Posts Tagged: Open Access


How to Negotiate Your Scholarly Publishing Contract

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 »


The Shadow Library

In talking about libraries this week, one topic that keeps coming up is the cost of journals and access to them. What isn’t discussed is how users navigate these blockades. High quality research doesn’t occur in a vacuum. It’s informed by prior research. When a faculty member, researcher, or student is unable to access information… Read more »


Open Access Explained

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 »