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
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.
Looking forward to seeing everybody this coming Friday, Sept 11, 2pm, at GC. Ahead of the meeting, we’d love to have you look at the draft Open Toolkit and bring or send ahead your questions, suggestions, and ideas for improving and building on what we have there so far.
Until this initiative is ready and running, CC offers this: http://schoolofopen.p2pu.org/
Does anyone know about these online courses? They look really cool.
This came across my transome today.two webcasts on how you can be involved: http://www.openaccessweek.org/profiles/blogs/oa-week-editathon
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