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Assessing Publication Trends In Selected Giscience Journals, Levente Juhasz May 2024

Assessing Publication Trends In Selected Giscience Journals, Levente Juhasz

GIS Center

No abstract provided.


Being Open About Cancer: Interview With Barbara Reul, Author Of The Open-Licensed Memoirs Perfect Timing And Right On Time, James Thibeault Jan 2024

Being Open About Cancer: Interview With Barbara Reul, Author Of The Open-Licensed Memoirs Perfect Timing And Right On Time, James Thibeault

Library Publications

While surviving cancer is a difficult endeavor, writing a book about the whole experience and publishing it with an open license is an additional struggle. Barbara Reul, a full professor of musicology at Luther College, University of Regina in Canada, was diagnosed with endometrial cancer in 2020. After undergoing twenty-eight targeted radiation therapy treatments and six rounds of chemo (all of which also occurred during the Covid-19 pandemic), Reul is fortunately cancer-free and has written two memoirs, Perfect Timing (2021) and Right On Time (2023), which chronicle her treatment and battle with cancer.


"I’Ll Wait Zero Seconds": Faculty Perspectives On Serials Access, Sharing, And Immediacy, Rachel Elizabeth Scott, Anne Shelley, Chad E. Buckley, Cassie Thayer-Styes, Julie A. Murphy Jan 2024

"I’Ll Wait Zero Seconds": Faculty Perspectives On Serials Access, Sharing, And Immediacy, Rachel Elizabeth Scott, Anne Shelley, Chad E. Buckley, Cassie Thayer-Styes, Julie A. Murphy

Faculty and Staff Publications – Milner Library

This study explores how faculty across disciplines access and share scholarly serial content and what expectations they have for immediacy. The authors conducted twenty-five in-depth, semi-structured interviews with faculty of various ranks representing all Illinois State University (ISU) colleges. The findings, presented in the words of participants and triangulated with data from local sources, suggest that faculty use a variety of context-specific mechanisms to access and share serial literature. Participants discuss how they use library services such as databases, subscriptions, interlibrary loan, and document delivery, coupled with academic social networks, disciplinary repositories, author websites, and other publicly available sources to …


Information Literacy In English-Language Higher Education Teaching Journals: A Review, Jennifer Masunaga, Lanyi Peng, Tiffanie Ford-Baxter, Kendall Faulkner Dec 2023

Information Literacy In English-Language Higher Education Teaching Journals: A Review, Jennifer Masunaga, Lanyi Peng, Tiffanie Ford-Baxter, Kendall Faulkner

Communications in Information Literacy

Wider visibility of information literacy (IL) outside of the library and information science (LIS) field is important to the success of IL instruction, learning, and research. The development and major updates of several information literacy documents in the past decade evidence the changing landscape of IL research, but how these changes have impacted other disciplines remains to be seen. To aid in this discussion, this article examines a wide range of higher education teaching journals to expand on Badke's (2011) work, “Why Information Literacy is Invisible. Specifically, this study examines articles published in 30 general higher education and 32 …


More Obstacles For The Graduate Student Author: Open Access Etds Trigger Plagiarism Detectors, Dede Dawson, Kate Langrell Dec 2023

More Obstacles For The Graduate Student Author: Open Access Etds Trigger Plagiarism Detectors, Dede Dawson, Kate Langrell

Journal of Graduate Librarianship

Supporting graduate students as authors is one of the many services we provide at the University Library, University of Saskatchewan (USask). Graduate students often submit articles to journals based on content from their electronic theses or dissertations (ETDs). Recently, we have noticed an increase in the number of such article submissions being flagged for possible rejection on “plagiarism” or “prior publication” grounds. We suspect this may be because plagiarism detection software is increasingly being integrated into publishers’ article submission systems. This software is triggered by the existence of the student’s open access (OA) ETD in our institutional repository. This happens …


Making Publishing Less Painful: Shifting To A Relational Peer-Review Process, Sajni Lacey, Kristina Clement, Lalitha Nataraj, Nicole Pagowsky Oct 2023

Making Publishing Less Painful: Shifting To A Relational Peer-Review Process, Sajni Lacey, Kristina Clement, Lalitha Nataraj, Nicole Pagowsky

Urban Library Journal

Navigating confusing peer-review structures in publishing can be daunting for librarians at all stages of their career. In this paper, the authors will differentiate peer-review models and reflect on their experiences with these formats in the context of the [redacted] special issue of [redacted]. Additional discussion will include the hidden curriculum of publishing; areas for growth in peer-review related to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and peer-review as an individual and collective form of professional development that shapes how we engage with scholarship in LIS.


Open V Closed: The Scelc Story, Robert Boissy Oct 2023

Open V Closed: The Scelc Story, Robert Boissy

Upstate New York Science Librarians Conference

Sixty-eight institutions in the SCELC Consortium signed a Springer Nature Open Access or "transformative agreement" starting in 2023. This presentation will take a look at the SCELC publishing data leading up to the agreement from 2018 to 2022, and also a look at the publishing data for 2023ytd, in order to study the effects of such an agreement. The 2023 data carries an explicit comparison of downloads of the open access papers published with SCELC authors to the closed access papers published by non-SCELC authors in the same journals for the same period of time. The purpose of the presentation …


Open Access Week Slide Show, Jennie Tobler-Gaston Oct 2023

Open Access Week Slide Show, Jennie Tobler-Gaston

Criss Library Faculty Proceedings & Presentations

Slide show to celebrate International Open Access Week: Community over Commercialization. This slide show presented the basics of open access, traditional and open access publishing models, open access types, Creative Commons, and UNO's institutional repository DigitalCommons@UNO.


The Medical Institutional Repositories In Libraries (Mirl) Symposium: A Blueprint Designed In Response To A Community Of Practice Need., Brenda Fay, Lisa M Buda, Anthony J Dellureficio, Sara Hoover, Ramune K Kubilius, Steven J Moore, Lisa A Palmer Jul 2023

The Medical Institutional Repositories In Libraries (Mirl) Symposium: A Blueprint Designed In Response To A Community Of Practice Need., Brenda Fay, Lisa M Buda, Anthony J Dellureficio, Sara Hoover, Ramune K Kubilius, Steven J Moore, Lisa A Palmer

Himmelfarb Library Faculty Publications

BACKGROUND: Health sciences libraries in medical schools, academic health centers, health care networks, and hospitals have established institutional repositories (IRs) to showcase their research achievements, increase visibility, expand the reach of institutional scholarship, and disseminate unique content. Newer roles for IRs include publishing open access journals, tracking researcher productivity, and serving as repositories for data sharing. Many repository managers oversee their IR with limited assistance from others at their institution. Therefore, IR practitioners find it valuable to network and learn from colleagues at other institutions.

CASE PRESENTATION: This case report describes the genesis and implementation of a new initiative specifically …


Performance Expectancy And Use Of Social Media For Marketing By Staff Of Selected Publishing Firms In South-West, Nigeria, Osarobu E. Igudia Dr, Solomon Tosin Ogunsina Mr Apr 2023

Performance Expectancy And Use Of Social Media For Marketing By Staff Of Selected Publishing Firms In South-West, Nigeria, Osarobu E. Igudia Dr, Solomon Tosin Ogunsina Mr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Social media are platforms through which people of the different networks create, share and exchange information, ideas and also market products such as books in a virtual community. They are instruments for communication that do not just pass information but interact with customers. Since many benefits are derivable from the use of social media for marketing, it becomes imperative to investigate how book marketers use social media to achieve the objectives of their organisations. This study adopted a descriptive research design of correlational type. The population of the study was 212 marketing and sales staff of selected publishing firms. The …


To Be Or Not To Be A Publisher: Supporting Open Educational Resource (Oer) Development, Stephanie Western Mar 2023

To Be Or Not To Be A Publisher: Supporting Open Educational Resource (Oer) Development, Stephanie Western

Library Faculty & Staff Publications

This is a handout from ACRL 2023. It contains roundtable discussion questions regarding the trending landscape of open publishing and lists of resources to help participants make intentional choices about their role in OER development.


Write The Book! How To Share Research And Promising Practices To Support Underserved Students, Douglas Rife Mar 2023

Write The Book! How To Share Research And Promising Practices To Support Underserved Students, Douglas Rife

National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Conference

The needs of our students have grown exponentially in the last two years. Educators, community services and care givers are at a loss to support all of the academic, physical and emotional challenges our students are facing. Learn tips and processes for writing a book to share your research, experience and solutions to ensure the happiness and success of ALL students.


Information Ethics, Publishing And Plagiarism Among Academics, Philip Chike Aghadiuno, Simon Shachia Oryila Feb 2023

Information Ethics, Publishing And Plagiarism Among Academics, Philip Chike Aghadiuno, Simon Shachia Oryila

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The need for academics to be authority in their fields of specialisation is a fundamental requirement of the academic life. Yet, some academics do not wish to undergo the rigorous career path to excellence in teaching and research. Other younger academics wish to but do not know how to go about it. It is in the light of this that this article examines the inter-relationship between information ethics, publishing and plagiarism in the life of an academic. It also examines the gains of a productive academic life and how failure to publish or uphold ethical conduct in research or publishing …


Looking Back: Kentucky And Children’S Book Publishers, Reinette F. Jones, Charlotte Stephens Jan 2023

Looking Back: Kentucky And Children’S Book Publishers, Reinette F. Jones, Charlotte Stephens

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Though Kentucky was not a leader in the early publishing industry for children, it was an active participant. Printers within the state, as in the rest of the country, saw the potential in producing literature for young readers. Through the end of the eighteenth and beginning of the nineteenth centuries, this literature became more established. Slowly, children’s books started to step away from solemn moral instruction toward the playful stories we know and love today.


The View From Somewhere: Institutional Values In Collections Decisions, Heather A. Howard, David Zwicky, Danielle Walker Nov 2022

The View From Somewhere: Institutional Values In Collections Decisions, Heather A. Howard, David Zwicky, Danielle Walker

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

As educational institutions consider our values and ethical standards in the wake of 2020, libraries need to scrutinize how those values and standards connect with our licensing and purchasing decisions. “Critical Librarianship”, which is based on a foundation of social justice, the belief that everyone deserves equal opportunities and basic economic, political, and social rights, is at the forefront of work being done by librarians across the country. There is an existing body of literature about the contents of the library collections themselves, with respect to issues like decolonization and open access. These collections, used by students, instructors, and researchers, …


Predictions About The Future Of Scholarly Communication: A Friendly Review Five Years On, Robert Boissy Oct 2022

Predictions About The Future Of Scholarly Communication: A Friendly Review Five Years On, Robert Boissy

Upstate New York Science Librarians Conference

No abstract provided.


Open Access And Education: Expanded, Shannon M. Smith Aug 2022

Open Access And Education: Expanded, Shannon M. Smith

ScholarWorks Publications

Open Access (OA) and Open Education (OE) both stress the importance of making information available for individuals around the world, regardless of wealth or status. These are not wholly separate ideas or incompatible practices. This handout provides clarity on the similarities and differences between the two. This version includes reasons why OA and OE should be used.


Anatomy Of Creative Commons Licenses, Shannon M. Smith Aug 2022

Anatomy Of Creative Commons Licenses, Shannon M. Smith

ScholarWorks Publications

This flyer provided a break down of the various aspects of Creative Commons licenses, how they function, and why they matter.


Look Who's Talking: Exploring The Dei Stem Librarianship Conversation, Sarah E. Lester, Kelly Durkin Ruth Jun 2022

Look Who's Talking: Exploring The Dei Stem Librarianship Conversation, Sarah E. Lester, Kelly Durkin Ruth

Library Scholarship

Librarian research on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in its various iterations dates back over a decade; however, in the context of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) librarianship this work still seems very limited. We collect and analyze papers published in STEM library and information science journals over the past 10 years to better understand the nature of this work. In our research we consider the content of existing conversations, what is missing from this discourse, and areas for further research.


Editorial: Rewriting A Social Science Dissertation Into A Journal Article And Getting It Published, Lee Stadtlander Jun 2022

Editorial: Rewriting A Social Science Dissertation Into A Journal Article And Getting It Published, Lee Stadtlander

Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences

Publishing a journal article based on a social science dissertation establishes the credibility of the author and provides a mechanism for disseminating the results to a much larger audience than is available to the dissertation. However, rewriting into an article suitable for publication is often an intimidating and overwhelming prospect. The present article discusses the aspects of the dissertation that should be maintained in an article, the logistics of writing, as well as information on the review process, the process of peer review and publication, and the role of the journal editor.


Finding Their Chrysanthemum: Linguistic Representation In Children's Literature, Marielena Zajac May 2022

Finding Their Chrysanthemum: Linguistic Representation In Children's Literature, Marielena Zajac

Master of Arts in Professional Writing Capstones

Children in America today struggle with finding themselves in the books they read due to societal expectations. From an early age, children are dictated on the correct way to speak and write in “American,” which can leave children and their home languages feeling unseen and dismissed. To help further the conversation and promotion of linguistic diversity in American society, this capstone analyzes dialectal representation in children’s books, with a heavy focus on attitudinal linguistic principles rather than prescriptive mechanics. The secondary research explores current literature and resources that discuss literacy acquisition in adolescents, trends in dialects in America, and childhood …


The Patriarch Of Publishing: How The Fiction Publishing Industry Clings To Problematic Narratives, Brynn Simon Apr 2022

The Patriarch Of Publishing: How The Fiction Publishing Industry Clings To Problematic Narratives, Brynn Simon

College of Global Studies Student Work

Within her secular work The Ethics of Ambiguity, activist and philosopher Simone de Beauvoir wrote that “the oppressor would not be so strong if he did not have accomplices among the oppressed.” The use of the term “he” to describe the oppressor indicates that the metaphorical “he” is a symbol for all men. Our society can be described as a “he” due to the ways in which it most benefits cis white heterosexual men – men have society as an accomplice as it was only ever built for the progression of mankind. In one way or another, men hold a …


How Are We Dei-Ing?, Elizabeth Mamo, Hemant Kalia, Richard Alweis Feb 2022

How Are We Dei-Ing?, Elizabeth Mamo, Hemant Kalia, Richard Alweis

Advances in Clinical Medical Research and Healthcare Delivery

No abstract provided.


Data Set: "One Size Does Not Fit All: Self-Archiving Personas Based On Federally-Funded Researchers At A Mid-Sized Private Institution", Jennifer Bowers, Jenelys Cox, Meg Eastwood, Jack M. Maness Jan 2022

Data Set: "One Size Does Not Fit All: Self-Archiving Personas Based On Federally-Funded Researchers At A Mid-Sized Private Institution", Jennifer Bowers, Jenelys Cox, Meg Eastwood, Jack M. Maness

University Libraries: Data Sets

Data set for the upcoming article "One Size Does Not Fit All: Self-Archiving Personas Based on Federally-Funded Researchers at a Mid-Sized Private Institution."

Article is available at https://digitalcommons.du.edu/libraries_facpub/137 or https://doi.org/10.31274/jlsc.13886.


Faculty Perceptions Of Open Access Publishing: Investigating Faculty Publishing Habits To Evaluate Library Collection Alignment, Elisabeth Shook, Amy Vecchione Jan 2022

Faculty Perceptions Of Open Access Publishing: Investigating Faculty Publishing Habits To Evaluate Library Collection Alignment, Elisabeth Shook, Amy Vecchione

Library Faculty Publications and Presentations

Introduction: This investigation, originally conceived as a method for informing Albertsons Library on creative solutions to the collections budget shortfall, sought to determine an institution’s faculty perceptions of publishing and/or using open access (OA) materials, as well as to identify future mechanisms that would shift perceptions of OA publishing to a more favorable light, thereby fostering adoption of OA materials in faculty research and teaching.

Methods: The study used an anonymous electronic survey of 468 faculty members, with a response rate of nearly 34%.

Results and Discussion: Respondents indicated a mixed set of adoption, with equal distribution …


The Artist's Diary, Anamae Gilroy Jan 2022

The Artist's Diary, Anamae Gilroy

Senior Projects Spring 2022

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Arts of Bard College.


Open Access Publishing In Kenya: The Challenges And Successes Of Transitioning To Transformative Agreements, And Opportunities For These Agreements To Continue Benefiting Kenyan Researchers., Arnold Mwanzu Nov 2021

Open Access Publishing In Kenya: The Challenges And Successes Of Transitioning To Transformative Agreements, And Opportunities For These Agreements To Continue Benefiting Kenyan Researchers., Arnold Mwanzu

Libraries

The Kenya Libraries and Information Services Consortium (KLISC) has been at the forefront of championing and spearheading Open Access initiatives in Kenya. The National consortium — which boasts over 130 member institutions through a combination of university libraries, research institutions, and public/national libraries — was established in 2003 with an aim of collective subscriptions to electronic resources to cope with the increasingly unsustainable cost of information resources. All members pay a certain amount of money every year towards the acquisition of electronic journals and eBooks, depending on and guided by their FTE’s. This means that institutions with lower FTE’s get …


Plagiarism In Non-Anglophone Countries: A Cross-Sectional Survey Of Researchers And Journal Editors, Latika Gupta, Javeria Tariq, Marlen Yessirkepov, Olena Zimba, Durga Prasanna Misra, Vikas Agarwal, Armen Yuri Gasparyan Oct 2021

Plagiarism In Non-Anglophone Countries: A Cross-Sectional Survey Of Researchers And Journal Editors, Latika Gupta, Javeria Tariq, Marlen Yessirkepov, Olena Zimba, Durga Prasanna Misra, Vikas Agarwal, Armen Yuri Gasparyan

Medical College Documents

Background: Plagiarism is one of the most common violation of publication ethics, and it still remains an area with several misconceptions and uncertainties.
Methods: This online cross-sectional survey was conducted to analyze plagiarism perceptions among researchers and journal editors, particularly from non-Anglophone countries.
Results: Among 211 respondents (mean age 40 years; M:F, 0.85:1), 26 were scholarly journal editors and 70 were reviewers with a large representation from India (50, 24%), Turkey (28, 13%), Kazakhstan (25, 12%) and Ukraine (24, 11%). Rigid and outdated pre- and post-graduate education was considered as the origin of plagiarism by 63% of respondents. Paraphragiarism was …


Increasing Scholarly Productivity: Developing An In-House Academic Librarian Support Network, Leetta Schmidt, Jason Boczar, Barbara Lewis, Tomaro I. Taylor Sep 2021

Increasing Scholarly Productivity: Developing An In-House Academic Librarian Support Network, Leetta Schmidt, Jason Boczar, Barbara Lewis, Tomaro I. Taylor

Tampa Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Organizational and professional support structures can provide tools and resources to help academic librarians address the challenges of research and publishing. At the USF Libraries, a Research and Publishing committee was created by the faculty to develop tools and provide professional development support, with the aim of encouraging a community culture of research. The committee's work resulted in a series of workshops, discussion groups, guiding documents, and tools.


Predatory Journals: Threat For Academicians, Rajendra Kumbharjuvenkar, Bala Mandrekar Jun 2021

Predatory Journals: Threat For Academicians, Rajendra Kumbharjuvenkar, Bala Mandrekar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The publication journey for most of the researchers starts from the Ph. D. onwards. University guidelines for the Ph. D. enable the researchers to publish one or two papers in peer-reviewed journals. The inexperienced or young researchers are in a hurry in the process of publishing their articles. They are unaware of the predatory journals and they publish their articles in these predatory journals. The focus of the present paper is to create awareness among the young researchers and offer some basic knowledge so that they can avoid publishing in predatory journals.