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  • JLSC Board Editorial 2018 | Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication


    From Clement et al. via the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication: Abstract: The current scholarly communication landscape is populated by a variety of actors and powered by an ever-increasing array of complementary and competitive systems for the production, publication, and distribution of scholarship. Recent years have also seen increasing numbers of proposals to recast…

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  • College & Research Library News: Vol 79, No 6 (2018) | ACRL


    Lots of good scholarly communications material in the most recent issue of College & Research Library News. Of particular interest: 2018 top trends in academic libraries: A review of the trends and issues affecting academic libraries in higher education Collections as data: Implications for enclosure Who’s left out of the conversation: The problem of marginalizing…

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  • Library publishing services visualized | Library Publishing Coalition


    From Melanie Schlosser via the LPC Blog: "Have you ever asked yourself, “What do library publishers actually DO, and can I see it represented in the form of a word cloud?” If so, you’re in luck!" Read more and see the visual here: Source: Library publishing services visualized | Library Publishing Coalition

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  • What’s new in OA? | Unlocking Research


    From the Unlocking Research blog at Cambridge: "The world of Open Access moves fast and it can be difficult to keep up. We run regular updates for our community here at Cambridge and following a recent webinar, figured a blog about it might be a good idea too. Strap yourselves in, this is a bumpy ride."…

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  • Invitation to participate in online focus group on scholarly communication research agenda | K|N…


    From K|N Consultants about an ACRL-funded project to create a research agenda for scholarly communications: As part of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) initiative to develop an actionable research agenda on the research environment and scholarly communication, we are conducting several online focus groups to ensure in particular that members of underrepresented…

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  • Recording and Slides Available from the Hot Topics Series: The 2.5% Commitment: Investing in…


    From Carol Minton Morris at Duraspace: "Members of Duraspace are among leaders of institutions from all over the world who share a belief that our digital scientific and cultural heritage should be preserved and made accessible for future generations. Members of DuraSpace have been invited to become part of a conversation that aims to begin…

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  • Libraries Face a Future of Open Access - The Scholarly Kitchen


    From Joseph Esposito via the Scholarly Kitchen: "When librarians prepare for a negotiation, they now routinely reach for the muscle. At least that’s how I read the news about the Swedish library consortium and its dealings with Elsevier. If you have been too preoccupied with the Royal Wedding to pay attention to news coming out…

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  • Watch the livestream of the Library Publishing Forum | Library Publishing Coalition


    From the Library Publishing Coalition: For the second time, we will be livestreaming portions of the Library Publishing Forum (5/22-23)! You can see which sessions will be streamed on the Program Page (look for the little camera icon next to the presentation title). All streaming will be done via LPC’s Twitter account and will be…

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  • But what about copyright? | OCLC Distinguished Seminar Series


    OCLC presents this seminar from Melissa Levine, Lead Copyright Officer at the University of Michigan Library. You many join virtually or in-person at 11:00 am Eastern on Tuesday, May 22. As we think intentionally about issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, we recognize how free, open online collections make it possible for everyone to study primary…

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  • How OpenStax Books are Made | Blog - OpenStax


    From Anthony Palmiotto writing for the OpenStax Blog: Our editorial director describes the process, from author recruitment to review to publication.  “So how do you make these books?” We get this question almost every day. While we’re always happy to answer it, and value the resulting discussions and suggestions, we thought it would be helpful to…

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PALNI Joins the Open Textbook Network – PALSave: PALNI Affordable Learning

The Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI) recently joined the Open Textbook Network (OTN) in order to further its initiatives for affordable education and student success across the state. OTN maintains the Open Textbook Library, and is well known for helping organizations to advance the use of open textbooks and practices on their campuses. They’ve... Read more »