Yale University Library: Library provides new open access data repository for researchers

« Yale researchers in any discipline now have a new, easy-to-use option for publication of research data. As of October 1, … Continuer la lecture de « Yale University Library: Library provides new open access data repository for researchers »

Open Access Publishing with Cambridge University Press Begins September 19, 2019

« Earlier this year, we shared some exciting changes that will make it easier and more affordable for UC authors to … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access Publishing with Cambridge University Press Begins September 19, 2019 »

Yale University and Frontiers form open access publishing agreement

« (…) Yale University supports its researchers in making their research more widely available. As part of this support, Yale University … Continuer la lecture de « Yale University and Frontiers form open access publishing agreement »

MIT Press Embraces New Access Models to Fulfill Mission

« The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press was the first university press to sign an agreement with the Internet Archive … Continuer la lecture de « MIT Press Embraces New Access Models to Fulfill Mission »

Proceedings of the 25th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, August 4 – 8, 2019 – Anchorage, Alaska – USA

« The annual ACM SIGKDD Conference is the premier international forum for data mining researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and … Continuer la lecture de « Proceedings of the 25th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, August 4 – 8, 2019 – Anchorage, Alaska – USA »

Fact check: What you may have heard about the dispute between UC and Elsevier

« Whether you have received an email directly from Elsevier, or have been reading the news coverage since early July, you … Continuer la lecture de « Fact check: What you may have heard about the dispute between UC and Elsevier »

Use of the Journal Impact Factor in academic review, promotion, and tenure evaluations

« We analyzed how often and in what ways the Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is currently used in review, promotion, and … Continuer la lecture de « Use of the Journal Impact Factor in academic review, promotion, and tenure evaluations »

Apollo 11 : des archives pour revivre les premiers pas de l’homme sur la Lune

« Vidéos, photos, audio… Le cinquantième anniversaire de la mission Apollo 11 est l’occasion d’accéder à un important patrimoine documentaire consacré … Continuer la lecture de « Apollo 11 : des archives pour revivre les premiers pas de l’homme sur la Lune »

En quoi consiste le travail d’une Wikipédienne en résidence ?

« Durant mon séjour au Science History Institute à Philadelphie, j’ai travaillé pour la première fois avec une « wikipedienne en … Continuer la lecture de « En quoi consiste le travail d’une Wikipédienne en résidence ? »

Cornell Joins TOME Open Monograph Initiative as 15th University Member

« The following is a statement from the Association of American Universities, the Association of Research Libraries, and the Association of … Continuer la lecture de « Cornell Joins TOME Open Monograph Initiative as 15th University Member »

Update on open access and academic journal contracts: a presentation to the University of California Board of Regents’ Academic and Student Affairs Committee

« On July 17, 2019, Acting Provost and Vice Provost Susan Carlson, University Librarian and Chief Digital Scholarship Officer Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, … Continuer la lecture de « Update on open access and academic journal contracts: a presentation to the University of California Board of Regents’ Academic and Student Affairs Committee »

Education publisher Pearson to phase out print textbooks

« All of Pearson‘s 1,500 higher education textbooks in the U.S. will now be « digital first. » The company announced its big … Continuer la lecture de « Education publisher Pearson to phase out print textbooks »

The Stanford University Press Digital Publishing Initiative Receives $1.15 Million to Implement Phase 2 of the Program

« The three-year grant will help accelerate growth and ensure ongoing success of the digital publishing program A proposal to continue … Continuer la lecture de « The Stanford University Press Digital Publishing Initiative Receives $1.15 Million to Implement Phase 2 of the Program »

Harvard Data Science initiative Launches Harvard Data Science Review

« (…) Combining features of a premier research journal, a leading educational publication, and a popular magazine, HDSR leverages digital technologies … Continuer la lecture de « Harvard Data Science initiative Launches Harvard Data Science Review »

An introductory guide to the UC model transformative agreement

« Transformative open access agreements has recently come into use as an umbrella term for a type of comprehensive publisher agreement. … Continuer la lecture de « An introductory guide to the UC model transformative agreement »

Big Ten Academic Alliance Selects Reprints Desk As Document Delivery Provider for Member Libraries

« ENCINO, Calif., June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in providing cloud-based workflow solutions for R&D driven organizations, … Continuer la lecture de « Big Ten Academic Alliance Selects Reprints Desk As Document Delivery Provider for Member Libraries »

Ithaka S+R US Faculty Survey 2018

« (…) In this seventh triennial cycle, we surveyed a random sample of faculty within the United States on topics from … Continuer la lecture de « Ithaka S+R US Faculty Survey 2018 »

Open Access Publishing: New Evidence on Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors

« On Friday, Ithaka S+R released the latest cycle of our long-standing US Faculty Survey. This survey has tracked the changing … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access Publishing: New Evidence on Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors »

Gigantum and Ripeta Join the Digital Science Family

« We are proud to welcome two US-based startups to the Digital Science family of companies: automated reproducibility assessment tool, Ripeta, … Continuer la lecture de « Gigantum and Ripeta Join the Digital Science Family »

University of California terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research

« As a leader in the global movement toward open access to publicly funded research, the University of California is taking … Continuer la lecture de « University of California terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research »

UC San Diego Makes a Commitment to Open Access by Signing the OA2020 Expression of Interest

« The University of California San Diego has signed an Expression of Interest (EoI) to adopt the principles of Open Access … Continuer la lecture de « UC San Diego Makes a Commitment to Open Access by Signing the OA2020 Expression of Interest »

Une loi pour l’ouverture des données aux États-Unis

« (…) La loi donne aux organismes fédéraux l’obligation de publier toutes leurs informations sous forme de données ouvertes, dans des … Continuer la lecture de « Une loi pour l’ouverture des données aux États-Unis »

Academy, Library Leaders Identify Actions to Promote Open Scholarship in Social Sciences

« The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) gathered more than 30 leaders of scholarly … Continuer la lecture de « Academy, Library Leaders Identify Actions to Promote Open Scholarship in Social Sciences »

Harvard Library and MIT Libraries provide recommendations for Plan S implementation

« (…) Harvard Library and the MIT Libraries are committed to fostering a scholarly communications environment which advances the values of … Continuer la lecture de « Harvard Library and MIT Libraries provide recommendations for Plan S implementation »

Open Source for Open Access: The Editoria Story So Far

« In 2014, UC Press and the California Digital Library were awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to … Continuer la lecture de « Open Source for Open Access: The Editoria Story So Far »

Text Mining with the HathiTrust & Empowering Librarians to Support Digital Scholarships [video]

« Arm librarians with instructional content and tools in digital scholarships and digital humanities. Enable librarians to build foundations for digital … Continuer la lecture de « Text Mining with the HathiTrust & Empowering Librarians to Support Digital Scholarships [video] »

Wellcome and Gates join bold European open-access plan

« Two of the world’s largest biomedical research funders have backed a plan to make all papers resulting from work they … Continuer la lecture de « Wellcome and Gates join bold European open-access plan »

How Students Engage with News: Five Takeaways for Educators, Journalists, and Librarians

« The News Study research report presents findings about how a sample of U.S. college students gather information and engage with … Continuer la lecture de « How Students Engage with News: Five Takeaways for Educators, Journalists, and Librarians »

UK Data Service Portal is 500th eResource in eDesiderata

« CRL’s eDesiderata platform recently surpassed 500 electronic resource entries, all accessible to members to support informed decisions on electronic resources. … Continuer la lecture de « UK Data Service Portal is 500th eResource in eDesiderata »

EU open-access envoy urges foundations to join Plan S

« Charitable foundations that have helped to open up research must join the open-access publishing initiative Plan S to continue their … Continuer la lecture de « EU open-access envoy urges foundations to join Plan S »

Open Access at MIT and Beyond

« (…) This white paper is the first deliverable of the OA task force. Its goal is to give MIT students, … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access at MIT and Beyond »

American Chemical Society, Elsevier file copyright infringement suit against ResearchGate in U.S.

« Scientific publishers are extending their legal actions against networking site ResearchGate. In the latest move, the American Chemical Society and … Continuer la lecture de « American Chemical Society, Elsevier file copyright infringement suit against ResearchGate in U.S. »

Software Preservation Best Practices in Fair Use to Help Safeguard Cultural Record, Advance Research

« The new Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation provides clear guidance on the legality of archiving … Continuer la lecture de « Software Preservation Best Practices in Fair Use to Help Safeguard Cultural Record, Advance Research »

HathiTrust Research Center Extends Non-Consumptive Research Tools to Copyrighted Materials: Expanding Research through Fair Use

« HathiTrust has reached a tremendous milestone in the history of HathiTrust and the HathiTrust Research Center’s services. Since 2011, HTRC … Continuer la lecture de « HathiTrust Research Center Extends Non-Consumptive Research Tools to Copyrighted Materials: Expanding Research through Fair Use »

How information about library collections represents a treasure trove for research in the humanities and social sciences

« WorldCat, an aggregate database of library catalogues worldwide, was primarily set up to aid libraries in carrying out their work … Continuer la lecture de « How information about library collections represents a treasure trove for research in the humanities and social sciences »

BioOne announces nonprofit platform partnership with SPIE

« BioOne (about.BioOne.org), the nonprofit publisher of more than 200 journals from 150 scientific societies and independent presses, today has announced the … Continuer la lecture de « BioOne announces nonprofit platform partnership with SPIE »

How are we Measuring Up? Evaluating Research Data Services in Academic Libraries

« In the years since the emergence of federal funding agency data management and sharing requirements (http://datasharing.sparcopen.org/data), research data services (RDS) … Continuer la lecture de « How are we Measuring Up? Evaluating Research Data Services in Academic Libraries »

Scholarly Communication Librarians’ Relationship with Research Impact Indicators: An Analysis of a National Survey of Academic Librarians in the United States

« Academic librarians, especially in the field of scholarly communication, are often expected to understand and engage with research impact indicators. … Continuer la lecture de « Scholarly Communication Librarians’ Relationship with Research Impact Indicators: An Analysis of a National Survey of Academic Librarians in the United States »

Etats-Unis : Foster Introduces Legislation to Improve Government Access to Scientific Information

« Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced H.R. 6501, the Well-Informed, Scientific, and Efficient (WISE) Government Act. The WISE Government Act … Continuer la lecture de « Etats-Unis : Foster Introduces Legislation to Improve Government Access to Scientific Information »

Library Publishing Forum 2018 | May 21-23 | Minneapolis, Minnesota [Slides and videos]

« The Library Publishing Forum is an annual conference bringing together representatives from libraries engaged in (or considering) publishing initiatives to … Continuer la lecture de « Library Publishing Forum 2018 | May 21-23 | Minneapolis, Minnesota [Slides and videos] »

Developments in Open Science

« Yesterday, the US National Academies announced publication of a new report called “Open Science by Design: Realizing a Vision for … Continuer la lecture de « Developments in Open Science »

Adéquation de la protection assurée par le bouclier de protection des données UE–États-Unis

« Résolution du Parlement européen du 5 juillet 2018 sur l’adéquation de la protection assurée par le bouclier de protection des … Continuer la lecture de « Adéquation de la protection assurée par le bouclier de protection des données UE–États-Unis »

A Conceptual Enterprise Framework for Managing Scientific Data Stewardship

« Scientific data stewardship is an important part of long-term preservation and the use/reuse of digital research data. It is critical … Continuer la lecture de « A Conceptual Enterprise Framework for Managing Scientific Data Stewardship »

OCLC awarded Mellon Foundation grant to register library retention commitments for print serials in WorldCat

« OCLC, working closely with the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), has been awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to … Continuer la lecture de « OCLC awarded Mellon Foundation grant to register library retention commitments for print serials in WorldCat »

American Chemical Society partners with leading Societies to support ChemRxiv™

« The American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced its partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry and the German Chemical Society … Continuer la lecture de « American Chemical Society partners with leading Societies to support ChemRxiv™ »

University of California Libraries: Scholarly Communication: Pathways to Open Access

« Scholarly communication has become expensive, restrictive, and increasingly falls short of realizing its full potential to make scholarly information broadly … Continuer la lecture de « University of California Libraries: Scholarly Communication: Pathways to Open Access »

1,7 million d’images historiques accessibles gratuitement

« Grande nouvelle : 1,7 million d’images historiques numérisées sont désormais accessibles et librement utilisables. The Newberry Library vient de réviser de … Continuer la lecture de « 1,7 million d’images historiques accessibles gratuitement »

Charleston Conference 2017 ‘What’s past is prologue »

« (…) La 37e édition de la Charleston Conference – Issues in book and serial acquisition a eu lieu dans la … Continuer la lecture de « Charleston Conference 2017 ‘What’s past is prologue » »

Press Release: Library Groups Announce Partnership to Establish ORCID US Community

« LYRASIS, a member-based nonprofit organization serving libraries, archives, and museums, is proud to announce a partnership with the NorthEast Research … Continuer la lecture de « Press Release: Library Groups Announce Partnership to Establish ORCID US Community »

The National Gallery of Art Releases Over 45,000 Digitized Works of Art as Free Downloads

« (…) Among the amazing collections, you’ll find high-resolution images of Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait from 1889, ancient folklore scenes by Giovanni … Continuer la lecture de « The National Gallery of Art Releases Over 45,000 Digitized Works of Art as Free Downloads »

OverDrive, la neutralité du net et l’avenir des bibliothèques

« (…) Les bibliothèques sont confrontées aux pratiques culturelles numériques des individus sans être en capacité de répondre aux attentes et … Continuer la lecture de « OverDrive, la neutralité du net et l’avenir des bibliothèques »

North American Libraries Struggle to Meet Demand for non-English Language Research Materials

« Academic libraries are struggling to meet a rising demand for non-English language content, according to new survey results published by … Continuer la lecture de « North American Libraries Struggle to Meet Demand for non-English Language Research Materials »

Etats-Unis : AAU-APLU Public Access Working Group Report and Recommendations (.pdf)

« In this era of open scholarship, greater access to research findings and data, especially when grounded  in the FAIR principles … Continuer la lecture de « Etats-Unis : AAU-APLU Public Access Working Group Report and Recommendations (.pdf) »

Scholarly Publishers Join Forces to Launch Scientific Society Publisher Alliance (SSPA)

« A group of prestigious not-for-profit scientific membership societies today announced the launch of the Scientific Society Publisher Alliance (SSPA) (byscientistsforscience.org), … Continuer la lecture de « Scholarly Publishers Join Forces to Launch Scientific Society Publisher Alliance (SSPA) »

SPEC Kit 357: Libraries, Presses, and Publishing (November 2017)

« This SPEC Kit gathers information on the breadth of practice taking place at the intersection of research libraries, presses, and … Continuer la lecture de « SPEC Kit 357: Libraries, Presses, and Publishing (November 2017) »

Etats-Unis : Court demands that search engines and internet service providers block Sci-Hub

« The American Chemical Society (ACS) has won a lawsuit it filed in June against Sci-Hub, a website providing illicit free … Continuer la lecture de « Etats-Unis : Court demands that search engines and internet service providers block Sci-Hub »