This group is where members of the LACUNY Scholarly Communications Roundtable (and anyone else who is interested) can discuss programming and issues relating to scholarly communications in the libraries and elsewhere.
Roundtable Co-Chairs: Jean Amaral (BMCC) and Madeline Cohen (Lehman)
Group logo by Thomas Frank: http://flic.kr/p/9DyKAa
Recent group activity
Jill Cirasella started the topic Two Schol Comm Events @ GC This Week, and One at NYPL in the forum LACUNY Scholarly Communications Roundtable 3 weeks, 5 days ago
These three events might be of interest to anyone hoping to write a book or grappling with scholarly communication questions in general!
1) Tues, Nov 3, 6-8pm @ NYPL: Write to Be Read: Publication & Rights Management Strategies for Maximizing Impact
Authors Alliance co-founder Pamela Samuelson and Executive Director Michael Wolfe will discuss…[Read more]
Check out new open artwork created by City Tech intern, William Luperena, and Monica Berger:
Great images and free to use. Thanks, William, thanks Monica!
Check out what @PLOS & others have going on during #OAWeek2015 http://blogs.plos.org/plos/2015/10/open-access-week-2015-open-for-collaboration/ … #OpenAccess
Celebrate Open Access Week 2015 by participating in and sharing some highlights from PLOS and the broader Open Access community:
ACRL Presents Webcast – Celebrate Open Access Week All 52 Weeks of the Year
Join ACRL for a free ACRL Presents webcast to kick-off Open Access Week. The webcast, “Celebrate Open Access Week All 52 Weeks of the Year” will be held from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Central on Monday, October 19. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/acrlpresents
The work done to…[Read more]
Here is the first of a series of columns on OA published as we celebrate Open Access Week:
Maria Bonn. “Maximizing the benefits of open access: Strategies for enhancing the discovery of open access content.” College and Research Libraries News, October 2015.
Editors’ note: From October 2015 through J…[Read more]
Think.Check.Submit. is a newly launched campaign to help researchers identify trusted journals for their work. It does not tell researchers which journals they should submit to, but how to decide if a journal is trusted. I’m very glad to see that it also separates open access from the issue of predatory publishing (a phrase now going out of style)…[Read more]
FYI–for publicity during OA Month–
The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is a charitable organisation dedicated to publishing open access scholarship with no author-facing article processing charges (APCs). We are funded by an international consortium of libraries who have joined us in our mission to make scholarly…[Read more]
How library and information science faculty perceive and engage with open access
Wilhelm Peekhaus and Nicholas Proferes
Journal of Information Science. 2015; 41:640-661.
This might be useful for use in activities surrounding OA Month:
Let ACRL’s Scholarly Communication Toolkit help you prepare to lead events on your campus during Open Access Week, October 19-25, 2015. Open Access Week, a global event now entering its eighth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn a…[Read more]
Please join the Office of Library Services as we participate in the NISO Virtual Conference, Scholarly Communication Models: Evolution or Revolution?.
Date: Wednesday, September 23rd
Time: 11:00AM – 5:00PM (Come for all or part of the day)
Location: 205 East 42nd street, Room 725
All attendees must RSVP in…[Read more]
After today’s meeting, I received this notice from LITA. There is a fee for this webinar, but it could be of interest. Perhaps this notice could go on the Toolkit page.
Subject: [lita-l] LITA Fall Online Continuing Education
Immediate Registration Available Now for any of 4 webinars, or the web course
Check out all of the empowering learning…[Read more]
Here’s a useful blog post on planning OA events:
Look forward to seeing all who can make it at tomorrow’s meeting. If you have a few minutes before then, it would be great if you could check out the graphics Monica Berger has created for OA month:
We’ll be soliciting feedback at the meeting tomorrow on these and the rest of the toolkit.
And many…[Read more]
The toolkit is excellent! Thanks, Jean.
Can you add the site Monica recommended last week in the resources section?
When the new creative commons continuing ed grant I mentioned gets going, that can be added, too. There doesn’t seem to be any info about it yet.
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