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Open Repositories 2007 Conference Findings
Topics discussed are Interoperability, OAI-ORE, Manakin XML UI, Dark Archives, BibApp mashup, SIMILE project at MIT.
Modeling Scholarly Communication as an Information System
Many studies purport to describe the costs and benefits of different models of scholarly communication. However, in order to evaluate these claims, a consistent framework describing the social environment in which these ...
The Balance Point: Libraries as Journal Publishers
Increasing library involvement in journal hosting and publishing is an important topic for serialists. This installment of “The Balance Point” column presents articles that offer descriptions and analyses of the current ...
Creative Commons and Beyond
Learn more about creative commons (CC) and the licensing options available. Open access will be discussed in relation to copyright, clarifying the importance of creative commons. The Panton Principles will be explained, ...
What would the cost of your last term paper be without library access?
In honour of Open Access Week 2014, I asked the question, “What would the cost of your last term paper be without library access?”. I strategically chose to parse the Works Cited section for a paper I wrote in December ...
Introduction to digitization: an overview
Introduces the benefits and disadvantages of digitization. Discusses metadata and the digitization of images, audio and moving images. 2009 lecture discusses digitization project management and dissemination platforms.
The York Digital Journals Project: Strategies for Institutional Open Journal Systems Implementations
(American Library Association, 2010-07)
Embarking on a university wide journal-hosting initiative can be a resource-intensive undertaking. Providing such a service, however, can be equally rewarding, as it positions the library as both partner and colleague in ...
York Digital Journals and York Conference Server presentations
Thes presentations introduce Open Journal Systems and Open Conference Systems, and describe how York University Libraries are using these platforms to help the York community publish their journals and conference proceedings ...
This presentation will begin with a discussion of scholarly communications issues from the author's point of view. Tools and strategies to help authors manage their rights will be introduced.
Synergies, An Introduction
Provides a basic introduction to the Synergies Initiative.