October 21, 2021

News From SAGE; Public Knowledge Project, and Others

ALA Committee on Accreditation (CoA) Announces Accreditation Decisions Made at 2020 Midwinter Meeting American Chemical Society Signs its First North American ‘Read And Publish’ Agreement with Louisiana State University SAGE Launches Portal to Streamline Open Access Publishing Process The Road to Preprints (Part 1): Introducing Open Preprint Systems (via PKP)

Preprint: “Consortial Book Circulation Patterns: The OCLC-OhioLINK Study”

The following article (preprint) is scheduled for publication in the November, 2014 issue of College and Research Libraries. It was accepted for publication on August 12, 2013. Title Consortial Book Circulation Patterns: The OCLC-OhioLINK Study Authors Dr. Edward T. O’Neill OCLC  Julia A. Gammon University of Akron  Source College and Research Libraries  Abstract The OhioLINK […]

Research Paper: "How the Scientific Community Reacts to Newly Submitted Preprints: Article Downloads, Twitter Mentions, and Citations"

New via arXiv. Title How the Scientific Community Reacts to Newly Submitted Preprints: Article Downloads, Twitter Mentions, and Citations Authors Xin Shuai, Indiana University Alberto Pepe, Harvard University Johan Bollen, Indiana University Source arXiv Abstract We analyze the online response of the scientific community to the preprint publication of scholarly articles. We employ a cohort […]

New Preprint: "Deal or No Deal? : Evaluating Big Deals and Their Journals"

Title Deal or No Deal? : Evaluating Big Deals and Their Journals (38 pages; PDF) Authors Deborah D. Blecic (U. of Illinois at Chicago) Stephen E. Wiberley Jr. (U. of Illinois at Chicago) Joan Fiscella (U. of Illinois at Chicago) Sara Bahnmaier-Blaszczak (U. of Michigan) Rebecca Lowery (U. of Illinois at Chicago) Source College and […]

"Building arXiv’s Self-Sustaining Future", Simons Foundation Awards arXiv $60,000 Planning Grant

From the Cornell University Library: Thanks to a generous award from the Simons Foundation, Cornell University Library will take a major step toward building a permanent governance model for arXiv, the free scientific repository that has revolutionized the way scientists share information. The Simons Foundation, which is based in New York City, has provided a […]

Article (Preprint): "Academic Librarian Research: A Survey of Attitudes, Involvement, and Perceived Capabilities"

Direct to Full Text (34 pages; PDF) Prerprint: “Academic Librarian Research: A Survey of Attitudes, Involvement, and Perceived Capabilities” Authors: Marie R. Kennedy and Kristine R. Brancolini William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University Source: C&RL (College and Research Libraries) Abstract This article reports on the development and results of a recent survey of academic […]

Preprint: "A Study of Faculty Data Curation Behaviors and Attitudes at a Teaching-Centered University"

Title: “A Study of Faculty Data Curation Behaviors and Attitudes at a Teaching-Centered University” Source: C&RL (College and Research Libraries) Authors: Jeanine Marie Scaramozzino, Marisa L. Ramirez, and Karen J. McGaughey Affiliation (All Authors): Robert E. Kennedy Library, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA Accepted for Publication: August 2011 Anticipated Publication Date: May […]