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 bibliodiversity. I’d heartily recommend going and not just because it’s in France.
Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge for #openaccessweek
Open Access Week 2018 • October 22-28 | UC San Diego Library | @UCSDScholCom #openaccessweek
Register, connect, and use your researcher ID in grants, data, publications and other academic activities. Sign-up or update your ORCiD – we’ll show you how, get a cookie, and the department with the most ORCiDs wins a prize!
Tuesday, October 23 • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Table 1: Next to Club Med and Telemedicine
Table 2: Next to the Mandeville Coffee cart
Thursday, October 25 • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Table 3: In front of RIMAC
PUBLISHING DECISIONS: CHOOSING PUBLICATION PATHWAYS THAT WORK FOR YOU
Wednesday, Oct. 24 • Noon – 1 p.m. • Geisel Library, Seuss Room
Find out what the UC and the UC San Diego Library offer to ease and open up your publishing opportunities. Hear from Dan Morgan, Publisher
@CollabraOA @CivicSociology @elementascience @GlobalPerspJnl @CaseStudEnv @UCPress. about the latest efforts to transition to open access publishing.
Lunch will be provided so registration is required (contact us)
October 25, 2018 at 3:00pm, in the Geisel Library Seuss Room – screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship, directed by @jason_schmitt Chair of COMM & Media at Clarkson University.
PAYWALL: THE BUSINESS OF SCHOLARSHIP FILM SCREENING
Thursday, Oct. 25 • 3 – 5 p.m. • Geisel Library, Seuss Room
Paywall is a documentary film that investigates the need for open access to research and science. Light refreshments will be served.
So excited for this new series from the UC Office of Scholarly Communication series, Open MIc. Open Mic is a new, informal interview series with editors of open access journals.
In this Open Mic interview with UC Berkeley’s L2 Journal of applied linguistics, we spoke with founder, General Editor, and Professor of German Claire Kramsch; Managing Editor and French Department PhD student Emily Linares; and Mark Kaiser, Associate Director of the Berkeley Language Center, which sponsors the journal, and creator of the BLC Library of Foreign Language Film Clips. (The original sponsor of L2 Journal was the UC Consortium for Language Learning & Teaching.)
L2 Journal is an open access, fully refereed, interdisciplinary journal that aims to promote the research and the practice of language learning and teaching. The journal is published on the eScholarship platform, available free of charge (for readers and authors) on the internet. and supported by the Berkeley Language Center.
This caught our eye as we look for #openaccess publishing opportunities with #low2noAPC
PsychOpen is operated by the Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information and publishes open-access content in the field of psychology on behalf of professional bodies, institutions and learned societies to foster the visibility of psychological research. PsychOpen welcomes a variety of publication types: journals, monographs, clinical reports, etc. from all areas of psychology and its related disciplines including scholarly as well as professional topics. PsychOpen is free of charge to authors and readers.
The UC San Diego Library is engaged in another recent partnership to leverage publishing opportunities for our campus that support sustainable Open Access publishing. We are seeing engagement as we get notices from the publisher about our authors recent OA publications.
Image credit: The Great Flood of 1927 by Gil Cohen. National Guard, U.S. Govt. work
Ned Randolph published “River Activism, “Levees-Only” and the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927” DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17645/mac.v6i1.1179 in Media and Communication published by Cogitatio Press. Not only does he retain copyright and licenses his work with Creative Commons license, but he has seen 240 views and 29 downloads since publishing in open access on February 9, 2018! That’s 29 downloads in three days!!
As part of UC San Diego Library’s ongoing support for Open Access, the library pledges funds to “unlatch” books in partnership with Knowledge Unlatched. We are more than pleased to learn that our support has made some impact!
From @KUnlatched Publicity & Communications:
Knowledge Unlatched presents its Open Access Heroes 2018 Berlin, 12th February 2018. Knowledge Unlatched (KU) has released its OpenAccess Heroes for 2017. The “KU Heroes” for 2017, including those institutions worldwide where the highest usage of KU titles in 2017 was recorded. UC San Diego saw the second highest usage of any institution in North America and the seventh highest usage worldwide (based on downloads from the OAPEN and JSTOR platforms)!KU_Heroes_2018
Check back with KU as they will be announcing the title lists for KU Select 2018 at the end of April, including books and journals not only in HSS but also in STEM for the first time. They’ll also be launching new partnerships with Luminos (University of California Press), OpenEdition (French language content), HAU Books (Anthropology) and Open Commons of Phenomenology (Philosophy).