Scholarly Communications

Scholarly communications selected links from November 2016

By Ruth Lewis on November 30, 2016

ORCiD Open Researcher and Contributor ID: Wiley, Royal Society of Chemistry and American Chemical Society now require authors to provide their ORCiD when they submit articles. They join many other publishers which have signed the ORCiD Open Letter. More info in press releases: Wiley and Royal Soc...

Scholarly communications selected links from October 2016

By Ruth Lewis on October 31, 2016

The updated Scholarly Communications Toolkit is excellent. Highly recommended. Scholarly Publishing Round-up November 2016 from Becker Medical Library I expect this will be a very valuable future event: Livestream panel, Thursday, November 17 from 10 a.m.-12 noon CST, part of Envisioning a World ...

Open access / public access news, October 2016

By Ruth Lewis on October 31, 2016

It’s been a big month for open access news. I need to share a few treasures even though I’m not entirely caught up. Most of these were connected to International Open Access Week, 2016. There were 8 great examples of the “open in action” theme in Commit to Putting Open in ...

math themed cover of Freiwald book

Open Scholarship update – October 2016

By Emily Stenberg on October 21, 2016

This will now be a quarterly update. Look for announcements in January, April, July, and October. New Publications in Open Scholarship Below are just a few of the new additions since July: An Introduction to Set Theory and Topology by mathematics professor Ronald C. Freiwald. This is a new Open E...

Scholarly communications selected links from September 2016

By Ruth Lewis on September 30, 2016

The last week of October will be the ninth International Open Access Week with the theme “Open in Action;” the theme will “highlight the researchers, librarians, students, and others who have made a commitment to working in the open and how that decision has benefited them—from researchers ...

Peer review week roundup 2016

By Ruth Lewis on September 29, 2016

The focus of this year’s Peer Review Week was #RecognizeReview. There have been discussions about how scholars would like to be recognized or given credit and how publishers and other organizations are recognizing peer review; another thread has been how early career scholars can learn to d...

#textbookbroke, Textbook affordability student toolkit, etc.

By Ruth Lewis on September 29, 2016

Two useful publications this month: ACCESS DENIED: The New Face of the Textbook Monopoly Released by: The Student PIRGs. 23 page CC-BY document with up-to-date statistics about textbook prices, the growing importance of access codes in the textbook market, etc. Textbook Affordability Student Tool...

Scholarly communications selected links from August 2016

By Ruth Lewis on August 31, 2016

Recommended links: A Quick Tour Around the World of Scholarly Journal Publishing, by David Crotty, Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press, in The Scholarly Kitchen blog. This is a nice overview of changes and issues from a publisher perspective. If you read this, you̵...