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Open Access Publishing: What Authors Want
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2012-03)
Campus-based open access author funds are being considered by many academic libraries as a way to support authors publishing in open access journals. Article processing fees for open access have been introduced recently ...
PubMed Central Canada & Faculty Perspectives: Open Access to Health Research at York University
The present study compares the differences between PubMed Central Canada, PMC (US), and UK PMC. Suggestions for developing a more robust PMC Canada along with faculty perspectives about this OA federal repository are discussed.
Publishing Trends and Open Access Journals at York University
As the fields of scholarly communication and academic publishing change rapidly, science librarians are highlighting different aspects of scholarly communication to their academic community. York University Libraries support ...
The Changing Landscape of Citation Management Tools: York University Faculty & Students Survey Results
Do our Health Science faculty & graduate students use citation management tools? Which one(s) do they use? What features do they use most often? A survey was sent out to York University faculty and graduate students ...
PubMed Central Canada: Beyond an Open Access Repository?
PubMed Central Canada (PMC Canada) represents a partnership between the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the National Research Council's Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (NRC-CISTI), ...
Promoting Open Digital Scholarship: A Canadian Library Perspective
(The Energy Resources Institute, 2010-02)
Librarians at York University have developed a stepwise approach to promote open access among faculty. Recent policy by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research requiring public access to outputs arising out of funded ...
Supplementing Traditional Ways of Measuring Scholarly Impact: The Altmetrics Way
The paper explores the importance of the Altmetric Attention Score (AAS) and York researchers’ awareness and perceptions of scholarly metrics and their impact. The top 100 papers with high Altmetric Attention Scores from ...
Effects of cardiac rehabilitation referral strategies on referral and enrollment rates
(Nature Publishing Group, 2010-02)
Despite recommendations in clinical practice guidelines, evidence suggests that utilization of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) following indicated cardiac events is low. Referral strategies, such as automatic referral, have ...
Cardiac rehabilitation referral strategies: effects on referral and enrollment
Despite recommendations in clinical practice guidelines, evidence suggests cardiac rehabilitation (CR) utilization following indicated cardiac events is 15-20%. Referral strategies such as automatic referral have been ...
RSS Feeds in STM Databases: SLA Biofeedback 2009
(SLA Life Sciences Division, 2009-05)
Role of RSS (Real Simple Syndication) to highlight York University faculty publications using Scopus, Pubmed & Web of Science is discussed in this article.
Effect of learning resources on Mendeley user adoption and productivity
This study was done to understand the user adoption pattern of a reference management tool such as Mendeley. Libraries can improve usage of reference management tools if they adopt a mix of learning support services. The ...
CIHR Policy & Opening Access to CIHR funded projects: Jun 2009
The Faculty of Health Research Office and York librarians are conducting a mini-workshop to describe the CIHR open access policy and to demonstrate how to deposit your manuscripts into the YorkSpace repository. Examples ...
Web of Science & Scopus – Helping Us Connect & Collect
This talk presents innovative ideas on how academic librarians can follow research and publishing trends at their universities using new web tools that are now available in STM databases.
The Growth of Open Access Across Canadian Universities
This study documents the increase of Open Access (OA) publications emanating from Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) member institutions. Free and subscribed databases are used to identify OA publications ...
WizFolio & RefWorks
Comparing online citation management tools for research
Using Online Tools to Engage the Science Community at York University: SLA 2008
York University Libraries are using Web 2.0 tools to identify and promote resources based on the research interests of the scientific community. Some of the tools include, RSS feeds for science research, permanent linking ...
Promoting Public Access Policies – A New Role for Librarians
The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) with its public access policy has joined a host of other granting agencies requiring researchers to provide open access to their research outputs. To help researchers ...