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Failure To Reproduce: The Replication Crisis In Research — Can Librarians Help?, Andrée J. Rathemacher, Amanda Izenstark, Harrison Dekker 2018 University of Rhode Island

Failure To Reproduce: The Replication Crisis In Research — Can Librarians Help?, Andrée J. Rathemacher, Amanda Izenstark, Harrison Dekker

Technical Services Faculty Presentations

Slides from a presentation, "Failure to Reproduce: The Replication Crisis in Research — Can Librarians Help?," presented at the 2018 ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference, Failing Forward: Experimentation and Creativity in Libraries, on May 4, 2018 in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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A recent survey by Nature found that more than 70% of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist’s experiments and more than half have failed to reproduce their own experiments! Learn more about the “reproducibility crisis” in research and how librarians are helping by teaching researchers about reproducible workflows, proper management of code and data, and ...


Opening Up: Why Are We Not Using More Open Educational Resources (Oer’S)?, Daniel A. Sabol 2018 Pace University

Opening Up: Why Are We Not Using More Open Educational Resources (Oer’S)?, Daniel A. Sabol

CSIS Technical Reports

Open Educational Resources (OER) have the ability to alleviate student drop out rate, make faculty course design easier, allow faculty to contribute and participate in the OER undertaking that is swiftly spreading through our nation. In addition we are able to save our students $2,000 - $3,000 dollars over the course of their education. This work looks at findings from a survey which was sent out to list serves and direct email to faculty. The survey posed questions to try to determine why faculty were having a difficult time accepting and using OER’s in their own classroom. It ...


Christian Academics Need To Increase Their Publishing: A Study Of Cccu Teaching Faculty And Librarians, Craighton T. Hippenhammer, Garrett Trott 2018 Olivet Nazarene University

Christian Academics Need To Increase Their Publishing: A Study Of Cccu Teaching Faculty And Librarians, Craighton T. Hippenhammer, Garrett Trott

The Christian Librarian

This is the second of two articles that explains the results of an in-depth research study of teaching faculty and librarian scholarship within the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). The first article examined the nature and extent of that scholarship and this article examines its necessity.


Repository Additions, April 2018, Cedarville University 2018 Cedarville University

Repository Additions, April 2018, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

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Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For April 2018, Cedarville University 2018 Cedarville University

Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For April 2018, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

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Digitalcommons@Lesley Quarterly Report & Impact Infographic - April 2018, Philip M. Siblo-Landsman 2018 Lesley University

Digitalcommons@Lesley Quarterly Report & Impact Infographic - April 2018, Philip M. Siblo-Landsman

Library Reports

Usage statistics of Lesley University's institutional repository (IR) indicate a steady increase in use and growth since the December 2017 report. Collections and works that have had the greatest global impact are highlighted in this report along with the demographics of those accessing the collection. A summary of the report's metrics are available in the form of an infographic to download and share.


Balancing Influence In A Shifting Scholarly Communication Landscape: Creating Library-Owned, Community-Aligned Infrastructure Through Individual, Local, And Community Action, Sarah L. Wipperman, Shawn Martin, Chealsye Bowley 2018 University of Pennsylvania

Balancing Influence In A Shifting Scholarly Communication Landscape: Creating Library-Owned, Community-Aligned Infrastructure Through Individual, Local, And Community Action, Sarah L. Wipperman, Shawn Martin, Chealsye Bowley

Scholarship at Penn Libraries

With the acquisition and creation of scholarly communication platforms/infrastructure by major commercial entities, the balance of influence continues to shift. The ACRL/SPARC Forum at the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting brought together library stakeholders for a conversation about how the library community can reassert its influence to shape the open access publishing landscape. Panelists focused on 1) Individual action: “What can one person do?” 2) Local coordinated action: “How can one group or institution effect change?” and 3) Collective action: “How can libraries work together to provide sustainable alternatives?”


Migratory Patterns In Irs: Contentdm, Digital Commons And Flying The Coop, Michele Gibney, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker, Elizabeth Chance 2018 University of the Pacific

Migratory Patterns In Irs: Contentdm, Digital Commons And Flying The Coop, Michele Gibney, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker, Elizabeth Chance

Digital Initiatives Symposium

What is the importance of institutional history and special collections in a digital environment? Should these pieces of history have their own digital platform or be merged with the institutional repository? What role do repositories play in the institutional environment? What impact do digital historical collections have on the stakeholder contingent as well as the global community? The speakers will discuss the rationale behind migrating collections from CONTENTdm to institutional repositories (all using bepress’s Digital Commons platform). Reasons range from subscription costs to file format concerns to increased search optimization. The migratory act will be covered in terms of ...


Making The Most Of Student Workers: Creative Approaches To Staffing, Kathleen Spring 2018 Linfield College

Making The Most Of Student Workers: Creative Approaches To Staffing, Kathleen Spring

Faculty & Staff Presentations

When considering and launching an institutional repository, staffing is often the first question on people’s minds. Many libraries are eager to embark on this project but are anxious they’ll need to hire someone to take the wheel. The good news is many institutions have come up with creative staffing solutions that ensure repository growth and development with far less than 1 FTE. In this presentation, Kathleen Spring shares how she manages Linfield College's institutional repository with the vital contributions of student workers. She discusses some of the carefully designed workflows that meet Linfield’s repository needs and ...


Impact Of Indigenous Publishing On Educational Development In Nigeria: A Case Study Of Selected Publishers In Ibadan, Susanah O. Tomomowo-ayodele Mrs. 2018 University of Ibadan

Impact Of Indigenous Publishing On Educational Development In Nigeria: A Case Study Of Selected Publishers In Ibadan, Susanah O. Tomomowo-Ayodele Mrs.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Four publishing companies in Ibadan were sampled to determine their impact on availability and accessibility of indigenous books in Nigeria educational sector, the impact of indigenous publishing on educational development in Nigeria, constraints to indigenous publishing in Nigeria and ways of promoting indigenous publishing in Nigeria. A survey of quantitative method was conducted with questionnaire as data gathering instrument. The population of study was 100 being the sum of 25 respondents randomly selected from each publishing company. Frequency counts and percentages were adopted for data analysis. Results showed that that indigenous books are available and accessible in Nigeria education sector ...


Mutualism At Work: Redefining The Library's Role In The Everyday University Process, Keri Baker, Jaime Goldman 2018 Nova Southeastern University

Mutualism At Work: Redefining The Library's Role In The Everyday University Process, Keri Baker, Jaime Goldman

Alvin Sherman Library Staff Presentations, Proceedings, Lectures, and Symposia

The Halmos College of Natural Science and Oceanography at Nova Southeastern University has been at the forefront of open accessibility and transparency of scholarly output for the institution. As one of the pioneers for the institutional repository, NSUWorks, Halmos College has been able to make great headway in creating new opportunities for the students, staff, and faculty to create and showcase their research. This presentation aims to show how the Oceanographic Campus Library has created a mutualistic relationship with administrative staff and faculty to create a cultural change in how we, as a college, operate. From subtle changes in library-managed ...


The Discoverability Of Award-Winning Undergraduate Research In History: Implications For Academic Libraries, Jody C. Fagan, Malia Willey 2018 James Madison University

The Discoverability Of Award-Winning Undergraduate Research In History: Implications For Academic Libraries, Jody C. Fagan, Malia Willey

Libraries

Making scholarly information visible to web search engines is an ongoing challenge, and undergraduate research is no exception. Using a sample of award-winning undergraduate history papers and journals, the authors searched Google, Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, and the authors’ institutional repository to gauge the difficulty of locating these works. Given that many of these works were not easily found, results suggest that libraries and their institutions could be doing more to increase the discoverability of undergraduate research. Based on the success stories observed in this study, we offer strategies to libraries and librarians for increasing the visibility of undergraduate student ...


Orcid Integration At The Unlv Libraries, A.L. Carson, Matthew Murray, John Novak 2018 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Orcid Integration At The Unlv Libraries, A.L. Carson, Matthew Murray, John Novak

Library Faculty Publications

As of spring 2018, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Libraries is in the middle of its ORCID implementation for campus. The process began in late 2016, when UNLV became premium members of ORCID through a deal negotiated by the Greater Western Library Alliance. ORCID provides researchers with a persistent digital identifier, which disambiguates individuals and allows them to receive proper attribution and credit for their work.

As premium members, the Libraries would receive reports from ORCID about researcher activity and have access to the ORCID API. With the API, the Libraries could receive notifications of our campus research ...


Contributing Material To The Montclair State University Institutional Repository, Denise O'Shea 2018 Montclair State University

Contributing Material To The Montclair State University Institutional Repository, Denise O'Shea

Sprague Library Scholarship and Creative Works

Detailed instructions for contributing material to the Montclair State University Institutional Repository.


Balances Of Power Between Ip Creators: Ethical Issues In Scholarly Communication, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker 2018 Chapman University

Balances Of Power Between Ip Creators: Ethical Issues In Scholarly Communication, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker

Library Presentations, Posters, and Videos

Scholarly communications often values free access above all else, but what happens when that drive for openness conflicts with ethical issues of consent and ownership? In this CARL IG Showcase panel, members of SCORE (Scholarly Communication and Open Resources for Education) will discuss some of the thorny issues of ethics and scholarly communication, including: consent (particularly among diverse communities outside of the institution) and digital collections, students as information creators / library as publisher, and decolonizing who we consider scholars and what we consider scholarship. This panel will feature speakers who will share current discussions and personal stories on issues pertinent ...


Scholarly Communication In A Time Of Change: Considering The Impact Of Bias, Diversity, And Traditional Publishing Structures As Scholarly Communication Moves To New Platforms And Systems (Presentation Slides), Charlotte Roh 2018 University of San Francisco

Scholarly Communication In A Time Of Change: Considering The Impact Of Bias, Diversity, And Traditional Publishing Structures As Scholarly Communication Moves To New Platforms And Systems (Presentation Slides), Charlotte Roh

Charlotte Roh

Invited presentation plenary at CARL Conference, April 13-15, 2018, Pullman San Francisco Bay Hotel
The Academic Library in Times of Change

Just like legacy cataloging can be a barrier to discoverability and access, traditional publishing structures that are carried into today’s new scholarly communication technologies and systems can persist across academic peer review and publication. As librarians, publishers, and library publishers, we can take steps to subvert existing inequalities and biases in the scholarly communication ecosystem.


Scholarly Communication In A Time Of Change: Considering The Impact Of Bias, Diversity, And Traditional Publishing Structures As Scholarly Communication Moves To New Platforms And Systems (Talk Transcript), Charlotte Roh 2018 University of San Francisco

Scholarly Communication In A Time Of Change: Considering The Impact Of Bias, Diversity, And Traditional Publishing Structures As Scholarly Communication Moves To New Platforms And Systems (Talk Transcript), Charlotte Roh

Charlotte Roh


Just like legacy cataloging can be a barrier to discoverability and access, traditional publishing structures that are carried into today’s new scholarly communication technologies and systems can persist across academic peer review and publication. As librarians, publishers, and library publishers, we can take steps to subvert existing inequalities and biases in the scholarly communication ecosystem.


A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing; Open Access, And Predatory Journals, R Philip Reynolds 2018 Stephen F. Austin State University

A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing; Open Access, And Predatory Journals, R Philip Reynolds

Library Faculty and Staff Presentations

A one hour workshop on predatory publishers presented to the faculty of Stephen F. Austin State University.


Boai 15 Survey Report, Nick Shockey, Heather Joseph, Melissa Hagemann 2018 Right to Research Coalition

Boai 15 Survey Report, Nick Shockey, Heather Joseph, Melissa Hagemann

Copyright, Fair Use, Scholarly Communication, etc.

The 15th anniversary of the Budapest Open Access Initiative provided an excellent opportunity to take stock of global progress toward open access and to gauge the main obstacles still remaining to the widespread adoption of open access policies and practices. As part of this process, feedback was solicited through an open survey that was disseminated online, and that received responses from individuals in 60 countries around the world.

Markers of progress are clear. The lack of understanding of the concept of open access and a myriad of misconceptions that were pervasive at the time of the BOAI’s original convening ...


Hijacked Journals: How Open Access Journals Fall Into The Predatory Publishing Trap, Sarah A. Norris, Buenaventura "Ven" Basco, Sandy Avila 2018 University of Central Florida

Hijacked Journals: How Open Access Journals Fall Into The Predatory Publishing Trap, Sarah A. Norris, Buenaventura "Ven" Basco, Sandy Avila

Sandy Avila

In today’s academic publishing environment, open access journals have become an increasingly common and used venue for publication by faculty, researchers, and students. However, open access publishing also prompts issues and concerns related to the publishing model and predatory publishing practices. In this session, Sandy Avila, Science Librarian, Ven Basco, Engineering Librarian, and Sarah Norris, Scholarly Communication Librarian will share information about open access, predatory publishing, and how to differentiate between credible and predatory journals, with an emphasis on STEM-focused publications. Areas to be explored will include how to identify spam email, fake metrics, predatory conferences, and other issues ...


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