Taking the Temperature on Open Access Among UC Berkeley Faculty | Ithaka S+R

"To promote a publishing ecosystem where the impact of research can be maximized by removing readership barriers, the UC Berkeley Library is making many efforts to push for open access publishing, including signing the OA2020 Expression of Interest and terminating our Elsevier journal subscriptions. But what are our faculty’s opinions on these...

2019 Scholarly Communications Research Grant Recipients Announced – ACRL Insider

"ACRL is pleased to announce the recipients of its Scholarly Communications Research Grants in 2019. These grants of up to $5,000 each support new research that will contribute to more inclusive systems of scholarly communications in areas suggested by the 2019 report Open and Equitable Scholarly Communications: Creating a More Inclusive Future (available for download or purchase)....

Internal Collaboration: Using the IR to Build a Promotion and Tenure Package

"At Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, world-class experts conduct cutting-edge air and space research, and the Library works diligently to capture and share all the unique work through their institutional repository. When the Chief Information Officer asked library staff for help creating a Promotion and Tenure tool to better serve faculty looking...

Open Access Service Manager – Job Opportunities – University of Cambridge

"The Open Access Service in the Office of Scholarly Communication processes several hundred articles per month into Apollo, the University repository www.repository.cam.ac.uk. The repository holds over 200,000 items and stores, disseminates and preserves in the long-term the broader intellectual output of the university in digital formats, including databases, multi-media files, e-science...

Unbridgeable differences at an art journal – horizons

The editors of the journal ‘Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte’ are resigning at the end of 2019. Following a dispute with their publisher over the name, they will now be setting up a new journal. Source: Unbridgeable differences at an art journal - horizons

Position in Arabic Studies and/or Islamic Studies

Department: Arabic & Translation Studies Institution: American University of Sharjah The Department of Arabic and Translation Studies at American University of Sharjah invites applications for a faculty position in Arabic and/or Islamic studies at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin in Fall 2020, subject to budgetary approval....

Proposed schema changes – have your say

The first version of our metadata input schema (a DTD, to be specific) was created in 1999 to capture basic bibliographic information and facilitate matching DOIs to citations. Over the past 20 years the bibliographic metadata we collect has deepened, and we’ve expanded our schema to include funding information, license,...

Program Director and Professor–BA/BS in Health Studies

Department: Health Studies Institution: University of the Pacific The College of the Pacific in the University of the Pacific invites applications for an inaugural director of the new Health Studies Program, an interdisciplinary undergraduate program offering both a BA and a BS in Health Studies, beginning in August of 2020....

Assistant Professor – Animation

Department: Art Institution: California State University, Northridge Department: Art Faculty Hire Number: 20-49 Effective Date of Appointment: August 19, 2020 (Subject to Budgetary Approval) Rank: Assistant Professor - Animation Salary: Dependent upon qualifications CSUN’s Commitment to You: CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. As...

SCOSS | Second Funding Cycle

"Three Open Science infrastructure services have been vetted by SCOSS and selected for our second funding cycle: the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) and the Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN), the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) and OpenCitations...." Source: SCOSS | Second Funding Cycle

Tenure-Track Comparative Global Studies & Political Economy in Education

Department: Education Studies Institution: DePauw University The Education Studies Department at DePauw University invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in Comparative Global Studies & Political Economy to begin in August 2020. Open to all areas of Comparative Global Studies & Political Economy in Education. A completed Ph.D. in...

Blog – Europe PMC: The new Europe PMC is here

"It’s time to embrace change. Today Europe PMC proudly unveils a new website, packed with useful features. The improved Europe PMC offers a better search and reading experience, as well as better access to data...." Source: Blog - Europe PMC: The new Europe PMC is here

Southeastern Resource Sharing and Scholarly Communication Conference

"Meet colleagues from across the Southeast and discuss ways to strengthen regional resource sharing and scholarly communication in all its aspects and among all types of libraries. We'll cover interlibrary loan, document delivery, copyright, open access and education, consortial borrowing, regional and institutional repositories, shared collections, digital publishing, and more....

No Quality Without Equity

In October 2019, I attended a three-day workshop on Driving Institutional Change for Research Assessment Reform jointly convened by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) on the beautiful HHMI campus in Chevy Chase, Maryland. My time with the 60 or so participants in the workshop, which included researchers, librarians, administrators,...

DOAB and OAPEN jointly selected for second funding cycle SCOSS | OAPEN

DOAB and OAPEN jointly selected for  second funding cycle SCOSS The Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS) has selected OAPEN and DOAB for its second funding cycle.  SCOSS is appealing to institutions invested in Open Access and Open Science - academic institutions and their libraries, research institutes, funding...

Hacking Diversity | Princeton University Press

"Hacking, as a mode of technical and cultural production, is commonly celebrated for its extraordinary freedoms of creation and circulation. Yet surprisingly few women participate in it: rates of involvement by technologically skilled women are drastically lower in hacking communities than in industry and academia. Hacking Diversity investigates the activists engaged in...

Frontiers | Opportunities in Open Science With AI | Big Data

"This article examines the current trends and elaborates the future potentials of AI in its role for making science more open and accessible. Based on the experience derived from a research project called Microsoft Academic, the advocates have reasons to be optimistic about the future of open science as the...

Improved EPrints plugin for receiving Publications Router feeds into RIOXX | Jisc scholarly communications

"A new EPrints plugin is now available that improves the way Jisc’s Publications Router service populates your RIOXX-enabled EPrints repository, reducing the need for manual editing. This new version replaces an earlier plugin. We’re here to support you in installing and using it – more details below.... The new version makes the following further...

An Open Letter to MDPI publishing | Dan Brockington

"Dear MDPI,   Your journal publications have grown dramatically, and quite extraordinarily. But there are sceptics who suggest that this reflects low standards and distorting financial incentives. I was one of them. To prove my views I explored trends in publications of 140 journals for which data were available from...