[eIFLoa] Fwd: SPARC enews/December 2008
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From: Jennifer McLennan <jennifer at arl.org>
Date: 16 груд. 2008 19:27
Subject: SPARC enews/December 2008
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1. SPARC News
Materials, podcasts, and online discussion from the SPARC Digital
Repositories Meeting will be available this week.
SPARC-ACRL Denver Forum to Focus on Open Educational Resources
Read more about our panelists.
SCOAP3 Information Session at ALA Midwinter
You can help create a more equitable system for scholarly
communication. Join SPARC!
Here are three things SPARC member libraries focused on in 2008:
Ensuring public access to publicly funded research
Raising libraries' profile in campus policy
Expanding the coalition for Open Access to research
Is your library a SPARC member?
2. Partner News
Please see the SPARC Web site for a complete list of news from SPARC partners.
Digital Repository Federation (Japan) and DRIVER sign Memorandum of Agreement
BioMed Central Launches the Italian Journal of Pediatrics
Bioline's new funding model
New issue of the eIFL newsletter
Vote now to make Public Access to research a priority for the Obama
3. Industry Roundup
Please see the Open Access News Blog for more on these and other
industry developments from the past month.
Podcast of Rich Roberts on OA
500 DSpace installations worldwide
Obama's Energy nominee and OA
The OA mandate at Napier University
Temple requires OA for all dissertations, from August 2008 onward
Interview with authors of an OA textbook
SCOAP3 funding report
Surveying the IR community on perceived trends
Varmus one of the 10 most influential people in science
End of the line for the House IP subcommittee
Facebook app for repository deposits
Indian newspaper on OA Day
4. SPARC Resources for Authors
New: NIH PubMed Central submission methods videos
Method D 6-minute WMV file
Method C WMV file of 12 minutes
More SPARC Resources for Authors.
5. SPARC Resources for Publishers
SPARC'S University-based Publishing Partnerships: A Guide to
More SPARC Resources for Publishers.
6. SPARC Resources for Students
Read the transcript of Lawrence Lessig's keynote at the Students for
Free Culture Conference (Berkeley, October 11-12, 2008).
Read more on the SPARC-sponsored, Baker-authored Open Students Blog.
7. Upcoming events
The SPARC-ACRL Forum on Open Educational Resources will be held from
4:00 - 5:30 PM on Saturday, January 24, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency
Hotel, Centennial D. The ACRL Scholarly Communications Discussion
Group will also host an open conversation about issues that surface at
the Forum from 4:00 - 5:30 PM on Sunday, January 25 in room 403 of the
Colorado Convention Center.
These and other important events can be found on the SPARC Activities Calendar.
8. Articles of Interest
Other Voices: Proposal to impose fees on research articles should be
rejected, The Ann Arbor News, December 08, 2008
Stuck-in-the-Past Va. Physics Texts Getting Online Jolt, The
Washington Post, November 30, 2008.
At SPARC Digital Repository Meeting, Shulenberger Calls Out AAUP,
ACS, Library Journal, November 20, 2008.
SPARC Digital Repository Meeting Kicks Off Discussion of a
"Disruptive" Future that Remains Largely Untapped, Library Journal.
November 18, 2008.
Peter Suber's Predictions for 2009, The SPARC Open Access Newsletter,
December 2, 2008
Hindawi - Where Open Access Is Simply Good Business, InfoToday blog,
December 2, 2008.
In Boost for NIH Policy, Major Autism Research Organization Mandates
Public Access. Library Journal, Academic Newswire, November 13, 2008
A new beginning for open access publishing? Information World Review,
December 3, 2008.
A Guide for the Perplexed: Libraries and the Google Library Project
Settlement. ARL, November 13, 2008
One for All? As Google Deal Is Evaluated, Critics Question Single
Library Terminal, Library Journal Academic Newswire, November 11, 2008
For Advice on Publishing in the Digital World, Scholars Turn to
Campus Libraries, Chronicle of Higher Education, November 21, 2008.
You can help open access to research.
SPARC membership is open to North American and international academic
and research institutions that share an interest in creating a more
open and diverse marketplace for scholarly communication. Visit the
SPARC Web site to learn how.
In this issue:
>Resources for Authors
>Resources for Publishers
>Resources for Students
>Articles of Interest
SPARC enews archives are online at http://www.arl.org/sparc/
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medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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