Scholarly Communication

April 21, 2016 Increasing Journal Article Visibility

posted 21 Apr 2016, 05:37 by Isabella Guthrie-McNaughton

Nader Ale Ebrahim. "Prepare a pre/post print of your documents for advertisement" 3rd SERIES OF INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP ON: Strategies to Enhance Research Visibility, Impact & Citations (2016)
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February 22, 2016 Fairness Confirmed

posted 22 Feb 2016, 06:41 by Isabella Guthrie-McNaughton

Geist, Michael. "Fairness Confirmed: Copyright Board Deals Another Blow to Access Copyright." Michael Geist Blog, February 22, 2016. Accessed February 22, 2016.

October 21, 2015 Google Books Settlement

posted 21 Oct 2015, 05:37 by Isabella Guthrie-McNaughton

Anderson, Rick. "Another Big Win for Google Books (and for Researchers)." Scholarly Kitchen (October 21, 2015).

June 30, 2015 Stewardship of the Evolving Scholarly Record

posted 30 Jun 2015, 09:06 by Isabella Guthrie-McNaughton

Lavoie, Brian and Constance Malpas. 2015. Stewardship of the Evolving Scholarly Record: From the Invisible Hand to Conscious Coordination. Dublin, Ohio: OCLC Research.

June 1, 2015 Literature Review (Pt.1) and Predatory Publishing

posted 1 Jun 2015, 06:04 by Isabella Guthrie-McNaughton   [ updated 1 Jun 2015, 06:15 ]

Thinking Through the Lit Review: Part 1: The Quest for Comprehensiveness (posted by: Roger C. Schonfeld, Director, Library and Scholarly Communication Program, for Ithaka S+R)

Predatory Publishing: How Not To Fall Prey by Craig Arthur: Use the link to access the full text article.

April 30, 2015 Canada's new Tri-Agency Open Access Policy

posted 30 Apr 2015, 06:33 by Isabella Guthrie-McNaughton

Donaldson, Michael, Jenny Ryan and Tanya Samman. "What Does the New Tri-Agency Open Access Policy Mean for Researchers?" University Affairs (April 28, 2015). Accessed April 30, 2015.

April 27, 2015 Canada's new Tri-Agency Open Access Policy

posted 27 Apr 2015, 06:22 by Isabella Guthrie-McNaughton

The following blog post contains information concerning Canada's new Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications.

John Dupuis on Canada’s new Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications

April 13, 2015

posted 13 Apr 2015, 07:36 by Isabella Guthrie-McNaughton

Cabrera, Nicole, Jordyn Ostroff and Jordyn Ostroff. Understanding Rights Reversion: When, Why, & How to Regain Copyright and Make your Book More Available. [S.l.]: Authors Alliance and Samuelson Law, Technology, and Public Policy Clinic, 2015.

From the Authors Alliance web site: This is a guide that arms authors with the information and strategies they need to revive their books. This guide is the product of extensive outreach to the publishing industry. In the process, we interviewed authors, publishers, and literary agents, ranging from a CEO of a major publishing house to contracts and rights managers of trade and academic presses, editorial assistants, novelists, and academic authors.

April 8, 2015 HaithTrust Public Domain Ebooks

posted 8 Apr 2015, 07:59 by Isabella Guthrie-McNaughton

5 Million Public Domain Ebooks in HathiTrust: What Does This Mean?

by Rick Anderson April 7, 2015

March 31, 2015

posted 31 Mar 2015, 06:48 by Isabella Guthrie-McNaughton   [ updated 31 Mar 2015, 09:41 ]

1.  CARL-ABRC has recently published a quick guide on avoiding predatory publishers.

"Identifying and Avoiding Predatory Publishers: a Primer for Researchers." (March 2015)

2. Ithaka S & R has released a report concerning online learning in postsecondary education. (March 11, 2015)

Wu, D. Derek. "Online Learning in Postsecondary Education: a Review of the Empirical Literature (2013-2014)

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