PLOS: "Open Access 2019: A Year of Momentum on the Subscription Off-Ramp"

Posted in License Agreements/Contracts, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on February 3rd, 2020

https://blogs.plos.org/absolutely-maybe/2020/01/31/open-access-2019-a-year-of-momentum-on-the-subscription-off-ramp/

Data Services Librarian for the Sciences at Harvard University

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on February 3rd, 2020

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25240&siteid=5341&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=1507705&codes=IND#jobDetails=1507705_5341

Christine L. Borgman: "Whose Text, Whose Mining, and to Whose Benefit?"

Posted in Copyright, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals, Text and Data Mining on February 3rd, 2020

https://escholarship.org/uc/item/3682b9j6

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act: "What Happens If the Internet’s Most Important Law Disappears?"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation on January 31st, 2020

https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/31/s230-repeal/

Open Research Data Commitment: "University Networks Sign ‘Sorbonne Declaration’ on Research Data Rights"

Posted in Data Curation, Open Data, and Research Data Management, Digital Curation & Digital Preservation, Open Access, Open Science on January 31st, 2020

https://era.gv.at/mobile/news/5140

"Peer Review and Preprint Policies Are Unclear at Most Major Journals"

Posted in E-Prints, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals, Self-Archiving on January 31st, 2020

https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.01.24.918995

"Artificial Intelligence-Created Medicine to Be Used on Humans for First Time"

Posted in Artificial Intelligence/Robots on January 31st, 2020

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-51315462

Supports OA Transformative Agreements: "Copyright Clearance Center Adds ‘Touch-Free Workflow to RightsLink for Scientific Communications"

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

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200130005010/en/Copyright-Clearance-Center-Adds-%E2%80%98Touch-Free%E2%80%99-Workflow-RightsLink%C2%AE/

Web Content Developer at University of Nevada, Reno

Posted in Library IT Jobs on January 31st, 2020

https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno—Main-Campus/Web-Content-Developer_R0120007

Chief Officers of State Library Agencies: "Position Statement on Controlled Digital Lending by Libraries endorsed by COSLA"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Rights Management, E-Books, Libraries, Publishing on January 31st, 2020

https://www.cosla.org/News/ArtMID/473/ArticleID/40/Position-Statement-on-Controlled-Digital-Lending-by-Libraries-endorsed-by-COSLA

Manager, Library Software Engineering at Harvard University

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on January 31st, 2020

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25240&siteid=5341#jobDetails=1507425_5341

"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/

OA Book Platform from Knowledge Unlatched: "Open Research Library Launches, Aiming to Bring Together Open Access Content in One Platform"

Posted in Digital Repositories, E-Books, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Books on January 30th, 2020

http://www.stm-publishing.com/open-research-library-launches-aiming-to-bring-together-open-access-content-in-one-platform/

"Photographs of Public Domain Paintings: How, If at All, Should We Protect Them?"

Posted in Copyright on January 30th, 2020

https://ssrn.com/abstract=2070831

Tocker Open Education Librarian at University of Texas at Austin

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on January 30th, 2020

https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UTstaff/job/UT-MAIN-CAMPUS/Tocker-Open-Education-Librarian–Assistant-Librarian-_R_00007696

EE, CS, and Related Technologies: "IEEE Introduces TechRxiv, a New Preprint Server for Unpublished Research"

Posted in Digital Repositories, Disciplinary Archives, E-Prints, Open Access, Self-Archiving on January 30th, 2020

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ieee-introduces-techrxiv-a-new-preprint-server-for-unpublished-research-300992982.html

Applications Development Manager at Louisiana State University

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on January 30th, 2020

https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/LSU/job/LSU—Baton-Rouge/Applications-Development-Manager_R00043595-1

"Integrating Digital Stewardship into Library Instruction: An Argument for Student (and Librarian) Success"

Posted in Data Curation, Open Data, and Research Data Management, Digital Curation & Digital Preservation on January 30th, 2020

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2019.102099

E-Book Embargo: "Macmillan CEO Talks to Librarians at ALA Midwinter"

Posted in E-Books, Publishing on January 29th, 2020

http://newsbreaks.infotoday.com/Spotlight/Macmillan-CEO-Talks-to-Librarians-at-ALA-Midwinter-136267.asp

See also "ALA Midwinter 2020: Macmillan CEO John Sargent, Librarians Spar Over E-book Embargo": https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/82261-ala-midwinter-2020-macmillan-ceo-john-sargent-librarians-spar-over-e-book-embargo.html

"Facebook’s New Privacy Tool Lets You Manage How You’re Tracked across the Web"

Posted in Privacy on January 29th, 2020

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-rolls-out-privacy-tool-to-manage-how-youre-tracked-across-the-web/

Paywall Article: " Scope of Work, Roles, and Responsibilities for Academic Librarians: Tenure-Track vs. Non-Tenure-Track Professionals "

Posted in Research Libraries on January 29th, 2020

https://muse.jhu.edu/article/746748/summary

Unit and Frontiers: "Major Boost to Open Access Publishing as Norway Signs New National Agreement"

Posted in License Agreements/Contracts, Open Access, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Journals on January 29th, 2020

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-01/f-mbt012820.php

Paywall Article: "The Work of Art in the Age of Digital Fragility"

Posted in Digital Curation & Digital Preservation on January 29th, 2020

https://doi.org/10.1215/08992363-7816365

Systems & Discovery Librarian at Hampshire College

Posted in Library IT Jobs on January 29th, 2020

https://jobs.hampshire.edu/index.cgi?JA_m=JASDET&JA_s=846


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