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Scholarly Communication Workshop Presenter Deadline Extended to April 29

April 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Scholarly Communication

The deadline to apply to be a new presenter for the ACRL workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement” has been extended to 5 p.m. Central on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. The day-long workshop, now in its sixth year, is led by two expert presenters at locations across the country. The dynamic and evolving workshop is updated each […]

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Reminder: April 22 Deadline to Apply to Become Presenter for ACRL Scholarly Communication workshop

April 15th, 2014 · Comments Off · Scholarly Communication

ACRL is accepting applications from prospective new presenters for the workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement.” The day-long workshop, now in its sixth year, is led by two expert presenters at locations across the country. The workshop content is updated each year to meet the evolving needs of the community. In 2014, the sections […]

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ACRL Continues Opposition to Section 303 of FIRST Act, Restricting Public Acces

March 26th, 2014 · Comments Off · Advocacy, Scholarly Communication

ACRL joined 15 other national and regional library, publishing, funding and advocacy organizations in a letter to the House Science Committee expressing strong opposition over the language contained in Section 303 of the ‘Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology Act of 2014’ (FIRST Act). The language in Section 303 of the FIRST Act calls […]

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Apply to become a presenter for the ACRL workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement”

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off · Scholarly Communication

ACRL is accepting applications from prospective new presenters for the workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement.” The day-long workshop, now in its sixth year, is led by two expert presenters at locations across the country. The workshop content is updated each year to meet the evolving needs of the community. In 2014, the sections […]

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ACRL Scholarly Communication Workshop Hosts Announced

March 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Scholarly Communication

The ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee has selected five sites from 14 applications to host the workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement” as road show events this spring and summer. Recognizing that scholarly communication issues are central to the work of all academic librarians and all types of institutions, ACRL is underwriting the […]

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Federal Spending Legislation Supports Open Access to Research

January 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Advocacy, Scholarly Communication

From the ALA Washington Office: Last week, President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill funding the federal government through September 30, 2014. It has made important progress in allowing tax-payer funded research to be freely accessible in a digital environment. The federal agencies under the Labor, Health and Human Services, and […]

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ACRL Comments on AAUP report Academic Freedom and Electronic Communications

January 14th, 2014 · Comments Off · Higher Education, Scholarly Communication

On Friday, January 10, ACRL submitted comments to the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) on its updated draft report Academic Freedom and Electronic Communications. ACRL suggested that the draft report can be strengthened in two important areas: by addressing author options to retain their rights under copyright when publishing and the importance of fair […]

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SPARC and ACRL Announce Forum Speakers for ALA MW

January 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, Scholarly Communication

Please join SPARC and ACRL for a joint forum on Saturday, January 25, 2014, from 3:30-5:00 pm on the topic: “Connecting Articles and Data to Expand Open Access to Research.” Clifford Lynch, Executive Director of CNI, will lead a discussion with experts from the library, publishing and data communities exploring this topic. The program will […]

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Confused about copyright? Tweet your questions Jan. 7th

December 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Scholarly Communication

From the ALA Washington Office District Dispatch blog: Can you legally photocopy pages from that textbook? Can students legally remix music for school assignments? What does fair use mean, and how can it be applied in the school library or classroom? If you are a school librarian or educator who is confused by copyright law, […]

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Save the Date: January 25, ACRL-SPARC Forum at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia

December 5th, 2013 · Comments Off · Conferences, Events, Scholarly Communication

Connecting Articles and Data to Expand Open Access to Research While libraries have been managing open access repositories of articles for more than a decade, making research data openly accessible presents new challenges and opportunities. Similarly, open access journal publishing is an established publishing model, while models for openly accessible data repositories are still emerging. The […]

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