access Conference

When the library first became involved with the Affordable Learning $olutions (AL$) initiative, a strategic decision was made to focus our efforts on providing faculty with the information they needed to incorporate affordable learning materials into their courses. Initially, three face-to-face workshops were offered with great success. However, time constraints on faculty was limiting participation. The decision was made by AL$ coordinators to restructure the workshop into an online format.

This presentation will address the process of adapting the in-person workshop to an online format. Feedback from the face-to-face workshops identified faculty concerns with the adoption of open access and ...


Life Support For The Open Access Policy, Anneliese Taylor, Teddy Gomes 2017 University of California, San Francisco

Life Support For The Open Access Policy, Anneliese Taylor, Teddy Gomes

Open Access Conference

UCSF faculty passed an Open Access Policy in 2012, yet it wasn’t until a partially automated research information management system (RIS) was in place in 2015 that there was any measurable increase in deposits to the institutional repository. Despite this uptick, overall engagement with the RIS as well as deposits were lower than the university wanted them to be. In an effort to increase participation with the policy, the UCSF Library embarked on a six-month project to improve the RIS search results and ramp up the deposit rate.

This talk will present the scenario before the project, the methods ...


Building Ethnically Diverse Digital Collections, Kathryn Blackmer Reyes, Emily K. Chan, April Gilbert 2017 San Jose State University

Building Ethnically Diverse Digital Collections, Kathryn Blackmer Reyes, Emily K. Chan, April Gilbert

Open Access Conference

Building ethnically diverse collections has always been challenging -- either because minority communities do not see traditional institutions as keepers of their histories or librarians/archivists are not embedded sufficiently in the communities to recognize the value of their materials. And lastly, when communities do donate physical materials, processing and enabling access to these collections can often be slow, due to a myriad of reasons. The perception of a lack of public interest may lead to low processing priority, which only increases the potential for loss. Minority communities' motivation may be negatively impacted, furthering mistrust of traditional institutions and harming any ...


Open Access Publishing In Southeast Asia, Zoë McLaughlin 2017 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Open Access Publishing In Southeast Asia, Zoë Mclaughlin

Open Access Conference

Throughout Southeast Asia, universities are turning to open access publishing for their journals. In Indonesia, the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education has advised all universities to use Open Journal Systems as a means for archiving and displaying their content. However, these journals and others of their kind remain poorly indexed and volatile. What is the current state of journal publishing in Southeast Asia? How can the positive aspects of open access be harnessed to allow for more discoverability and use of scholarly research from Southeast Asia? In this lightning talk, I will provide an overview of open access ...


Open Access In Health Sciences: Learning, Adapting, And Trying To Grow In Academic And Clinical Settings, Rachel K. Stark, Mickel Paris, Joy Rodriguez 2017 California State University, Sacramento

Open Access In Health Sciences: Learning, Adapting, And Trying To Grow In Academic And Clinical Settings, Rachel K. Stark, Mickel Paris, Joy Rodriguez

Open Access Conference

Increasingly clinical doctors desire and need to publish their research. As a result, the issue of open access is moving into the clinical setting. This presents unique challenges to Health Science Librarians. In addition to working alone and with very limited library budgets, Health Science Librarians must stretch their current role to include becoming an open access expert in order to educate hospital administrators and library users, while giving proper advice and guidance to authors within their institutions. Health Sciences Librarians in academic settings also face limited budgets and increasing requests for access to materials on generally smaller budgets. Issues ...


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.


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.


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