Elsevier and CSU: "Sac State and CSU Renegotiating Contract with ScienceDirect Database Provider"

Posted in License Agreements/Contracts, Open Access, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Journals on December 13th, 2019

https://statehornet.com/2019/12/sac-state-and-csu-renegotiating-contract-with-sciencedirect-database-provider/

Background: https://www.csulb.edu/university-library/article/csu-elsevier-negotiations

Cloud-Based Servers + Software/Data Carpentry: Systems Analyst at Oklahoma State University

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on December 13th, 2019

https://okstate.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=8&id=7619

A Consensus Definition Reached for Biomedical Sciences: "Predatory Journals: No Definition, No Defence"

Posted in Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on December 13th, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-03759-y

Dean of University Libraries at University of Oklahoma

Posted in ARL Libraries on December 13th, 2019

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

"Leaked Dutch Contract with Elsevier Raises Significant Alarm Bells "

Posted in License Agreements/Contracts, Open Access, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Journals on December 13th, 2019

https://sparcopen.org/news/2019/leaked-dutch-contract-with-elsevier-raises-significant-alarm-bells/

Paywall Article: "From Information, to Data, to Knowledge—Digital Scholarship Centers: An Emerging Transdisciplinary Digital Knowledge and Research Methods Integrator in Academic and Research Libraries "

Posted in Research Libraries, Scholarly Communication on December 12th, 2019

https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0340035219885145

"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

Who Did What? "Elsevier Expands Credit Approach to Authorship"

Posted in Publishing, Scholarly Journals on December 12th, 2019

https://www.elsevier.com/about/press-releases/corporate/elsevier-expands-credit-approach-to-authorship

Paywall Article: "Documenting Georeferenced Social Science Survey Data: Limits of Metadata Standards and Possible Solutions"

Posted in Data Curation, Open Data, and Research Data Management, Digital Curation & Digital Preservation, Metadata on December 12th, 2019

https://doi.org/10.1080/15420353.2019.1659903

"Scholarly Publishing Literacy at the University of South Florida Libraries: From Advising to Active Involvement"

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

http://doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.2310

Digital Art: August and September’s Oil Paintings, Oil Pastel Drawings, Oil Sticks Paintings, and Pastel Drawings

Posted in Digital Art on December 12th, 2019

In August and September, I transformed public domain photos into oil paintings, oil pastel drawings, oil sticks paintings, and pastel drawings using a variety of specialized Photoshop plug-ins. Full-size download images and descriptions of the processing steps involved are freely available on Flickr. The images are available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Digital Oil Painting of Logan Pass

Digital Pastel Drawing of the Middle Fork of the Flathead River

Digital Oil Painting of Fog on the Flathead River

Digital Oil Painting of Joshua Trees in the Mojave Desert

Digital Oil Painting of the Regal Glacier

Digital Pastel Drawing of Walter Peak

Digital Pastel Drawing of Mist on Mountains in Xiding

Digital Oil Sticks Painting of Mountains Near Banff

Charles W. Bailey, Jr., Digital Artist | List of All Artworks

Library Software Development Manager at Penn State University

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on December 12th, 2019

https://psu.jobs/job/92492

"Attitudes of North American Academics toward Open Access Scholarly Journals"

Posted in Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on December 12th, 2019

https://preprint.press.jhu.edu/portal/sites/ajm/files/20.1dalton.pdf

Center for Digital Humanities/University Library: Research Software Developer at Princeton University

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on December 12th, 2019

https://cdh.princeton.edu/updates/2019/12/06/research-software-developer-job-opening/

Copyright: Making Sense of the Termination Right: How the System Fails Artists and How to Fix It

Posted in Copyright, Reports and White Papers on December 12th, 2019

https://www.publicknowledge.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Making-Sense-of-the-Termination-Right-1.pdf

Overview: https://www.publicknowledge.org/blog/its-time-to-pull-back-the-curtain-on-the-termination-right/

Paywall Article: "The Impact of Web-Scale Discovery on the Use of Electronic Resources"

Posted in Electronic Resources, ERM/Discovery Systems, Research Libraries on December 11th, 2019

https://doi.org/10.1080/00987913.2019.1695343

"NIH to Host Informational Webinar on the Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental Draft Guidance on Dec. 16"

Posted in Data Curation, Open Data, and Research Data Management, Legislation and Government Regulation, Open Access on December 11th, 2019

https://datascience.nih.gov/news/nih-to-host-webinar-dec-16

"France, as Promised, Is First out of the Gate with Its Awful Copyright Directive Law: Ignores Requirements for User Protections"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars, Legislation and Government Regulation on December 11th, 2019

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20191208/19151943526/france-as-promised-is-first-out-gate-with-awful-copyright-directive-law-ignores-requirements-user-protections.shtml

Research Data Librarian at University of Birmingham

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on December 11th, 2019

https://bham.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?job=190005TD&tz=GMT%2B00%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FLondon

Open Source: "Making It Easier to Be Open: Johns Hopkins Engineers Innovative Platform for Repositories"

Posted in Digital Repositories, Institutional Repositories, Open Access, Open Source Software, Publishing, Scholarly Books, Scholarly Journals, Self-Archiving on December 11th, 2019

https://sparcopen.org/news/2019/making-it-easier-to-be-open-johns-hopkins-engineers-innovative-platform-for-repositories/

Source code: https://github.com/OA-PASS

Get Full Text Research: "Why are Librarians Concerned about GetFTR?"

Posted in Scholarly Communication on December 11th, 2019

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2019/12/10/why-are-librarians-concerned-about-getftr/

Director of the Library at Amherst College

Posted in Libraries on December 11th, 2019

https://www.amherst.edu/system/files/Director%2520of%2520the%2520Library.pdf

Senior Digital Scholarship Developer at Northeastern University

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on December 11th, 2019

https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/502300/senior-digital-scholarship-developer

"A Discussion of Value Metrics for Data Repositories in Earth and Environmental Sciences"

Posted in Data Curation, Open Data, and Research Data Management, Digital Curation & Digital Preservation, Digital Repositories, Scholarly Metrics on December 11th, 2019

http://doi.org/10.5334/dsj-2019-058

"The Library Of Congress Terms and Conditions for License of Electronic Resources"

Posted in License Agreements/Contracts, Research Libraries on December 10th, 2019

https://www.loc.gov/acq/devpol/lc-model-license.pdf


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