Tagged: scholarly communication

Impactful Partnerships: Navigating the Evolving Scholarly Communication Landscape with Faculty (ALA Annual 2017)

ULS and EBSS are co-sponsoring Impactful Partnerships: Navigating the Evolving Scholarly Communication Landscape with Faculty at this year’s ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. This panel will focus on cutting-edge trends for tracking scholarly output, including metrics, altmetrics, bibliometrics, and digital identity. Come learn about the pros and cons of using metrics for...

New Scholarly Publishing Model

New Scholarly Publishing Model

From The Scientist: “Opinion: Transparency in Science Publishing,” August 28, 2012 The first substantially new business model to hit science publishing was open access, which we launched with Biomed Central over a decade ago.  After a long interregnum, publishers and scientists are clearly now primed for more radical change.  F1000...

Update on the Elsevier Boycott

Update on the Elsevier Boycott

The Cost of Knowledge Website indicates that the Elsevier Boycott continues to grow. The signatories now number 12,324 researchers in all fields from around the world. What do librarians and faculty on your campus have to say about the boycott? The Cost of Knowledge Blog has a great deal of...

ARL/ACRL announce new regional Institute on Scholarly Communication

ARL/ACRL announce new regional Institute on Scholarly Communication

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announce a new regional ARL/ ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication, hosted by the Orbis Cascade Alliance, December 1—3, 2008, in Portland, Ore. This immersive learning experience prepares participants to be local experts within their libraries....