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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 ...
RSS Feeds from STM Databases: Innovative Possibilities
(Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship, ACRL, Science and Technology Section, May-10)
Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds have been used in academic libraries to follow new information posted on blogs, wikis and web sites. Science, Technology and Medicine (STM) databases also offer RSS feeds which can be ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
E-Books in the Academic Environment: An Update: UfT Chemistry Librarians 2008
As Canadian universities spend an increasing amount of budget for purchasing/leasing e-books from content providers librarians we need to understand issues related to findability and accessibility of e-books. They also ...
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 ...