Scholarly Communications

Jane on July 4th, 2012

The UK Joint Information Systems Committee and the British Library have just released a major (17,00 student) study of the behaviors and beliefs of “Generation Y” (eg born 1983-1992) doctoral students involving social media, information access, and related matters. The entire report is interesting and I recommend you check out the following tables and figures: […]

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This webcast will focus on information on article level metrics with Jennifer Lin. Building New Measures for Impact: Article Level Metrics Thursday, July 12, 2012 4:30 – 5:30PM CEST Registration is free, but required. RSVP by July 9th. In March 2009, the Public Library of Science (PLoS) became the first publisher to track transparent and […]

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Jane on April 24th, 2012

The Scholarly Communication program in the Center for Digital Scholarship has launched a new web site, Open Access@KU: http://openaccess.ku.edu. The web site contains information about open access efforts at KU and around the world. Awesome!

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Provosts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Indiana University, University of Iowa, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, University of Minnesota, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, and University of Wisconsin at Madison take a stand on Open Access. Read more: at Inside Higher Ed

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Three years after the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy was established, monthly downloads from the collection of articles made available under the Policy continue to grow, reaching a new high of 30,000 in February 2012. http://libraries.mit.edu/sites/news/three-years-downloads/8015/

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