American Libraries journal turns article into Gale advertisement and the writers want you to know the truth.
Sorry, I couldn’t help myself. Please accept this ridiculous post as payment for the linkbait title. The Technology and Learning blog at Inside Higher Ed, has a post “Don’t Trust Tech Bloggers,” which comes across as fairly absolute. The writer received a pitch from a company. If he writes about their product and if that piece produces… Read more »
“It’s History, Not A Viral Feed” written by Sarah Werner and published on her blog Wynken De Worde.
From Wired UK “Elsevier clamps down on academics posting their own papers online,” written by Olivia Solon.
“More on the AHA, ETDs and Libraries,” written by Kevin Smith and published on Scholarly Communications @ Duke.
Written by Rick Anderson and published by The Scholarly Kitchen.
New York Times opinion piece.
For a wonderful blog post that details one writer’s experience navigating the world of scholarly publishing, please read “Proof” by Micah Vandegrift. You can also read open-access versions of the articles that were printed in the Journal of Library Administration‘s Special Issue: Digitial Humanities in Libraries – New Models For Scholarly Engagement, if you don’t… Read more »
Build it. Publish it. Share it. Invite scholars to build upon it. Anvil Academic’s first publishing venture is the Built Upon series. The “series encourages authors to investigate and invigorate pre-existing digital tools and collections in developing their own scholarly arguments or pedagogical projects.” Digital projects suffer from lack of attention and being lost in… Read more »
If you are a librarian, you may be aware that it’s Open Access Week. If you are a faculty member, you may have heard the term open access spoken to you by a librarian. Think back. It’s there. It may also be muddled with something like journal subscriptions. Bundling. The big deal. If you’ve interacted… Read more »