Researchers from Swedish universities are looking at the impact of cancelling Elsevier contracts.
Consequences of Sweden Cancelling Elsevier : a presentation at the LIBER 2019 conference (June 27, 2019) by […]
UC Berkeley Library just announced the recent publication of an #OER #opentextbook resulting from their @UCBerkekyLib faculty grant program. The library used @pressbooks as a platform for “Interpreting Love […]
Allegra Swift wrote a new post, Open Access Tipping Point Public Forum Livestreaming!, on the site CONDUIT 4 weeks, 1 day ago
From the University of California’s Office of Scholarly Communication announcement:
The University of California (UC) will be hosting an Open Access Tipping Point Public Forum in Washington, DC on August 29th […]
The groups opposing the merger of Cengage and McGraw-Hill are growing. Textbook authors and SPARC, a “global coalition committed to making Open the default for research and education,” have joined a coalition of […]
Today (August 2, 2019), the UC negotiating team issued a fact-check of Elsevier’s claims in their multi-pronged messaging campaign.
Understand the reasons behind the UC’s efforts to ensure access to research […]
The U.S. PIRG group, consumer and antitrust groups, and SPARC are submitting letters to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to protest the merger of Cengage and McGraw-Hill, two of the largest textbook […]
Due to a new (announced July 10, 2019) NIH Requirement for ORCID iDs for Individuals Supported by Research Training, Fellowship, Research Education, and Career Development Awards Beginning in FY 2020, Scholarly […]
Good Publishing Practices and the Risks of Predatory Publishing workshop is brought to you (all UC San Diego faculty, staff and students) by the UC San Diego Library and the UC San Diego Research Compliance and […]
Allegra Swift wrote a new post, Get your research into eScholarship and globally accessible – a UCSD workshop, on the site CONDUIT 4 months, 1 week ago
May 23 at 12:30 – 2pm in BLB Classroom 3 brought to you by the Scholarly Communications Working Group’s eScholarship and UC Open Access Policies Team
Come get your questions answered and your scholarship and […]
Allegra Swift wrote a new post, Workshop: Introduction to Using Metrics to Communicate Research Impact, on the site CONDUIT 4 months, 2 weeks ago
@tmvogel will be teaching the workshop that is open to all UC San Diego researchers, faculty, students, and staff.
May 8, 2019, 10:00 am – 11:30 am in the UC San Diego Library, Dunst Classroom.
Image from page 200 of “Hill’s album of biography and art : containing portraits and pen-sketches… https://flic.kr/p/of2bGX
UC San Diego is the #10 Knowledge Unlatched (KU) Hero when it comes to total usage o […]
Where are the social sciences on the scholarly communications continuum?
In the blog post, “If you use social media then you are not working” – How do social scientists perceive altmetrics and online forms […]
Allegra Swift wrote a new post, Workflow is the new content or how to pay to access all that you do, on the site CONDUIT 6 months, 1 week ago
A great commentary by Mita Williams putting the commodification of scholarly communication workflow into perspective.
Disc Ploughs. Powerhouse Museum Collection on Flickr Commons https://flic.kr/p/4MB33q. […]
Allegra Swift wrote a new post, CFP reminder for FSCI2019, FORCE11’s annual scholarly communication institute, on the site CONDUIT 8 months ago
Force11 #FSCI19 Call from FSCI2019@UCLA:> Do you have research, experience, or skills in Scholarly Communication that you can share with others?> Could you help improve Scholarly Communication by proposing and […]
Allegra Swift wrote a new post, Another Elsevier journal editorial board leaves over access disputes, on the site CONDUIT 8 months, 1 week ago
Inside Higher Ed article describes actions by Journal of Informetrics editors:
Editorial Mutiny at Elsevier Journal
“Following in the footsteps of linguistics journal Lingua, the editorial board of the […]
Allegra Swift wrote a new post, One of our own won the inaugural 2019 California Young Book Collector's Prize, on the site CONDUIT 8 months, 1 week ago
Matthew is committed not only to providing access to his award winning collection related to his PhD research, but is intent on inspiring other scholars to actively participate in open access. He is an active […]
The call for papers for Elpub conference that will take place in Marseille, France, June 2-4 2019. The deadline for submitting abstracts is the 21st of January. The topic of the conference this year is […]
Allegra Swift wrote a new post, Historic and Scientific Publications from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography now available OA via the HathiTrust Digital Library, on the site CONDUIT 9 months, 2 weeks ago
By Amy Butros, @ucsdlibrary Subject Specialist for Earth and Marine Sciences and @Scripps_Ocean Liaison.
The HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository with content from a large number of i […]
Collecting and updating the public news about Elsevier negotiations and possible exit, with a University of California focus.
Update on the UC’s Negotiations with Academic Journal Publishers a […]
Allegra Swift wrote a new post, Feb 7, 2019 is Academic-Led Publishing Day #ALPubDay, on the site CONDUIT 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Academic-Led Publishing Day is a global digital event to foster discussions about how members of the scholarly community can develop and support academic-led publishing initiatives. Academic-Led publishing refers […]
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