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Keynote Panel: Creative Research Methods At Govstate - Possibilities For Cross-Pollination And Collaboration, Ujvala Rajadhyaksha, Katherine Carl, Frank Czuba, Christopher A. Dignam, Megan VanGorder 2024 Governors State University

Keynote Panel: Creative Research Methods At Govstate - Possibilities For Cross-Pollination And Collaboration, Ujvala Rajadhyaksha, Katherine Carl, Frank Czuba, Christopher A. Dignam, Megan Vangorder

Research Days

No abstract provided.


‘Opening The Future’ – A Reliable Funding Model For Open Access Monographs: Introducing An Innovative Approach To Publishing Oa Books Through Library Membership Funding, Kira Hopkins, Tom Grady 2024 Birkbeck, University of London

‘Opening The Future’ – A Reliable Funding Model For Open Access Monographs: Introducing An Innovative Approach To Publishing Oa Books Through Library Membership Funding, Kira Hopkins, Tom Grady

All Things Open

We outline the work of two university presses (Liverpool University Press and Central European University Press) who are, with assistance from Copim (Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs), running an innovative revenue model to fund open access monographs. Called Opening the Future (OtF) this model builds on library subscription models: giving library members access to a highly-regarded backlist, with the revenue then used to make the frontlist openly accessible to all.

Given the current global library environment and budget pressures, a consortial model of funding promises a cost-effective solution for OA that means no single institution bears a disproportionate burden. …


Using Publicly Available Metadata To Analyze Data Sharing Practices At Oklahoma State University, Rhoda Alawiye, Danielle Kirsch 2024 Oklahoma State University - Main Campus

Using Publicly Available Metadata To Analyze Data Sharing Practices At Oklahoma State University, Rhoda Alawiye, Danielle Kirsch

All Things Open

There is a growing interest in the use of publicly available metadata to convey scholarly impact as well as inform the provisioning of research services. In this study, we used metadata derived from API queries to three online community databases – DataCite, Crossref, and Unpaywall – to analyze datasets shared by researchers affiliated with Oklahoma State University (OSU). Initially, the dataset comprised of a collection of metadata pulled from DataCite, which included information such as dataset title, DOI, authors, publisher, publication year, and relation to other scholarly works. We streamlined the dataset to highlight OSU-affiliated authors and datasets only, corrected …


Library Publishing In The Global South: Research In Progress, Monica Berger 2024 CUNY New York City College of Technology

Library Publishing In The Global South: Research In Progress, Monica Berger

Publications and Research

Little is known about library publishing in the Global South which is varied in scale, format, and longevity. Library publishing is critical to the expansion of quality diamond open access that is robustly discoverable and properly preserved. The preliminary phase of a research project identified and analyzed Global South library publishers, and gathered data for publisher scale, geography, platform, format, and ethical best practices or other indications of external vetting.


Investigating Researcher Data Sharing Practices Using The Datacite Api, Isaac Wink 2024 University of Kentucky

Investigating Researcher Data Sharing Practices Using The Datacite Api, Isaac Wink

All Things Open

Institutional requirements and changing scholarly cultures have led to a positive increase in the amount of research data that is openly available. However, academic institutions do not always know much about where their researchers share data and may not be able to provide them support for doing so effectively. When research datasets are poorly described or lack key metadata, they are difficult to discover and therefore unlikely to be reused. Persistent identifiers such as digital object identifiers (DOIs) for research outputs, ROR IDs for institutions, and ORCID iDs for individuals are of particular importance for promoting findability and accessibility. For …


Utopia And Openness: Futures Bound By What We Can Imagine [Keynote], Abbey Elder 2024 Iowa State University

Utopia And Openness: Futures Bound By What We Can Imagine [Keynote], Abbey Elder

All Things Open

What’s the catch?” If you work in any Open space, you have likely heard this rebuttal before. Getting access to open content and being able to reuse, share, and build on that material for your own personal or professional interests? That sounds too good to be true. “We can all access this software? I don’t need to log in?” Yes!

But stopping the discussion there does a disservice to ourselves and the movements that make up the wider Open community. It simplifies our messaging in a way that obscures the histories behind our work and the futures we …


Research Support Newsletter (Spring 2024), Elizabeth D'Angel 2024 Thomas Jefferson University

Research Support Newsletter (Spring 2024), Elizabeth D'Angel

The AC's Research Support Newsletter (Formerly AISR Connections)

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Spring 2024 Issue, Xinyu Yu Mills, Phoebe Thomas, Tifanee Mask, Destiny Dehart, Emily Watson 2024 University of Southern Mississippi

Spring 2024 Issue, Xinyu Yu Mills, Phoebe Thomas, Tifanee Mask, Destiny Dehart, Emily Watson

Fonds and Feathers

This issue edited by Emily Watson features "How culturally competent are you" by Phoebe Thomas, "Revitalizing indigenous rights" and "Unveiling Clotilda" by Tifanee Mask, and "Archive atrocities" by Destiny Dehart. In addition, upcoming conferences are listed. A list of students who will graduate in May 2024 with MLIS and the graduate archival certificate are honored.


Bringing Open Science Training Back To Basics: The Foundations In Open Science Oer, Sinéad Hanrahan 2024 Library, Munster Technological University

Bringing Open Science Training Back To Basics: The Foundations In Open Science Oer, Sinéad Hanrahan

Publications

Open Science (OS) seeks to apply the concept of openness across all stages of research practice. It aims to facilitate the dissemination of research at speed and to foster collaboration between researchers (Foster Open Science, 2023). OS is an essential aspect of Responsible Research Practice (ALLEA, 2017) and integral to addressing the complex problems facing the world (UNESCO, 2021). It is thus imperative that research performing organisations provide effective OS training. Anecdotal evidence gleaned over five years of OS Training provision suggests that researchers have less understanding of foundational research practices than library OS instructors anticipate. This further suggests that …


Portraits Of Hispanic And/Or Latino Leadership Development In The Military, Michael Lugo 2024 Abilene Christian University

Portraits Of Hispanic And/Or Latino Leadership Development In The Military, Michael Lugo

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Abstract

The study presented denotes a continuous transition among the Hispanic and/or Latino demographics in the military and the cadet accounts of military inequality incidents while in the military (Cabrera et al., 2017; Eckel & King, 2004). To assist Hispanic and/or Latino needs based on demographics and environment (National Center for Education Statistics, 2019). Military leaders contribute to growing a diverse, inclusive, and equitable military force for all ethnic groups. The Department of Defense (DoD) is the most racially and ethnically diverse workplace in the United States (Daniel et al., 2022). Nevertheless, racial/ethnic harassment and discrimination in the military continue …


Sela News & News From The States, 2024 Kennesaw State University

Sela News & News From The States

The Southeastern Librarian

News from participating Southeastern states.


Sela Officers And Executive Committee, Sela State Representatives, 2024 Kennesaw State University

Sela Officers And Executive Committee, Sela State Representatives

The Southeastern Librarian

Current SELA officers and representatives.


Vaulting Ambition: Fdr’S Campaign To Pack The Supreme Court, David W. Young 2024 University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Vaulting Ambition: Fdr’S Campaign To Pack The Supreme Court, David W. Young

The Southeastern Librarian

Michael Nelson Lawrence: University Press of Kan-sas, 2023 ISBN: 9780700634125 124 p. $24.95 (Pbk)


Skimpy Coverage: Sports Illustrated And The Shaping Of The Female Athlete, Loren Mixon 2024 Coastal Carolina University

Skimpy Coverage: Sports Illustrated And The Shaping Of The Female Athlete, Loren Mixon

The Southeastern Librarian

Bonnie M. Hagerman Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2023 ISBN: 9780813949239 338 p. $34.50 (Pbk)


The Ncaa And The Exploitation Of College Profit-Athletes: An Amateurism That Never Was, Ariana Baker 2024 Coastal Carolina University

The Ncaa And The Exploitation Of College Profit-Athletes: An Amateurism That Never Was, Ariana Baker

The Southeastern Librarian

Richard M. Southall, Mark S. Nagel, Ellen J. Staurowsky, Richard T. Karcher, & Joel G. Maxcy Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2023 ISBN: 9781643363776 354 p. $104.99 (Hbk)


Drifting Into Darkness: Murder, Suicide, And A Death “Under Suspicious Circumstances”, Layla Farrar 2024 University of North Georgia

Drifting Into Darkness: Murder, Suicide, And A Death “Under Suspicious Circumstances”, Layla Farrar

The Southeastern Librarian

Mark I. Pinksy Montgomery: NewSouth Books, 2022 ISBN: 9781588384577 380 p. $23.95 (Pbk)


Government Documents For All: Ps Or Preventive Maintenance Monthly, Tim Dodge 2024 Auburn University

Government Documents For All: Ps Or Preventive Maintenance Monthly, Tim Dodge

The Southeastern Librarian

No abstract provided.


Community Across Time: Robert Morgan’S Words For Home, Alison Faix 2024 Coastal Carolina University

Community Across Time: Robert Morgan’S Words For Home, Alison Faix

The Southeastern Librarian

Rebecca Godwin Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 2023 ISBN: 9781952271823 193 p. $26.99 (Pbk)


The President’S Column, Crystal Gates 2024 North Little Rock Public Library

The President’S Column, Crystal Gates

The Southeastern Librarian

No abstract provided.


Student Perceptions Of The Efficacy Of A Required Information Literacy Test In The First Academic Year, Howard S. Carrier, David Vess, Kathy Clarke 2024 James Madison University

Student Perceptions Of The Efficacy Of A Required Information Literacy Test In The First Academic Year, Howard S. Carrier, David Vess, Kathy Clarke

The Southeastern Librarian

This paper reports on how one university attempts to instruct all incoming students on information literacy fundamentals using an asynchronous test supported by a suite of related materials. The paper explores how students interpret the efficacy of this model as they move further along in their academic career. Using a mixed-methods approach, with the majority of data being obtained through focus groups, the researchers (librarians employed in the library through which the test is developed), reflect on the advantages and disadvantages to this model, and suggest improvements to further ensure student engagement with this type of information literacy instruction and …


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