Archive for the 'ARL Libraries' Category

"MSU Libraries and De Gruyter Sign Agreement to Provide Open Access Publishing for MSU Authors"

Posted in ARL Libraries, License Agreements/Contracts, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on February 19th, 2020

https://blogs.lib.msu.edu/news-msu-libraries/2020/feb/msu-libraries-and-de-gruyter-sign-agreement-provide-open-access

University of Toronto Libraries: "Where Do We Go From Here: A Review of Technology Solutions for Providing Access to Digital Collections"

Posted in ARL Libraries, Digital Archives and Special Collections, Digital Repositories, Open Source Software, Research Libraries on February 18th, 2020

https://journal.code4lib.org/articles/15000

"How UC Is Working to Expand Open Access to Its Research"

Posted in ARL Libraries, License Agreements/Contracts, Open Access, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Journals on January 31st, 2020

https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/how-uc-working-expand-open-access-its-research

Open Science Framework: "UBC Leads the Way as First Canadian Institutional OSF Member"

Posted in ARL Libraries, Data Curation, Open Data, and Research Data Management, Digital Curation & Digital Preservation, E-Prints, Open Science, Research Libraries, Self-Archiving on January 30th, 2020

https://cos.io/blog/ubc-leads-way-first-canadian-institutional-osf-member/

Survey of ARL Academic Members: "Data Sharing Readiness in Academic Institutions"

Posted in ARL Libraries, Data Curation, Open Data, and Research Data Management, Digital Curation & Digital Preservation, Research Libraries on January 29th, 2020

https://datacurationnetwork.org/data-sharing-readiness-in-academic-institutions/

"California to Resume Elsevier Talks after Signing Deals Elsewhere"

Posted in ARL Libraries, License Agreements/Contracts, Open Access, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Journals on January 27th, 2020

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/california-resume-elsevier-talks-after-signing-deals-elsewhere

"Statement from the UC Libraries in support of MIT’s Framework for Publisher Contracts"

Posted in ARL Libraries, License Agreements/Contracts, Open Access, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Journals on December 18th, 2019

https://osc.universityofcalifornia.edu/2019/12/uc-libraries-support-mit-framework/

"From Meow to ROAR: Expanding Open Access Repository Services at the University of Houston Libraries"

Posted in ARL Libraries, E-Prints, Institutional Repositories, Open Access, Research Libraries, Self-Archiving, Texas Academic Libraries on December 18th, 2019

https://doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.2309

Vice Provost and University Librarian at University of Oregon

Posted in ARL Libraries on December 18th, 2019

https://www.arl.org/jobs/job-listings/a0I0W00000Y3tMOUAZ/

"Lisa German Named University Librarian and Dean of Libraries for University of Minnesota"

Posted in ARL Libraries, People in the News on December 16th, 2019

https://www.arl.org/news/lisa-german-named-university-librarian-and-dean-of-libraries-for-university-of-minnesota/

"Clement Guthro Appointed University Librarian for University of Hawai’i at M?noa"

Posted in ARL Libraries, People in the News on December 16th, 2019

https://www.arl.org/news/clement-guthro-appointed-university-librarian-for-university-of-hawai%ca%bbi-at-manoa/

Dean of University Libraries at University of Oklahoma

Posted in ARL Libraries on December 13th, 2019

https://www.arl.org/jobs/job-listings/a0I0W00000Y3lKQUAZ/

"Iowa State University Library Launches Open Access Digital Press"

Posted in ARL Libraries, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Books, Scholarly Journals, University Presses on December 12th, 2019

https://www.lib.iastate.edu/news/iowa-state-university-library-launches-open-access-digital-press

Will SUNY “Follow the Lead of UC”?: "Resolution: Support for SUNY Negotiations for a Fair and Reasonable Contract with Elsevier"

Posted in ARL Libraries, License Agreements/Contracts, Open Access, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Journals, Serials Crisis on November 13th, 2019

https://t.co/2ar7VlxFMD

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that UFS recommends and requests that if Elsevier does not negotiate a contract that is deemed fair and reasonable by SUNY negotiators, the Chancellor direct the SUNY negotiators to follow the lead of UC and the aforementioned European universities and not enter into a new contract with Elsevier, and instead pursue alternative means with campus presidents to access scholarly works that are critical to the learning, teaching, and research of the SUNY community;

University of Toronto Data Analysis: "Understanding and Measuring E-Book Packages: Print Purchasing Patterns and Book Usage"

Posted in ARL Libraries, E-Books, Electronic Resources, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Books on November 13th, 2019

https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2033&context=charleston

"ARL Supports MIT Framework for Publisher Contracts"

Posted in ARL Libraries, License Agreements/Contracts, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on November 8th, 2019

https://www.arl.org/news/arl-supports-mit-framework-for-publisher-contracts/

University of Virginia: Hyku Open Source Institutional Repository Development Partnership Awarded $1M Arcadia Grant to Improve Open Scholarship Infrastructure

Posted in ARL Libraries, Digital Repositories, Grants, Institutional Repositories, Open Source Software on October 18th, 2019

https://news.library.virginia.edu/2019/10/15/hyku-open-source-institutional-repository-development-partnership-awarded-1m-arcadia-grant-to-improve-open-scholarship-infrastructure/

ARL:Proceedings of the 2018 Library Assessment Conference

Posted in ARL Libraries, Digital Libraries, Research Libraries on October 18th, 2019

ARL has released "Proceedings of the 2018 Library Assessment Conference."

Here's an excerpt:

These proceedings, arranged by themed sessions, comprise 80 papers representing the diversity of assessment efforts, including value and impact, space, methods and tools, digital libraries, and non-traditional users.

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Recommendations of the Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to MIT’s Research

Posted in ARL Libraries, Open Access, Publishing, Reports and White Papers, Scholarly Journals, Self-Archiving on October 18th, 2019

MIT has released "Recommendations of the Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to MIT's Research."

Here's an excerpt:

The recommendations include ratifying an Institute-wide set of principles for open science and open scholarship, which affirm MIT's larger commitment to the idea that scholarship and its dissemination should remain in the hands of researchers and their institutions. The MIT Libraries are working with the task force and the Committee on the Library System to develop a framework for negotiations with publishers based on these principles.

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Penn State: "Dean of University Libraries Barbara Dewey to Retire August 2020"

Posted in ARL Libraries, People in the News, Research Libraries on October 15th, 2019

https://news.psu.edu/story/592815/2019/10/13/academics/dean-university-libraries-barbara-dewey-retire-august-2020

"Karen Estlund Appointed Dean of Colorado State University Libraries"

Posted in ARL Libraries, People in the News on October 9th, 2019

https://www.arl.org/news/karen-estlund-appointed-dean-of-colorado-state-university-libraries/

Will ACRL Do the Same? "Statement: ARL Supports University of California Libraries’ Commitment to Barrier-Free Access to Information"

Posted in ARL Libraries, Open Access, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Journals on October 1st, 2019

https://www.arl.org/news/statement-arl-supports-university-of-california-libraries-commitment-to-barrier-free-access-to-information/

"ARL Board of Directors 2019–2020 Elected by ARL Membership"

Posted in ARL Libraries, Research Libraries on September 27th, 2019

https://www.arl.org/news/arl-board-of-directors-2019-2020-elected-by-arl-membership/

"Quality Control for Media Digitization Projects"

Posted in ARL Libraries, Digital Media, Digitization, Research Libraries on September 23rd, 2019

Michael Casey has published "Quality Control for Media Digitization Projects" in the Journal of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives.

Here's an excerpt:

his article defines types of quality control and explores risk management strategies that are broadly applicable to any organization engaged in media digitization for long-term preservation. It uses the quality control system for audio and video digitization that was developed by Indiana University’s Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative to provide examples and illustrations of these ideas.

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Paywall Article: "Core Metadata Element Recommendations for Institutional Repositories at Texas A&M University Libraries"

Posted in ARL Libraries, Institutional Repositories, Metadata, Research Libraries on September 20th, 2019

https://doi.org/10.1080/19386389.2019.1651499


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