• Digital Publishing: A Home for Faculty in the Library -- Exercises in Innovation from…

    From Claire DeMarco & Kyle Courtney at Harvard Law School via the Idealis: This article highlights specific examples of desire by faculty at Harvard Law School to push legal scholarship beyond the constraints of traditional commercial publishing. Harvard Law School Library, like any other academic library, is navigating the expansion of scholarly formats to the digital…

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  • Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners | DuraSpace

    From DuraSpace: On March 28th Erin Tripp, DuraSpace Business Development Manager, shared practical advice about repository upgrades and migrations. View the recording and slides here: Source: Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners | DuraSpace

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  • Volume 2, No 1 | Journal of Copyright in Education & Librarianship

    From the Journal of Copyright in Education & Librarianship, new content available: In this issue of JCEL you will find the proceedings from the 2017 Kraemer Copyright Conference, held June 5-6 at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. It includes session summaries, contributed papers, and posters that were presented at the conference. Source: Journal of Copyright in…

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  • Volume 6, General Issue | Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication

    From JLSC, new content available: What’s in a Name? Exploring identity in the field of library journal publishing (Jacqueline Whyte Appleby, Jeanette Hatherill, Andrea Kosavic, and Karen Meijer-Kline) Retracted Publications in Mental Health Literature: Discovery across Bibliographic Platforms (Caitlin Bakker and Amy Riegelman) Effective Practices and Strategies for Open Access Outreach: A Qualitative Study (Diane Dawson) Harvesting the Academic…

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  • How Do You Stay Informed About Scholarly Communications? | The Scholarly Kitchen

    From Ann Michael via The Scholarly Kitchen: "Back in October of 2014, we asked the Chefs how they stay informed about scholarly publishing. Since several years have passed, we were curious if any of the Chefs had found new channels of information or new ways to effectively digest all that is going on around us.…

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  • Congress Funds $5 Million Open Textbook Grant Program in 2018 Spending Bill - SPARC

    From Nicole Allen at SPARC: "In a landmark victory for the Open Education movement, the U.S. Congress has included funding for a $5 million open textbook grant program in the Fiscal Year 2018 omnibus appropriations bill unveiled today. This marks the first major investment by Congress explicitly in open educational resources (OER) as a solution…

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  • Call for Papers: 2018 ALI Scholarly Communication Librarianship Conference

    The Scholarly Communication Committee of the Academic Libraries of Indiana is pleased to announce a call for papers and panel presentations for the 2018 ALI Scholarly Communication Librarianship Conference. The conference will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the University Library at IUPUI in Indianapolis, Indiana. To date, this is the only annual…

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  • OA2020 Transformation Workshop | ICOLC

    This year at the International Coalition of Library Consortia conference in Detroit, there will be a post-conference workshop focused on Open Access on 4/18/2018. It's open to all in the academic library community: "This workshop provides participants with a clear understanding of the strategic and practical aspects of transitioning to open access, enabling them to…

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  • Announcing the Launch of our New Website | DPLA

    From DPLA: "The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is pleased to unveil its all-new redesigned website, now live at Created in collaboration with renowned design firm Postlight, DPLA’s new website is more user-centered than ever before, with a focus on the tools, resources, and information that matter most to DPLA researchers and learners…

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  • Presented to PALNI | Disciplinary Differences in Scholarly Communication: Awareness, Attitudes, and Practices

    We had an engaging and productive meeting of the PALNI Scholarly Communications Advisory Group last week . It kicked off with a very interesting talk presented by Jere Odell and Emily Dill, drawing on their research recently published in the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. Abstract here: "Access to scholarship in the health sciences…

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Vision: A Journal for Church and Theology

The most recent issue of Vision: A Journal for Church and Theology along with all back issues are now freely available on a new site at Now in its 19th year, Vision is published twice annually and aims to “encourage theological reflection by church leaders on the identity, mission, and practices of the church from... Read more »